If We Want the Young to Vote We Need to Offer Some Inspiration

Mark Flanagan | Posted 01.05.2016 | UK Politics
Mark Flanagan

If you want younger people to vote give them a vision they can get inspired by and be honest. If we collectively face up to our responsibilities to future generations then those 18-25 'non-voters' might start listening again.

Energy Giant EDF Made HOW Much?

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 13.02.2014 | UK

French-owned gas and electricity supplier EDF Energy has posted an increase in UK annual earnings to £1.69 billion last year, driven by the performan...

Cameron And Clegg Vow Energy Bills Cut

The Huffington Post/ PA | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Homebuyers are set to be handed £1,000 to spend on energy-saving measures, the Government has announced. The grants are part of a shake-up of gree...

Energy Giants Profits Now FIVE Times Higher

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 25.11.2013 | UK

The 'Big Six' energy giants' profits have multiplied five-fold to more than £1 billion since 2009, according to figures from regulator Ofgem. It m...

Switch Energy Firm, Urges Minister

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 16.11.2013 | UK

A Cabinet minister has encouraged consumers to switch energy supplier in a bid to force the "Big Six" to be more competitive. Energy Secretary Ed D...

EDF Ups Prices And Threatens To Do It AGAIN

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 12.11.2013 | UK

EDF has unveiled a 3.9% price increase, which will see bills soar by £49 to £1,300-a-year, and warned that they could rise further if the government...

A Nuclear Deal For Britain

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 21.10.2013 | UK

Energy Secretary Ed Davey has hailed a landmark deal to build Britain's first new nuclear plant in a generation. The agreement with French-owned EDF ...

Voters Urged To Change Their Government Provider

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 18.10.2013 | UK Comedy

British customers unhappy with energy prices have been told to change their government provider. "There is something everyone can do, which is look...

LibDems Go Nuclear Over Osborne's Latest Deal

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 17.10.2013 | UK Politics

George Osborne's announcement that Chinese companies will be able to invest in British nuclear power plants has drawn accusations from the Liberal Dem...

British Gas Plans To Give Away Free Power At Weekends

PA | Posted 31.07.2013 | UK

British Gas has said it could offer free electricity on Saturdays in a bid to reduce demand on weekdays. The energy firm has announced plans to tri...

'No Hiding Place' For Suppliers

PA | Posted 15.06.2013 | UK

One of the UK's biggest energy suppliers has called for petrol forecourt-style pricing in a bid to help consumers identify the best deals. EDF Ener...

Gay Marriage, Swivel-Eyed Loons And More: Funny Tweets Of The Week

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.05.2013 | UK Comedy

We're not sure which was our favourite catchphrase this week: "swivel-eyed loons", "aggressive homosexuals" or Norman Tebbit's "lesbian queen". Ei...

New Nuclear Power Station Gets Go-Ahead

PA | Posted 19.03.2013 | UK

The first of a planned new generation of nuclear power plants in the UK has been given the green light by government. Energy secretary Ed Davey tol...

Charlie Thomas

EDF Drops Law Suit Against Climate Change Protesters

HuffingtonPost.com | Charlie Thomas | Posted 13.03.2013 | UK

EDF has dropped a £5 million law suit against a group of climate change protesters, following sustained pressure from the public and high profile cam...

Energy Activists Reveal They're Being Sued By EDF (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK | Charlie Thomas | Posted 21.02.2013 | UK

Energy giant EDF is suing protestors and friends of the 'No Dash For Gas' campaign group for £5 million, claiming damages for the money spent and los...

Make No Mistake, the Government Wants to Subsidise Nuclear - And It Will Cost Us Dear

Caroline Lucas | Posted 09.04.2013 | UK Politics
Caroline Lucas

With the huge benefits of investing in renewables, energy efficiency and demand reduction becoming ever more obvious, it's clear that there needs to be far greater scrutiny of the policy decisions that are propelling Britain towards a nuclear future.

Charlie Thomas

Bright Sparks At EDF Target SMEs With New Tariff

HuffingtonPost.com | Charlie Thomas | Posted 06.11.2012 | UK

Energy giant EDF has launched a dedicated Small & Medium Enterprises (SME) electricity contract as part of its Customer Commitments, in which it pledg...

Charlie Thomas

Why Energy Contracts Are Costing British Businesses Thousands

HuffingtonPost.com | Charlie Thomas | Posted 03.10.2012 | UK

British businesses are missing out on falling electricity rates because energy suppliers are rolling over their contracts, a survey has found. Stat...

Customer Service is the New PR

Ehsan Khodarahmi | Posted 04.08.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Ehsan Khodarahmi

In the world of digital marketing, brands measure number of visits, time spent and number of clicks; something widely referred as number crunching to analyse and evaluate user behaviour online.

Electricity Giant In Talks To Extend Life Of Nuclear Stations

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.05.2012 | UK

Electricity giant EDF is in talks with the nuclear regulator about extending the life of its power stations. The firm, which runs eight nuclear pow...

Small is Beautiful for Energy Supply

Michael Edmondstone | Posted 09.07.2012 | UK
Michael Edmondstone

I have recently changed my energy supplier after staying loyal to one of the 'big six' for years. It's not that the supplier needed changing because of a gross lack of quality but, at the same time, I didn't just stay with them because they were particularly great. No, the real reason I changed is because I realised there is an alternative.

Energy Giant EDF In £4.5m Payout To Needy Households

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.03.2012 | UK

An energy company whose sales staff made misleading claims to customers has agreed £4.5m for needy households as part of a settlement with the regula...

EDF Energy To Cut Gas Bills By 5%

Posted 11.03.2012 | UK

EDF Energy has announced it will cut its gas bills by 5% from 7 February, offering cash-strapped families a glimmer of hope amid soaring household bil...

Complaints About 'Big Six' Energy Firms Soar By 26% Amid Price Hikes

PA | Posted 09.12.2011 | UK

Complaints about the "big six" energy firms soared by 26% over the summer as hostility against the sector continued to mount, a watchdog has said. ...

Brand Engagement on Social Media

Ehsan Khodarahmi | Posted 23.01.2012 | UK Tech
Ehsan Khodarahmi

It is crucial to hire individuals with communications skills with passion for transparency and relationship building; unless the purpose is to tick a box internally. Such approach will just give opportunities to job title driven individuals and wasting originations' resources while increasing customer dissatisfaction.