What caused Britain’s blackouts?
More than a million households and businesses were left in the dark and commuters stranded when the lights went out earlier this month. What happened?…
If you’d invested in: Equiniti and National Grid
Financial services firm Equiniti has gone from strength to strength, while National Grid is facing uncertainty.
Shares in focus: Just how sheltered is National Grid?
The utility giant has been one of the better safe havens to own. So, should you snap up the shares? Phil Oakley investigates.
Shares in focus: A dependable dividend-payer
This utility company pays out better than bonds for just a little more risk, says Phil Oakley.
Is it time to pull the plug on National Grid?
Investors' favourite National Grid is on a collision course with the energy regulator over what it charges its customers. That could spell trouble for…
Should you buy National Grid bonds?
National Grid has launched a new bond for the retail market. Its key attraction for hard-pressed savers is that over the ten years the capital value o…