I knew I was being lied to. I have a nose for it these days. They do not have enough staff to do the job they charge for. It was £192pa for service and breakdown cover. Now £210pa.
'Centrica, the owner of British Gas, is to cut 5,000 jobs this year to "arrest the decline" of the company. The company has been losing customers to rivals and, in February, blamed a big loss in 2019 on the energy price cap and falling gas prices.' 11 Jun 2020
'British Gas tells thousands of workers to 'sign new contracts or lose their jobs' Centrica has already outlined 5,000 job cuts as a knock on effect of the pandemic, with new customer numbers also falling in recent years. Now, workers have entered talks with the GMB union.'
Not a happy ship but the 'Captain' is doing nicely. He was well named 'Conn'.
Centrica boss gets 44% pay rise after 'challenging year' - The chief executive of the company which owns British Gas received a 44% rise in his pay last year to £2.4m. It means Iain Conn, who runs Centrica, is paid 72 times that of an employee in the lower quartile of its salary range - a smart energy expert paid £33,718. 8 Apr 2019 www.bbc.co.uk › business-47850775
What a load of crooks and he's gone.
'British Gas owner Centrica appoints its finance director Chris O'Shea as new boss O'Shea had already temporarily taken over from chief executive Iain Conn He will be paid £775,000 per year, compared to Conn's £953,000 last year He has agreed to take a £100,000 pay cut due to the coronavirus outbreak. Learn more about how to help people impacted by Covid.' 14 April 2020