Former energy minister and home secretary Amber Rudd is joining the board of Scottish Gas owner Centrica.
The threat of industrial action by workers at gas giant Centrica has come a step closer in a row over jobs and pay.
Consumers are increasingly switching to small and medium sized energy providers and shunning the "Big Six", according to new figures.
More than one in five energy customers are now with small and medium-sized suppliers as the “big six” see their market share fall to a record low, Ofgem figures show.
Scottish Gas owner Centrica was accused of making workers pay for a failed business strategy with their jobs after the energy giant revealed plans to axe a further 4,000 roles.
Scottish Gas will rip out parts of heating systems in more than 150 homes in the north – because some of the radiators are too small.
Many school leavers in Scotland are being put off joining apprenticeship programmes due to widespread misconceptions about pay and qualifications, a study suggests.
British Gas plans to roll out smart meters across the UK has led to the company recruiting around 200 apprentices this year.