Retail Competition and switching suppliers

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    Water choice – industry launches awareness-raising campaign

    Today marks the launch of a new industry-wide campaign aimed at raising awareness of the new non-household retail water market in England. There are just ten weeks to go until 1.2 million businesses, charities and public sector organisations will have the freedom to switch to a different water retailer. But with the clock ticking down … Continued

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    Water choice – could competition meet households’ expectations?

    With the Government still pondering whether to give households in England a choice over their retail water supplier, CCWater’s Chief Executive Tony Smith explains why the market may struggle without the lure of substantial savings for customers. This article first appeared in magazine Utility Week. Almost a year on from first tabling its proposals, the Government … Continued

  • Discover what water competition could mean for your business

    In six months time all non-household customers in England will have the opportunity to switch to a different water retailer. But what could that mean for your business? Our next business customer meeting in October is the perfect place to find out more, as our organiser Lucy Byrnes explains. As consumers we are used to … Continued

  • Could competition deliver a better deal for households?

    With the Government keen to give households in England a choice over their retail water supplier, CCWater Chief Executive Tony Smith explains why competition may struggle to whet the appetite of customers. Could competition deliver a better deal for households in England that comes close to meeting their expectations? That’s a question many of us in … Continued