Better use of data and information sharing to identify customers in vulnerable situations – August project update

Ofwat and Ofgem, through the UK Regulators Network (UKRN), are working together to explore the potential benefits, opportunities and challenges of sharing data across water and energy, to better identify customers in vulnerable situations. Our work so far has shown

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How can Government and regulators keep up with disruptive innovation? Read the latest blog from the joint UKRN + Policy Exchange roundtable

From drones to blockchain, digital currencies to battery storage, and social networks to e-hailing apps – the emergence of new technologies and business models is changing the face of many product and service markets in the UK and globally. In

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Sharon Darcy’s appointment renewed

The UK Regulators Network have renewed Sharon Darcy’s appointment to the expert advisors’ panel, which also consists of Chris Bolt, Catherine Waddams and James Wardlaw. Sharon Darcy’s contract renewal is effective immediately for a two-year period, until July 2019. The

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New Cost of Capital Annual Update Report

Today we have published our Cost of Capital – Annual Update Report. The purpose of this new information paper, researched and written by the UKRN Cost of Capital Network, is to refresh last year’s report (which came out in March

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Consumer engagement in regulatory decisions

Our new publication is a guide to how UK regulators involve consumers, hear their views and take their interests into account. It provides a visual overview of how UK regulators and regulated companies engage with consumers in regulatory decisions. You

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Data sharing across water and energy to support consumers in vulnerable situations – a project update

The regulators of the UK Regulators Network (UKRN) want to ensure that regulated companies effectively support and meet the needs of those consumers who may find themselves in vulnerable circumstances. Cross-sectoral work with this aim in mind has already taken

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Open letter: exploring data sharing within the energy and water sectors

How can companies better identify the needs of consumers in vulnerable circumstances across the energy and water sectors? Last year UK Regulators Network published a leaflet on free support services available across regulated sectors, to consumers in vulnerable circumstances. Good

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Our report on Price Comparison Websites has now been published

We have now published our report on Price Comparison Websites The report offers a view on four key points: how consumers engage with the market of PCWs; what benefits there are for customers and for competition; what potential risks could undermine

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We have now published our 2016/17 work programme

The UKRN has existed for two years now and has delivered a number of key pieces of work on cross cutting policy issues. We intend to build upon this with a programme of work which seeks out opportunities for collaboration

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