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  • Are global energy prices about to rise?

    Raging war in the Middle East and the unrest and recent tragedy in Eastern Europe may hardly seem comparable to household bills in the UK. But ongoing conflict in these areas

    Melanie Wright

    Updated: 18 July 2014

  • 100,000s of fixed energy deals ending – act now to switch yours even cheaper!

    Energy bills might be the last thing on your mind in the summer, but if your fixed rate tariff is due to end soon you’ll need to act quickly to avoid price hikes.

    Melanie Wright

    Updated: 02 July 2014

  • Faster switching for energy customers

    Ofgem, the energy market regulator, has announced that switching energy supplier should take 17 days by the end of 2014 – down from the typical 35 days at present.

    Kevin Pratt

    Updated: 16 June 2014

  • Fixed energy deal? Check your deadline!

    If you’re on a fixed rate deal for your gas and electricity, make sure you’re aware of the tariff’s end-date – and get ready to switch to another deal to continue saving money

    Kevin Pratt

    Updated: 12 June 2014

  • Watchdog slams energy firms over bills

    Ofgem, the energy market regulator, has criticised the Big Six energy firms for failing to explain why they have not passed on savings arising from steep falls in the wholesal

    Kevin Pratt

    Updated: 11 June 2014

  • Household bills: the great North-South divide

    How much does where you live affect the cost of running your home?

    Melanie Wright

    Updated: 11 June 2014

  • Will smart meters solve energy woes?

    Consumer confidence in energy firms has plunged to new depths according to research that reveals widespread mistrust of utility suppliers as well as confusion and anxiety abou

    Naomi Caine

    Updated: 09 June 2014

  • Voucher offer boosts Scottish Power deal

    Scottish Power is enhancing its latest fixed rate energy tariff with a voucher offer worth up to £80.

    Kevin Pratt

    Updated: 03 June 2014

  • Biggest energy savings for those in Yorkshire

    If you’ve never switched energy provider – and most of us haven’t – there’s a good chance you could slash your annual energy bill by 21% just by doing so. That’s in the vicini

    Kevin Pratt

    Updated: 19 May 2014

  • QA: E.ON’s £12m mis-selling penalty

    Energy supplier E.ON has today been hit with a record £12million penalty for misleading its customers.

    Mark Hooson

    Updated: 16 May 2014

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