Over the years we’ve encouraged you to haggle on your bills, and we’ve recently discovered that those who do can save about £725 a year. So do you haggle for a good deal?
Posts tagged with "energy-bills"
District heating networks serve around half a million UK homes, but many on these schemes often pay the price for the service. The Competition and Markets Authority is launching an investigation into these schemes to assess whether people are really getting a good deal. (more on district heating…)
British Gas will soon scrap standard tariffs for new customers – will this be a game-changer for the energy market?
For too long, renters have felt they couldn’t or shouldn’t switch energy providers. Saving money on household utilities isn’t just reserved for homeowners. A new Which? Switch feature helps renters see how much they could save by switching.
The price households pay for their gas and electric is proving to be a problem that won’t go away for the government, no matter how much tough talking they do on the subject.
14m of you are on a standard tariff with one of the biggest 10 energy companies and over 8.5m have been on that same tariff for more than three years. You’re loyal to your supplier, but what do you gain from this?
British Gas has announced a 12.5% increase in its standard tariff electricity prices pushing up energy costs for 3.1 million households. What will British Gas be doing for those affected by the increase?
Ofgem, the energy regulator, has announced that a plan is on its way to tackle energy bills and relieve the burden on the most vulnerable energy customers in the UK. But will it be enough?
What’s the difference between a fixed energy tariff and standard variable tariff? If you’re unsure about energy prices, don’t worry. You are not alone.
They claim to save you hundreds of pounds on your electricity bill, help you towards electricity self-sufficiency, and even let you play a part in the National Grid. Are you tempted by a home battery? (more on home batteries…)
We are working tirelessly in the run up to the general election to ensure consumer rights are at the heart of the debate. That’s why, today, we have published the Which? Consumer Agenda for Government.
We’ve heard from an energy customer who received a £4,000 bill on top of their monthly £150 direct debit. We’re surrounded by companies putting up their prices, so how can we protect ourselves from bumper energy bills?
Earlier this week, some SSE customers found their smart meters were overestimating their bills by up to £33,000 for a day’s power. Thousands is laughable, but would you notice if you were overcharged by a few pounds here and there? (more on smart meters overcharging…)
31 January marked the deadline for energy suppliers to submit their plans to wake up their customers who are sat on standard variable tariffs. So what’s the score then?