The CMA has published its provisional findings after a year-long investigation into the energy market. The provisional provisional findings highlight a range of issues that the CMA considers hinder competition in the market, including the extent to which consumers are engaged in the market and shortcomings in regulation and the ability to deliver change across the market. It also sets out the CMA’s views on the need for a coherent and transparent approach to responsibilities and policy implementation by those overseeing the industry. The CMA will now consult and hold detailed discussions with interested parties on the findings and possible remedies as it moves to publish its final report by the end of the year. Before then it will also publish its provisional decision on remedies where it will indicate the measures and actions it intends to include in that final report. Click here.