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    1. July 4, 2014

      British Gas pays £1m compensation for mis-selling

      British Gas has agreed to pay £1m in compensation for mis-selling offences by staff attempting to recruit customers at...

    2. May 20, 2014

      Scottish Power fined £750,000 over billing charges

      Scottish Power has accepted a £750,000 penalty after regulator Ofgem ruled the energy company had failed to justify extra...

    1. April 25, 2014

      Scottish Power profits fall by a fifth

      A move into the red at Scottish Power’s generation business has led to a 21 per cent fall in annual profits at the UK energy...

    2. February 28, 2014

      Big six energy companies told to hand back customers’ cash

      The UK’s big six energy suppliers have to been told to redouble their efforts to hand back more than £400m owed to domestic...

    3. February 26, 2014

      Energy regulator Ofgem forces trading rules on ‘big six’ suppliers

      The UK energy regulator will next month force the “big six” suppliers to trade wholesale power twice daily in an attempt to...

    4. February 19, 2014

      Iberdrola chief ‘shocked’ by Davey’s political interference

      The head of Iberdrola, owner of Scottish Power, has sharply criticised the UK coalition government for “interfering” in the...

    5. February 10, 2014

      Scottish Power eyes hydroelectric expansion

      Scottish Power, the Spanish-owned energy group, is to consider a major expansion of “pumped storage” hydroelectric power in...

    6. October 30, 2013

      Labour intensifies attack on UK energy prices

      Labour kept up the pressure on the government over rising energy bills with a new party political broadcast on Wednesday...

    7. FT Alphaville

      October 28, 2013

      The 6am London Cut

      Markets: “Asian stocks rose, with the regional equities gauge rebounding from last week’s decline, after weaker than...

    8. October 27, 2013

      Labour ramps up attack against Big Six over power bills

      Energy companies have come under attack after the Financial Times revealed they had increased bills much faster than...

    9. October 27, 2013

      Big six energy groups dispute Ofgem analysis of wholesale prices

      Britain’s biggest electricity providers show remarkable unanimity on what is the main driver of rising energy bills: the...

    10. October 24, 2013

      Scottish Power becomes fourth big utility to raise UK bills

      Scottish Power on Thursday became the latest UK energy company to raise its prices, adding 8.6% or £113 to the bills of dual...

    11. October 22, 2013

      Scottish Power agrees to pay out £8.5m for misleading consumers

      Scottish Power has agreed to pay out £8.5m after an investigation by the UK energy regulator found the company had misled...

    12. September 6, 2013

      Green light for Welsh hydroelectric power station

      Britain is not known as a big producer of hydroelectricity but the go-ahead this week for a £100m scheme in the Welsh...

    13. May 1, 2013

      Weir Group chairman confirms speculation about resignation plans

      The chairman of Weir Group has confirmed recent speculation of his departure at the year-end, as the FTSE 100 engineer...

    14. April 17, 2013

      Scottish Power to recruit 2,500 people

      ScottishPower has announced plans to recruit 2,500 people for network engineering jobs over the next decade as it labours...

    15. April 2, 2013

      Ed Davey considers changes to UK energy bill

      Ed Davey, the energy secretary, is looking at making changes to proposed industry reforms, amid claims they will entrench...

    16. February 26, 2013

      Iberdrola sells Polish unit for €203m

      Iberdrola has sold a majority stake in its Polish unit as the Spanish power utility moves closer towards completing a €2bn...

    17. February 20, 2013

      Interview 2: From music to business

      Ian Stockley has no doubts about the role performing arts can play in building a child’s confidence. He recalls being 10...

    18. February 17, 2013

      Iberdrola defends £890m UK unit dividend

      Iberdrola, the owner of Scottish Power, has defended its decision to take an £890m dividend from the UK business, calling...

    19. February 14, 2013

      Spanish woes weigh on Iberdrola

      Iberdrola launched a share buyback programme as it reported that net profits in its home Spanish market have fallen back to...

    20. January 15, 2013

      Inflation flat despite rising energy bills

      UK inflation remained at 2.7 per cent for the third month in a row in December, with the rise in gas and electricity bills...

    21. January 14, 2013

      MPs point to loss of carbon contest funds

      MPs have attacked the coalition for setting aside just £200m for carbon capture and storage in the current parliament while...

    22. January 13, 2013

      Iberdrola rethink on Scottish Power sale

      Iberdrola has scrapped a plan to auction off part of its Scottish Power division after the Spanish group decided it had made...

    23. December 10, 2012

      Eon unveils new year price rise

      Eon has become the last of the “big six” UK energy suppliers to announce price increases after confirming it would be...

    24. November 11, 2012

      Gears start to grind more slowly for Weir

      Keith Cochrane’s timing was excellent. Since his decision to join Weir Group in 2006, the company has capitalised on the...

    25. November 6, 2012

      Dash for gas stumbles on policy doubts

      Gas-fired power stations that could generate more than a quarter of Britain’s electricity requirements are being held up by...

    26. October 24, 2012

      Iberdrola attacks Cameron’s fuel tariff plan

      Iberdrola, the Spanish utility which owns Scottish Power, criticised Downing Street’s plan to force energy companies to put...

    27. October 15, 2012

      Scottish Power raises energy prices

      Scottish Power has become the latest of Britain’s “big six” utilities to increase its gas and electricity prices, adding to...

    28. October 10, 2012

      Scotland – SNP 500

      It is time to crack open the scotch and dust off the Braveheart DVD. The Scottish National Party and the British government...

    29. FT Alphaville

      October 1, 2012

      Weekend news catch-up

      Weekend headlines from the FT and other UK media:* From The FT, -       RBS’ insurance arm Direct Line is set to miss out on...

    30. September 28, 2012

      Iberdrola weighs Scottish Power options

      Iberdrola, the Spanish power utility, is considering selling a minority stake in its UK-regulated power business to help...

    31. September 20, 2012

      Iberdrola must embrace global governance

      Governments, when they chase glory abroad, sometimes do so in order to silence domestic critics. Companies, by contrast,...

    32. August 22, 2012

      Energy supplier announces 9% price rise

      SSE, a “big six” energy supplier, announced on Wednesday that it was increasing electricity and gas prices 9 per cent from...

    33. July 17, 2012

      Energy group hits at delay

      One of the UK’s biggest energy companies has criticised the government for delaying a closely watched announcement on wind...

    34. June 15, 2012

      Sage names Brydon as non-exec chairman

      Sage Group has appointed Donald Brydon, the City veteran who heads the board of Royal Mail, as new non-executive chairman of...

    35. April 26, 2012

      Simon Lowth, interim CEO AstraZeneca

      Simon Lowth’s appointment as interim chief executive of AstraZeneca puts him in a strong position as the long-term successor...

    36. April 3, 2012

      UK opens carbon capture contest

      The UK has launched its second £1bn competition in five years to find a company that can come up with a workable scheme to...

    37. March 16, 2012

      Whitehall blamed for failed emissions project

      A series of failures in Whitehall led to last year’s collapse of a £1bn project that was supposed to make Britain a world...

    38. March 15, 2012

      Working in Insurance: Future leaders ‘less likely to be outsiders’

      From west African politics to Scottish utilities, the insurance industry’s current crop of top managers have a wide range of...

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