Energy switching rose 30% in 2016 compared with the previous year – but most are still overpaying on standard tariffs
Energy customers may have to fork out £30 more a year on their bills by 2020 to prevent winter blackouts
'Switching database' to allow rival energy firms to offer cheaper deals to those on costly standard tariffs
The CMA plans to encourage households on expensive standard variable energy tariffs to switch to much cheaper deals
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British Gas and E.on freeze energy prices until March 2017 – but switching can still slash your bills
Two more big six suppliers have vowed not to raise prices on their standard variable tariffs until spring 2017
The Business Secretary is to investigate an allegation that the 'big six' make more money than they admit to
Concerns about SSE’s approach to switching its customers onto prepay meter tariffs has sparked an investigation
The competition watchdog has said its new database to help boost energy switching won't lead to customers getting spam
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Regulator Ofgem has revealed more than six million households switched energy provider in 2015 – 15% more than in 2014
The clock's ticking for you to take advantage of cheaper than the cheapest gas and electricity
More collective switches have been launched. But how do they stack up and compare with MSE's own Big Switch Event 4?
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Consumer complaints about energy firms shot up by 23% last year
Wholesale energy costs are at their lowest for five years, and energy firms are under pressure to slash bills
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