Energy & water

Solar panel earnings to be slashed next year

Thursday, 17 December 2015 | News

The amount households can earn from solar panels will be slashed next year, the government has announced today – although the move doesn’t affect those who already have panels installed and registered.

Government pushes for cheaper household bills

Monday, 30 November 2015 | News

Consumers could benefit from cheaper utility, banking and broadband bills as a result of a wide-ranging government push to drive down household bills through increased competition.

Autumn Statement 2015: energy bills to be slashed by £30

Wednesday, 25 November 2015 | News

Up to 24 million households will see an average reduction in their energy bill of £30 a year from 2017, according to the government.

Revealed: the UK’s most expensive dentists

Friday, 06 November 2015 | News

Milton Keynes has the highest cost of private dental treatment in the country, with the average price for a check-up reaching £62, compared to just £31 in Birmingham.

British Gas deal could save consumers £289 on energy bills

Tuesday, 03 November 2015 | News

Households are now able to knock £289 off their annual energy bills, thanks to a new collective deal available via MoneySuperMarket.com.

Moneywise Home Finances Awards 2015 Part 1: Broadband, Landline, TV, VOD and mobiles

Tuesday, 27 October 2015 | Article

We’re spending more on staying in, with the Office for National Statistics (ONS) estimating the biggest area of spending for most households is energy and housing costs, at £74 a week, or £3,870 a year.

How to save money on over-the-counter medicines

Tuesday, 13 October 2015 | Article

Britons spend over £2.3 billion a year on over-the-counter (OTC) remedies, according to industry body the Proprietary Association of Great Britain – that translates to 964 million packs of such medicine a year.

Video on demand named as UK’s best value household service

Thursday, 08 October 2015 | News

Moneywise readers have voted video on demand (VoD) packages as the best value household service in a new survey of 14,000 people.