Energy theft

86% of billpayers think energy companies should do more to tackle energy theft

Almost nine in 10 (86%) billpayers think that energy companies should be working harder to tackle energy theft, according to a research report. The study was commissioned by outsourced utility customer engagement specialists Echo Managed Services and Grosvenor Services Group and endorsed by Crimestoppers UK. It surveyed 2,000 UK residents and found widespread public support for greater measures to be taken against the […]

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1 in 4 people would turn a blind eye to energy theft – says new research

New research has found that one in four UK residents wouldn’t report an instance of energy meter tampering, despite 92% agreeing that the practice is morally wrong. The study was commissioned by outsourced utility customer engagement specialists Echo Managed Services and Grosvenor Services Group, and endorsed by Crimestoppers UK. It surveyed 2,000 UK residents and found that only 54% of the public […]

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Two in five consumers are unaware of the safety risks of energy theft

More than a third (39%) of UK consumers are unaware that energy theft can cause a serious and potentially life-threatening risk to their safety, according to a new study. The research surveyed 2,000 UK residents and found worryingly low levels of awareness with regards to the practice of energy theft. One in five (22%) people […]

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