Energy & water

Water bills: don’t splash the cash

If you pay for your water supply, then you may want to consider having a meter installed. It could boost your household finances

Automatic energy switching service could help you save hundreds every year

Wednesday, 17 October 2018 | News

Households could benefit from the cheapest energy deals on the market, without having to lift a finger. 

Water meters should be compulsory say MPs - but large households could see their bills rise

Wednesday, 10 October 2018 | News

Households could be in for higher water bills after a committee of MPs called for firms to be given power to install compulsory meters.

Energy giants SSE and Npower cleared to merge by competition regulator

Wednesday, 10 October 2018 | News

Consumer choice amongst the biggest energy firms set to reduce as Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) gives green light to company merger.

Is it time for our cash to go green?

Tuesday, 25 September 2018 | Blog | By Helen Knapman

Perhaps it’s time we all took a long hard look at where our money is going.

Scam watch: Energy theft costing every household in the UK £20 per year

Thursday, 20 September 2018 | News

Households are being put in physical danger, and losing money to energy theft, according to Crimestoppers. 

Challenger energy provider Ovo hikes prices by up to 12.4% adding £135 on to customers’ bills

Monday, 17 September 2018 | News

Challenger energy provider Ovo has hiked the price of its variable tariffs by well above the rate of inflation.

Three hikes in 2018 - Bulb raises prices for 600,000 households

Friday, 14 September 2018 | News

Bulb Energy is hiking prices for the third time this year, with customers being hit with an inflation-busting 11.1% increase in November.

Ofgem energy price cap will cut priciest ‘Big Six’ tariffs by £120

Thursday, 06 September 2018 | News

More than 11 million households could see their energy bills fall by £75 on average a year, after the energy regulator Ofgem unveils details of its price cap.

Water companies plan to cut bills for millions of customers

Tuesday, 04 September 2018 | News

Millions of households can look forward to a reduction in their water bills, while more vulnerable customers will become eligible for help paying for their water supply.

Npower and SSE merger cleared by competition watchdog

Thursday, 30 August 2018 | News

The competition watchdog has provisionally cleared the proposed merger between rival ‘Big Six’ energy companies SSE Retail and Npower after it concluded that prices would not be materially affected.