Energy companies are making £101 profit a year from every family – an astonishing 1,000 per cent increase in just five years. Industry regulator Ofgem yesterday announced a full-blown inquiry into the energy market as it revealed that the profit figure had doubled from £48 last year, despite a fall of up to 38 per cent in wholesale gas and electricity prices. Full story >>
Shark is an informal word for someone who obtains money by cheating people. • Here the business sharks rule the roost and put poor consumers at their mercy.