uSwitch price comparison site hiding best deals – costing £120 per year
The Sun newspaper has revealed that the price comparison website uSwitch, claiming to be “fair and impartial,” initially only shows deals from firms that pays commissions of up to £100 a time.
“To hide deals again shows breath-taking arrogance. Normal people expect honest advice, and uSwitch are treating them with contempt.” Will Hodson, The Big Deal
They were caught hiding deals by The Sun two years ago — leading to new rules that outlawed the practice.
To see the very cheapest deals u Switch customers must first run a comparison and then click on a small box to “unhide” deals. Experts say most users will not realise this.
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