Energy & water

Save almost £700 a year on home appliances with these 10 lifestyle tips

With all the chatter and advertising about changing energy suppliers and obtaining better tariffs, there is hardly a soul in this nation who has not heard that they should change to a better deal.

Power NI customers to be hit with 5.6% electricity hike

Thursday, 17 August 2017 | News

Power NI customers will be hit with a 5.6% electricity hike from 1 October, the provider has announced today.

Moneywise users prefer paper communication

Thursday, 17 August 2017 | News

Over a third (37%) of Moneywise.co.uk users prefer to receive bills and statements from financial firms and home finance providers by post.

True money stories from smart people: Can I borrow your crystal ball? Mine seems to be faulty

Monday, 14 August 2017 | Article

When we hear of Julius Caesar brushing aside the soothsayer who told him to “beware the Ides of March”, we think he was being dangerously rash.

‘Too nice to switch’ consumers losing £2bn a year

Thursday, 10 August 2017 | News

Many consumers lack the ruthlessness to switch and save on their bills and it’s costing them billions each year, a new report from GoCompare has found.

Ofgem signals price cut for three million energy customers

Wednesday, 09 August 2017 | News

Three million consumers who use prepayment energy meters are set to see their costs fall later this year.

Want to escape the British Gas price rise? Here are the alternatives

Friday, 04 August 2017 | News

Millions of British Gas customers were hit with the news this week that electricity prices will...

British Gas customers to be hit with up to 12.5% price hike

Tuesday, 01 August 2017 | News

Millions of British Gas customers will be hit with price hikes of up to 12.5% from 15 September, the provider has announced today.

Electricity innovation could save consumers £40bn

Monday, 24 July 2017 | News

A government initiative to change the way electricity is created and stored could save consumers up to £40 billion, according to energy regulator Ofgem.

British Gas pays 12,000 customers £90 each for missed appointments

Thursday, 20 July 2017 | News

British Gas has paid a collective £1.1 million to around 12,000 domestic and micro-business customers after its third-party agents missed or were late to appointments, and it did not compensate customers.

British Gas to be investigated amid concerns it wrongly charged early exit fees

Thursday, 06 July 2017 | News

An investigation into British Gas’ switching terms has been launched by energy regulator Ofgem.