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they say that it was a verbal contract and that its exactly the same as actually signing something.
they also said that they have a recording of this.
I believe that I was completely misled and that the so called broker was in fact themselves or a sister company. I felt rushed in to making a choice and it was all done within a few mins. I would have never agreed to a 5y contract, knowing that I am possibly only hear for 3y. they did not point out any of the obscene charges to me and with no paperwork until it was to late.
Ok - the bad news is as a business person you have far fewer rights in terms of contracts etc.
This is because the Court will consider as a business you have more sense and need less protection.
However saying that there are some laws that apply such as misreprsentation
This is where one party is induced into a contract by a statement which later turns out to be false
If this was the case and you seem to indicate that it was then you have a case of breach of contract by misrepresentation
What you need to do is write and set out your position, make it clear there is a breach by false representation.
The remedy for this is that both parties go back to the position they were in before the contract started.
You can pay for the energy used, switch and tell them to see you in Court for the balance.
They would need to prove to a Judge that they knew of the position, the statements were correct and you were not misled
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