British Gas pays out £1.5 million to prepayment customers
British Gas has paid £1.48 million in compensation after it failed to tell 100,000s of prepayment customers it was switching top-up providers
27 August 2020
Sainsbury's Energy relaunches – this time Npower is providing the fuel
Sainsbury's has today relaunched its energy offering, after partnering with big six firm Npower
24 April 2019
Huge hidden price hike looming for 100,000s of British Gas customers
Some customers rolling off temporary tariffs will see bills jump by 18%
2 March 2019
British Gas and Scottish Power to hike bills after Ofgem price cap rise
About three million British Gas customers will be hit with an average £119/year rise from Monday 1 April
19 February 2019
British Gas owner in legal challenge to energy price cap
Energy firm Centrica - the parent company of British Gas - is seeking a judicial review of how energy regulator Ofgem has calculated the energy price cap
21 December 2018
British Gas price rise kicks in today – check now to see if you can save
Millions of British Gas dual fuel customers will be paying £44 more per year, on average, from today
1 October 2018
British Gas to hike prices for the second time this year
British Gas has announced it's putting up gas and electricity prices on 1 October
8 August 2018
Ofgem warns energy firms over forced installation of prepayment meters
British Gas, Ovo Energy and Utility Warehouse forcibly installed many more prepayment meters than their competitors
18 June 2018
Energy bills increase for more than five million households this week
More than five million people will see their energy prices rise this week as British Gas and Scottish Power price hikes
29 May 2018
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18 October 2021GOTO Energy, which has about 22,000 household customers, has become the latest energy provider to cease trading – meaning a total of 13 suppliers have gone bust in the past six weeks.
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18 October 2021Shoppers in the UK can now use Klarna to pay for items in full, immediately when shopping online. It's a shake-up to the buy now, pay later service, which until now, only enabled users to delay payments or to split repayments into instalments.
21 September 2021There are more myths and misunderstandings about student finance than any other subject. So in this blog is my updated 2021/22 version of the must knows, with links to far more info.
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