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  • What does the Autumn Statement mean for you?

    The Chancellor’s Autumn Statement was chock-full of cheery statistics about the performance of the economy – but hard-pressed consumers across the land will be trying to squar

    Kevin Pratt

    Updated: 05 December 2013

  • At last – action on energy bills

    Finally! After months of pleading for action on the soaring cost of energy, the plight of hard-pressed British households is being prioritised. The Chancellor’s Autumn Stateme

    Kevin Pratt

    Updated: 02 December 2013

  • What to do if you can’t pay your energy bill

    We're thankfully seeing government action to reduce energy bills, but they're still a huge expense. The announcement that annual costs will fall by around £50 is welcome, but

    Naomi Caine

    Updated: 27 November 2013

  • Already fixed energy tariff? What next?

    At MoneySuperMarket we’ve always argued that finding a fixed rate tariff is the best way to avoid the relentless year-on-year increase in energy costs. These annual hikes affe

    Kevin Pratt

    Updated: 22 November 2013

  • British Gas hike hits on Saturday

    The latest energy bill price hike – this time from British Gas, Britain’s biggest energy provider – takes effect this coming Saturday. Almost 8 million customers on the firm’s

    Les Roberts

    Updated: 19 November 2013

  • What’s in store for your energy bill?

    The soaring cost of energy is causing huge distress across the country as we feel the first real bite of winter weather. The average bill for those on standard variable tariff

    Kevin Pratt

    Updated: 14 November 2013

  • What is the Winter Fuel Payment?

    It’s going to get seriously cold very soon – at precisely the same time as the recent energy company price hikes come into effect.

    Naomi Caine

    Updated: 14 November 2013

  • What is the Cold Weather Payment?

    We’ve had our first deep frosts, parts of the country have seen snowfalls, and the last glimmers of autumn warmth have surely seeped away.

    Naomi Caine

    Updated: 14 November 2013

  • Unhappy new year for EDF customers

    Five down, one to go. EDF today became the fifth of the ‘Big Six’ energy providers to announce price rises in recent weeks. This means Eon is the only major supplier yet to in

    Mark Hooson

    Updated: 12 November 2013

  • Energy firms to hand back balances

    Energy firms will no longer be allowed to sit on cash from customers’ direct debit overpayments, under new plans due to come into effect in the next few weeks.

    Melanie Wright

    Updated: 11 November 2013

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