British Gas owner to save around £100m thanks to ‘fire and rehire’

British Gas owner Centrica on track to save around £100m thanks to restructuring and ‘fire and rehire’ scheme Centrica said 98% of British Gas engineers had agreed to sign new contracts Group said trading conditions have remained ‘tough’  Business electricity demand dropped by 15% in first quarter The number of boilers that it installed in … Read more

Israeli police fire tear gas and stun grenades at Palestinian protesters on Temple Mount

Israeli police fire tear gas and stun grenades at Palestinian protesters on Temple Mount in third day of clashes amid soaring tensions over planned evictions from Arab homes in Jerusalem Israeli police fired tear gas at Palestinian protesters inside the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound on Monday Police said that protesters hurled stones from the mosque, which … Read more

Huge ‘gas explosion’ on street in Ashford ‘blows off front of house’

Huge ‘gas explosion’ on street in Ashford ‘blows off front of house’ as fire crews rush to scene Four fire crews called to Mill View in Willesborough in Ashford at just before 8am Several people were trapped inside house before being freed, Kent Police said Video shows flames and smoke billowing from house as police … Read more

British Gas promises to do better over Homecare appointments fiasco  

British Gas promises to do more to help vulnerable customers trying to book Homecare appointments By Fiona Parker For The Daily Mail Published: 22:01 BST, 20 April 2021 | Updated: 22:01 BST, 20 April 2021 British Gas has pledged to do more to help vulnerable customers after Money Mail sent it a dossier of nearly … Read more

British Gas engineer who starred in firm’s recruitment adverts axed after refusing pay cut

Mother-of-three British Gas engineer who starred in firm’s recruitment adverts is put through ‘hell’ and axed after refusing pay cut under ‘fire and rehire’ plan despite 12 years’ service Hundreds of British Gas engineers have lost their jobs after refusing new deal Holly Mailey, 33, worked for firm for 12 years and was part of … Read more

Hundreds of British Gas engineers share their fury

Hundreds of ‘devastated’ British Gas engineers who have lost their jobs today vented their fury after they refused to sign up to tougher employment terms under a controversial ‘fire and rehire’ scheme which has cast a shadow over chief executive Chris O’Shea’s first year in office.  The energy supplier, which is one of the UK’s Big … Read more

Nicole Murphy, 53, showcases her curves in a tight black dress while pumping gas in West Hollywood

Nicole Murphy decided to put her stunning curves on full display for a trip to the gas station on Saturday afternoon. The 53-year-old fitness influencer, who was seen pumping fuel in West Hollywood, slipped into a a body-hugging black dress. Murphy’s enviably toned arms and legs were made visible in the short, fitted garment, which … 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 is seen 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 married his … Read more