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

Four fifths of households fail to switch in Ofgem energy trial

Monday, 20 August 2018 | News

Only one in five households who were offered a cheaper energy tariff chose to change provider, according to a collective switching trial from energy regulator Ofgem.

Half of energy switchers are shunning the 'Big Six'

Wednesday, 15 August 2018 | News

British households are leaving the ‘Big Six’ energy providers in droves, according to the latest figures from Energy UK.

Citizens Advice calls for smart meter rollout delay after receiving 3,000 complaints

Friday, 10 August 2018 | News

Citizens Advice has called on the government to extend the smart meter rollout by three years after receiving 3,000 complaints about the gadgets.

British Gas hikes energy prices for the second time in six months

Wednesday, 08 August 2018 | News

Millions of British Gas customers on standard variable tariffs (SVT) will be hit by an inflation-busting 3.8% increase from 1 October.

Vulnerable energy customers face price rise

Tuesday, 07 August 2018 | News

Five million households covered by energy regulator Ofgem’s ‘safeguard tariff’ will likely see prices rise from 1 October.

Octopus Energy to take on 100,000 Iresa customers

Wednesday, 01 August 2018 | News

Just under 100,000 customers of Iresa will be transferred to Octopus Energy, Ofgem has announced.

Energy supplier Iresa goes bust: what it means for you

Friday, 27 July 2018 | News

Energy supplier Iresa has gone under, affecting just under 100,000 households.

'Urgent intervention' into smart meter roll-out called for by MPs

Monday, 23 July 2018 | News

“Urgent government intervention” into the roll-out of household smart meters is needed, according to a cross-party group of MPs.

Co-op Energy to hike prices by 5.2%

Wednesday, 18 July 2018 | News

Around 65,000 customers on Co-op Energy’s standard variable tariff (SVT) will be hit with average price hikes of 5.2% from 20 August.

Switch energy supplier and save

Friday, 13 July 2018 | Blog | By Helen Knapman

This month heralds the start of the school summer holidays, which sees parents and grandparents across the UK hoping the sun will make an appearance or perhaps looking forward to jetting off to more exotic climes instead.