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Warm home discount shake-up in Scotland could see an extra 50,000 homes benefit - here are the details

The Government has proposed a shake-up to the Warm Home Discount scheme in Scotland that could see an additional 50,000 households receive the rebate - and the amount people get is set to increase too.

9 May 2022

Martin Lewis: Why your energy bill might be going up by MORE than 54%

As April's energy price cap increase looms, many people have contacted us shocked that their monthly energy bills have increased way above the average 54% price cap rise. In the video below (with transcript) founder Martin Lewis explains why this might be the case and suggests what you can do about it if you think the rise is unfair.

22 March 2022

E.on Next customers hit by billing blunder with direct debit payments delayed - make sure you put aside enough cash to cover your bill

A technical hitch at energy supplier E.on has meant potentially thousands of customers will have their direct debit payments taken two weeks later than usual, and so users should put aside enough cash in their accounts to cover the bill when it is due.

9 March 2022

Apply now to get £140 off your energy bill via the Warm Home Discount – but hurry as many schemes are closing

But major suppliers including British Gas, EDF and Scottish Power have now closed their schemes for 2021/22 and others will follow – so apply as soon as possible to ensure you don't miss out.

8 February 2022

Energy firms wrongly force home movers on to fixes - we report them to the regulator

Firms including Octopus and Scottish Power have forced some home movers - both those renting and buying - on fixes that can be up to double the price cap.

4 January 2022

Been transferred to a new energy firm from a bust supplier? Check you're not paying twice

We've seen reports from scores of customers who pay by direct debit saying they have had payments taken from both suppliers – if that's you, here's what you can do.

24 December 2021

Orbit Energy and Entice Energy cease trading – here's what it means for your gas and electricity

If you're affected, your supply will continue and credit balances are protected. While it's likely you'll pay more now, there are no savings to be had by switching.

25 November 2021

Bulb collapses into 'special administration' – what it means for your gas and electricity

Under the special administration there is no change to your supply and any credit balances will be protected. If you're on prepay, you can also continue to top up as normal, while if you're in the process of switching to or from Bulb, this will also proceed as planned.

25 November 2021

Neon Reef and Social Energy Supply cease trading – here's what it means for your energy

Neon Reef and Social Energy Supply, which have over 35,000 household customers between them, have become the latest energy providers to cease trading – meaning 19 domestic energy suppliers have gone bust since September.

22 November 2021

EDF’s tariffs for former Green Network Energy customers are set to end – switch now to avoid a £300/yr price rise

Former customers of failed supplier Green Network Energy (GNE) will be moved onto EDF’s pricey standard variable tariff (SVT) from October, with the cheap tariffs they were initially switched to set to end. If you were on one of these deals, switch now or you could end up overpaying.

15 September 2021