LONDON, June 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
comparethemarket.com, one of the UK's leading price comparison websites, has welcomed the recent research by YouGov SixthSense on the number of consumers switching their gas and electricity providers.
The study showed that 72% of UK consumers have switched their gas and/or electricity accounts in the last five years, with 41% of consumers reporting that price comparison websites influenced their choice to switch. Additionally, over half of all the consumers polled indicated that they found price comparison websites very helpful.
Commenting on the findings, Andrew Stocks, Director at comparethemarket.com, said: "comparethemarket.com takes great pride in helping our customers find good deals on their gas and electricity. We are delighted that this latest research proves that consumers have found price comparison websites invaluable in helping them to switch to a better offering. We will continue to give consumers one of the best online comparison services available and help them make great savings on their household bills."
Specialising in more than just gas and electricity, comparethemarket.com provides customers with an easy way to find the right deal on a wide range of insurance and financial products including car insurance, home insurance, van insurance, bike insurance, life insurance, pet insurance and credit cards. It also offers comparisons for a range of household utilities including phone, broadband and digital TV.
- comparethemarket.com was launched in 2006 and has grown rapidly over the past six years to become one of the UK's leading price comparison websites.
- comparethemarket.com provides customers with an easy way to make the right choice for them on a wide range of products including motor, home, life, travel and pet insurance as well as utilities and money products such as, credit cards and loans.
- comparethemarket.com actively selects its brand partners, working with the best and most trusted organisations to ensure quality service to consumers.
comparethemarket.com is a trading name of BISL Limited. BISL Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority.
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