Energy firm switch to be speeded up

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%VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%The time it takes to switch electricity and gas supplier will be cut in half to two-and-a-half weeks under plans put forward by energy regulator Ofgem.

The proposals, agreed by the energy industry and due to come into force on December 31, will see switching times come down to three days plus a 14-day cooling off period.