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Home-movers lose £20m by not comparing energy

Updated: 19th July 2017 - First Published: 19th July 2017 There’s a huge number of things to think about when you move home, yet it’s easy to overlook one of the most important ones – your gas and electricity tariff. This could be a costly mistake, as home-movers overpay by over £20m each month as a result! Read More...

EDF raises electricity prices for second time

Updated: 12th April 2017 - First Published: 12th April 2017 EDF Energy has announced that it’s raising its standard electricity prices for the second time this year. The move sees electricity prices rise by 9% and gas prices by 5.5%, with typical duel fuel direct debit bills rising by 7.2% from 21 June 2017. Read More...

SSE becomes latest supplier to raise energy prices

Updated: 13th March 2017 - First Published: 13th March 2017 SSE has become the latest Big Six supplier to announce that it’s raising its energy prices, following in the footsteps of most of its rivals. It's electricity customers who will be hit hardest, resulting in the average dual fuel bill rising by 6.9%. Read More...

E.ON’s latest energy price hike & how to avoid it

Updated: 08th March 2017 - First Published: 08th March 2017 E.ON has become the latest of the Big Six energy providers to announce that it’s raising prices, and much like previous announcements, it’s been widely criticised. But is there anything you can do about it? Read More...

Energy switching up by nearly 30%

Updated: 27th February 2017 - First Published: 27th February 2017 It’s being continually drummed into us that the only way to get the best price on our energy bills is to shop around, and happily the message appears to be getting through, with figures showing that switching levels have hit a six-year high. Read More...

British Gas freezes prices; Scottish Power raises

Updated: 10th February 2017 - First Published: 10th February 2017 Following hot on the heels of npower’s shock announcement that it was raising prices by a whopping 9.8%, British Gas has revealed that it’s freezing its prices until August – but ScottishPower announced a 7.8% price hike from 31 March. Read More...

New price cap for prepay energy customers

Updated: 07th February 2017 - First Published: 07th February 2017 Ofgem, the UK’s energy regulator, has set a temporary price cap for prepay energy customers, designed “to protect over four million households least able to benefit from competition” and save those customers around £80 per year. Read More...

Npower to raise energy prices by 9.8%

Updated: 03rd February 2017 - First Published: 03rd February 2017 Npower has announced that it’s raising its standard energy prices by an average of 9.8% – and it’s received huge amounts of criticism as a result. Read More...

Brits spend an extra £273m during the cold snap

Updated: 27th January 2017 - First Published: 27th January 2017 Has anyone noticed it’s been a little chilly lately? While the mercury’s been plummeting, the thermostat has been turned up a notch or two, and that means people up and down the country have been spending far more on their heating than normal. Read More...

Common energy mistakes that cost you £££

Updated: 20th January 2017 - First Published: 20th January 2017 The heating system is probably working overtime at present, but what if you could cut your bills without battling hypothermia? The key is being energy efficient, yet households could be wasting hundreds of pounds by making costly energy mistakes. Read More...


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