This is a really insightful piece highlighting yet another consequence of high wholesale prices and the pressure this puts on suppliers. 

With three more energy companies ceasing to trade yesterday - all blaming the high wholesale prices - the choice that consumers have is further reduced and there is also a danger that people will become scared to switch and so choose to stick with the devil they know. 

It is a strange state of affairs when a consumer is best advised to go for a standard variable tariff...