Hundreds of British Gas engineers share their fury

British Gas engineers have shared their fury as hundreds today lost their jobs after refusing to sign up to tougher employment terms under a ‘fire and rehire’ scheme. The energy supplier handed dismissal notices to around 1,000 employees on April 1 following months of controversy over owner Centrica’s plans to up hours and cut higher … Read more

Hundreds of British Gas engineers share their fury

British Gas engineers have shared their fury as hundreds today lost their jobs after refusing to sign up to tougher employment terms under a ‘fire and rehire’ scheme. The energy supplier handed dismissal notices to around 1,000 employees on April 1 following months of controversy over owner Centrica’s plans to up hours and cut higher … Read more

Toxic gas in the brain may increase your risk of developing dementia 

Levels of a toxic gas in the brain could influence whether or not we get dementia and epilepsy, a study reveals. The gas, hydrogen sulfide (H2S), is created inside the body in small doses – and is perhaps best known for carrying the torrid smell of rotten eggs.   H2S is produced in the brain and several … Read more

VICTORIA BISCHOFF: Burning fury at British Gas chiefs

VICTORIA BISCHOFF: Burning fury at British Gas chiefs for abandoning Homecare customers in the pandemic By Victoria Bischoff for the Daily Mail Published: 22:01 BST, 13 April 2021 | Updated: 23:16 BST, 13 April 2021 A broken boiler is stressful enough at the best of times – never mind during a pandemic. You can’t pop … Read more

Scandal that’s made you boil! Stories British Gas bosses MUST read

Scores of abandoned British Gas customers say they have paid the price of blind loyalty to costly boiler cover plans.  Money Mail has now received around 100 letters and emails from fed-up policyholders who are spending hundreds of pounds a year on boiler and heating insurance but still can’t get an appointment for repairs in … Read more

Police fire tear gas at protesters as officer fatally shoots man 10 miles from George Floyd killing

Minneapolis descended into chaos as protests erupted and looting broke out on Sunday night after police in a city suburb killed a black man after a traffic stop went wrong. The incident occurred just 10 miles from where George Floyd died last May and where the trial into his death is moving into its third … Read more

Landlords fall behind on gas safety checks in nearly half of rented homes

A significant number of UK landlords are putting themselves and their tenants at risk by not complying with required safety regulations, a new survey has suggested.  Almost half of tenants living in privately rented accommodation with gas mains say they have not had their gas appliances checked in the last 12 months, according to research … Read more

Hit-and-run driver, 21, ‘inhales laughing gas from balloon’ at wheel

A hit-and-run driver who was jailed for killing a restaurateur in front of his wife and children was captured on CCTV sucking on a balloon at the wheel. Gary Haffenden smashed his friend’s mother’s Ford Ranger pick-up truck into Syed Zaidi, 35, in Virginia Water, Surrey, on March 17, 2019. The 21-year-old yard worker – who had recently … Read more

The Britsh Gas HomeCare cover that could leave you out in the cold

The advert begins with a dad pointing a torch at a boiler and filling a hot water bottle for his child.  Then a voiceover starts: ‘Boiler playing up? Dreading waking up to a freezing home and an unexpected repair bill? Not when you’re covered by British Gas HomeCare.’ But the energy giant’s latest TV campaign … Read more

The Britsh Gas HomeCare cover that could leave you out in the cold

The advert begins with a dad pointing a torch at a boiler and filling a hot water bottle for his child. Then a voiceover starts: ‘Boiler playing up? Dreading waking up to a freezing home and an unexpected repair bill? Not when you’re covered by British Gas HomeCare.’ But the energy giant’s latest TV campaign … Read more