The doorstep salesmen paid £50k bonuses to flog you a smart meter: Revealing the tactics used to lure families to the digital energy revolution many refuse to join
Energy salesmen are being offered commissions of up to £50,000 a year to convince homeowners to install smart energy meters.
A Money Mail investigation found staff are being recruited to knock on doors and phone customers on behalf of major energy companies. Job advertisements posted online state that they will be selling new digital smart meters.
These meters automatically send readings to suppliers every half an hour and show customers in pounds and pence exactly how much power they are using.
Sales staff will also be selling special energy tariffs alongside the meters.
The adverts say... read more
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