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Octopus Energy buys Shell Energy UK – here's what you need to know

Octopus Energy has bought Shell Energy UK in a move which will see Shell's gas and electricity customers automatically transferred to Octopus in the coming weeks and months.

8 February 2024

Second cost of living payment paid to millions – here's who qualifies and what to do if you haven't got yours

More than eight million households on certain benefits and Tax Credits have now received the second third of their £900 cost of living payment.

28 November 2023

E.on Next to cut winter bills by up to 50% for some customers on low incomes – here's what's happening

E.on Next is launching a new support scheme for some of its existing customers on low incomes or with medical needs.

13 October 2023

Martin Lewis: Urgent warning for savers as base rate held at 5.25%

You should open a fixed savings rate NOW in case rates are cut, founder Martin Lewis has warned.

6 October 2023

EDF Energy to cut bills for some by £30 this winter – Martin Lewis welcomes move but says 'it's not a game-changer'

EDF Energy will cut bills by £30 for some 260,000 of its customers who get the Government's Warm Home Discount this winter.

29 September 2023

Martin and MSE among organisations calling for energy social tariff as millions expected to struggle with bills this winter

The Government must urgently introduce an energy social tariff to prevent millions of households from falling into fuel poverty this winter, consumer organisations including MoneySavingExpert have said.

29 September 2023

Mortgage rates fall as Bank of England unexpectedly holds UK rates – so should you fix?

Interest rates on fixed mortgage deals have been edging down over the past few weeks with some five and 10-year fixes now at below 5%.

26 September 2023

Water bills to rise by less than planned from April 2024 as firms hit with £114 million penalty – here's what we know

Some water bills in England and Wales could rise by less than planned from April 2024, as 12 water companies have been hit with a collective £114 million penalty for missing targets on pollution, leaks and customer service.

26 September 2023

Ocado shopper? Christmas delivery slots are launching this week – here's what we know

Ocado is opening up its first round of Christmas delivery slots this week.

26 September 2023

Martin Lewis: Are you an E.on customer? Here's an easy way to cut what you pay for energy

E.on Next's 'Pledge' tariff could be an easy way to cut your bills over the next year, according to founder Martin Lewis.

25 September 2023