Energy & water

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.

Pay less to see better

Monday, 05 October 2015 | Article

Three-quarters of people in the UK wear glasses or contact lenses or have had laser eye surgery, according to the College of Optometrists.

British Gas slammed for failing to pass on energy savings

Friday, 31 July 2015 | News

Consumers have been urged to shop around for the best energy prices as British Gas was criticised for failing to pass on energy savings to households.

Scottish Power named and shamed as most-complained about supplier

Friday, 24 July 2015 | News

Scottish Power has been named and shamed as the most complained about big energy supplier by Citizens Advice.

British Gas to cut gas prices by 5% on 27 August

Wednesday, 15 July 2015 | News

British Gas is to reduce the cost of its standard gas tariff by 5% from 27 August, which will cut the average energy bill by £35 a year.

25% of vulnerable young people can't pay their bills

Tuesday, 14 July 2015 | News

A quarter of vulnerable young people do not have enough money to pay for essential items and some cannot afford to eat, research has shown.

Customers are to blame for energy misery says watchdog

Tuesday, 07 July 2015 | News

There is weak competition in the domestic energy market but customers are largely to blame, an official investigation has found.

I had to leave to upgrade with EE!

Thursday, 11 June 2015 | Blog | By Mark King

Before I became a homeowner, my dad warned me that my house would be a bottomless money pit. And boy, was he right.

SSE loses 500,000 customers

Wednesday, 20 May 2015 | News

Energy company SSE has lost more than 500,000 customers in the past 12 months as customers continue to turn their back on the Big Six.