Looks like we’re in for a long, cold and skint winter. Energy price increases are back with a vengeance – and today’s unwelcome news from British Gas will hit eight million of its customers.
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If you’ve been tempted into a fixed-price energy deal, be sure you know when it’s due to end. Otherwise you could be automatically put onto another fixed deal – or worse, charged a hefty fine to switch supplier.
Keeping our homes warm is one of the biggest concerns for Brits this winter. But what will motivate us to take action to keep our bills down – and do we really need to see details of our neighbours’ consumption?
If you look at a ratings system and assume that an A grade is best, you might soon have to change your outlook – especially when buying ‘wet’ appliances like washing machines. Get ready for A+++.
Today brings an end to the outrageously unfair ’65 day rule’ that let energy companies tell you of a price hike weeks after it had happened. With your help, Which? has scored a big win for energy customers everywhere.
Are you confused by all the energy tariffs out there? Have you teared your hair out trying to switch energy supplier? Well, you’re not the only one! Something needs to change and we need you to support our campaign.
Ofgem’s investigation into four energy companies over mis-selling isn’t a surprise. Consumers have been telling us shocking tales for nearly 15 years, and whatever’s done, it’s likely the flow of complaints will continue.
Why are so many of us switching energy suppliers by falling for doorstep sellers’ patter when we could be using a comparison site? Are we lazy, uninformed, or simply unaware of just how useful they are?
Latest stats suggest we don’t have a clue about how to save energy and that we’re choosing the wrong ways to be green. But surely that old cliché – every little helps if we all do our bit – stands true?
Energy suppliers were forced to make their bills easier to understand, but as expected, it doesn’t look like they’ve done a good job. Our gas and electricity bills are just as frustratingly confusing as they’ve ever been.
Uh oh. Despite it being one of the few months we don’t need to reach for the thermostat, the energy increase ‘will they/won’t they’ rumour mill has been stirring into life again.
Ofgem has finally forced improvements to energy bills, but has the regulator really taken things far enough? Will the bills sent out by reluctant energy suppliers be easier for us to understand?