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The Price Cap, set by the Government, will increase in April for all standard tariff energy bills – what can  you do?

Get in touch with us to help you manage your bills.  Consider if you want to take out a contract with fixed prices, talk  to your supplier and ask what they can offer you.

Broadband Providers are putting up their prices.    If you are not in a fixed price contract you will have a very short window of opportunity to cancel your contract.  Check  your details sooner rather than later.   What can you do?  First think about what you need  and then consider that all the providers apart from Virgin use Open  Reach for a fixed line broadband.   They will all  have similar  prices, unless there is a deal.   Could  you move to mobile broadband instead with unlimited  data?

Why you could be entitled to faster broadband than you realise
While the UK is often criticised for its slow broadband speeds, millions of households could be entitled to better quality connections that may not be more expensive than their current contracts.

Read in inews: https://apple.news/AZ68FAGM7SDqsyJptTGggCQ

Google’s next big Chrome update will rewrite the rules of the web
Google’s impending takedown of third-party cookies in Chrome is a big win for privacy.

Read in WIRED UK: https://apple.news/ADIYhse9sTC6ywrZx59VNSA

EDF ignites stock market spark with plan for Pod Point float
EDF, the French state-backed energy giant, is drawing up secret plans for a stock market flotation of one of Britain’s biggest providers of electric vehicle charging infrastructure amid soaring demand from motorists.

Read in Sky News: https://apple.news/Aw91L3HoEQuiSLLGINIuvIA

WhatsApp changes: Signal messaging platform stops working as downloads surge
Signal has been downloaded millions of times since WhatsApp unveiled new privacy terms.

Read in BBC News: https://apple.news/Ap4lHsNk6R9exrMQ8RxxaFQ

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Britishvolt to build UK’s first ‘gigaplant’ in Blyth, Northumberland. The £2.6 billion automotive battery factory – one of the largest-ever industrial investments in the UK – will create 3,000 direct jobs and 5,000 across the supply chain