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10 smart ways to cut your energy bills and save hundreds of pounds

Tempted to turn up the thermostat in biting cold weather? Then think again… there are other ways to keep warm that could slash your heating bills and save you hundreds of pounds

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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Water companies plan to cut bills for millions of customers

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.

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Save on your handset: Get a refurbished phone and ditch your pricey contract

If, like me, you aren’t enticed by the latest smart phone and its flash new features, perhaps you should consider purchasing a refurbished handset and a Sim-only contract to save money.

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Poorest 30% of families 'up to £150' worse off

Britain’s poorest 30% of families were up to £150 worse off in 2017/18 compared to the 2016/17 financial year, according to a report by an independent think tank.

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

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

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Water bills to rise by 2%

Households in England and Wales will see water and sewerage bills rise by an average of 2% (£9) from 1 April, while households in Scotland will see price hikes limited to 1.6% (£6) a year.

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Water bills set to fall

Water bills in England and Wales could fall by £15 to £25 a year from 2020, according to the water regulator.

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