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Cathy Hudson

Cathy has been a journalist since 2001, starting her career writing about mortgages and property. Before going freelance in 2018 she worked at Which? for 12 years, first as a money writer then as an editor in the money, home, tech and cars teams. Her final role as technology editor saw her getting to grips with smart home technology and covering the latest tech from Las Vegas. Publications she has written for as a freelancer include,, The i Paper, the London Evening Standard, Which? and Which? Computing. Her guilty pleasure is watching property programmes.

Recent articles by Cathy Hudson

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Expert Reviews Energy Awards 2024: The results

We reveal the best energy suppliers in Great Britain, based on your experiences

Best energy supplier 2024: How to get the best energy deal

The energy market has changed drastically in the past year. What does this mean for your energy bills and can you still switch tariff?

EDF Energy (2023) review: Zero-carbon, poor service

A good supplier if you want to reduce your carbon footprint, but one of the most poorly rated

Scottish Power review: Green energy with acceptable service

Impressive green credentials with reasonable customer service and value for money

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Octopus Energy (2023) review: Our favourite energy supplier

A multi-award-winning energy supplier, Octopus Energy is a great all-rounder

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Ovo Energy (2023) review: Not one of the best suppliers

Unimpressive customer service and value for money but has options for environmentally minded customers

British Gas (2023) review: Not the best or the worst

You’ll get a lacklustre service from this long-established supplier and it’s not the best value

Shell Energy (2023) review: One of the worst suppliers

Disappointing results across the board and customers are the least likely to recommend it to a friend

E.ON (2022) review: A reasonable green supplier

100% renewable electricity for homes on fixed tariffs but not the best ratings for some aspects of customer satisfaction

Bulb Energy (2022) review: A troubled green supplier

Mediocre customer service and value for money but its green electricity and gas help to reduce your carbon footprint