Does the bill relate to an account in your nephew's name?
Originally Posted by Pikeyp
If so, although it's a pain, he needs to be proactive or it could damage his credit rating. He needs to contact the energy provider directly and tell them
(i) there is no gas in the flat
(ii) he never signed anything to agree to be supplied with gas by them or anyone else
(iii) please could they cancel the account and send him a letter confirming he owes them nothing
(iv) or they will be hearing from his solicitors.
There is no point involving the letting agent - they will neither know nor care what is going on with the energy bills.
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