Retail Competition and switching suppliers

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    Welcome to the CCW Business Customer Hub

    Welcome to the new CCW Business Customer Hub – a one-stop shop for all the latest news and views from the world of water. Who are we? For those of you who may be unfamiliar with CCW and what we do, let’s start with a brief introduction. We began life in 2005, originally as the…

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    Have your say on the water retail market

    Giving business customers the chance to have their say about the retail water market will top the agenda when we hold our next business customer meeting in Birmingham on Thursday (24 October). We will be showcasing plans to launch an online one-stop shop for all the latest news, views and insights from the non-household market….

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    Non-household complaints fall for first time since market opening

    The number of complaints made by non-household customers about retailers to the Water Watchdog has fallen for the first time since the market opened. New figures show the Consumer Council for Water received 766 complaints during the first quarter of 2018/19 – a 21 per cent reduction on the 968 received during the final three…

  • Make it your business to learn more about water market

    Helping small businesses to discover more about their freedom to switch water supplier will be top of the agenda when we hold our next business customer meeting in Birmingham on Thursday (1 March). The water watchdog will be delving beneath the surface of its latest research which shows only 2 out of 5 small and…

  • BLOG: Slow but steady start to new water market

    Our Policy Manager Evan Joanette reflects on the experiences of customers after a steady start to the new non-household retail water market in England. It’s hard to believe that four months have already passed since the long-awaited opening of the non-household retail water market in England. Since April 1, businesses, charities and public sector organisations…