'Unfair' standing charges need to go: MPs back Martin's and MSE's calls for energy bill overhaul
Energy standing charges unfairly penalise households on lower incomes and those looking to cut their usage, a cross-party group of MPs have said in a new report published today.
23 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 MoneySavingExpert.com founder Martin Lewis.
21 September 2023
New supplier Fuse Energy launches electricity deal that undercuts the Price Cap – so should you switch?
Brand new app-only supplier Fuse Energy – the first new supplier to enter the market since the start of the energy crisis – has launched an electricity-only tariff that undercuts the Price Cap.
12 September 2023
Martin Lewis: Existing customer-only energy deals should be published for all to see
MoneySavingExpert founder Martin Lewis is today writing to the boss of energy regulator Ofgem urging him to ask all suppliers to publish existing customer-only tariff info, to make it easier for households to understand if a fixed deal is worth switching to.
19 June 2023
Martin Lewis: Here's how much less you'll likely pay for energy from 1 July according to final price cap predictions
Households on direct debit bills are likely to pay around 18% less for energy from 1 July, according to final price cap predictions shared today by MoneySavingExpert.com founder Martin Lewis.
19 May 2023
Why energy bills are rising this month despite the postponement of 20% price hikes
Energy bills are rising for many this month despite the postponement of a 20% planned price increase in April.
14 April 2023
British Gas prepay meter users to pay less for gas from 1 April – here's what you need to know
British Gas has cut gas prices for over a million of its prepay meter users this month, bringing them in line with the rates paid by those on direct debit.
4 April 2023
Martin Lewis: April's 20% energy price rise likely to be cancelled as energy firms assume it won't happen
Next month's 20% energy bill rise is now likely to be scrapped by the Government, as energy firms are preparing for it not to go ahead.
15 March 2023
The energy price guarantee is now set to end in April next year – here's what the change means for your bills
The energy price guarantee, which was introduced on 1 October to protect households from a hideous 80% increase in energy bills, will now only last until April 2023, rather than for the next two years as originally planned.
18 October 2022
Martin Lewis urges 'zombie Government' to 'wake up' as energy price cap predicted to rise to £4,266 a year
Millions of people are facing "unaffordable" energy bill rises from October, as the price cap is now predicted to rise from £1,971 a year to £3,582 a year for someone on typical use, with a further 19% rise expected in January 2023, taking typical bills to £4,266 a year.
9 August 2022
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23 September 2023Energy standing charges unfairly penalise households on lower incomes and those looking to cut their usage, a cross-party group of MPs have said in a new report published today.
22 September 2023You should open a fixed savings rate NOW in case rates are cut, MoneySavingExpert.com founder Martin Lewis has warned.
21 September 2023E.on Next's 'Pledge' tariff could be an easy way to cut your bills over the next year, according to MoneySavingExpert.com founder Martin Lewis.
21 September 2023The NatWest Group will shut at least 143 of its bank branches throughout 2023 and 2024 following its latest announcement.
Bank of Scotland, Halifax and Lloyds to close 35 more branches in 2023/24 – here's the full list, plus alternatives21 September 2023Bank of Scotland, Halifax and Lloyds, which are all part of the Lloyds Banking Group, have announced they'll close at least 35 more branches between them over the next 12 months.
12 September 2023
11 September 2023Update September 2017: It’s eight years since I first braved this subject, expecting a snowstorm of protest. Instead, year after year more join in, like Julia who recently tweeted me, “@MartinSLewis, finally took your advice and told my family I can’t afford Christmas presents. What a weight off my mind. Thank you.” One year even the Archbishop of...
4 September 2023The 2023 academic year is about to start, and it'll see the biggest shake-up to student finance in England for a decade. The changes are both subtle and massive. On the surface they look like a tweak, in practice they will increase the eventual cost of going to university by over 50% for many typical graduates.
21 August 2023
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