Live in Scotland? Check you're not missing out on a FREE £150 towards your energy bills
Scottish households on certain benefits can get £150 off their energy bills under the Warm Home Discount scheme – but, unlike in England and Wales, many in Scotland still need to apply. Here's how to check if you're eligible.
27 January 2023
Energy suppliers are paying households up to £100 to cut electricity use at peak times this winter – here's how it works and how to sign up
Over a million households and businesses have joined energy firm schemes offering to pay people for cutting their usage at peak times this winter. We explain how these schemes work, which energy suppliers are offering them and how you can sign up.
24 January 2023
Energy suppliers warned to stop force-fitting prepayment meters before offering more support – what to do if you're unfairly switched
Energy companies have been called on to voluntarily stop the practice of forcibly moving customers to prepayment meters without taking every step to support households struggling to pay bills first.
22 January 2023
On non-smart prepay for energy? What to do if you didn't get your £66 or £67 Government help voucher – or if you're struggling to redeem it
If you pay for energy by topping up and you're on a traditional (non-smart) meter, you should've received at least two £66 government energy support vouchers by now. Here's what you can do if you haven't got yours – or if you're having problems redeeming them.
3 January 2023
Over 30% of British Gas prepay customers say they're still waiting for October and November energy bill help vouchers in MSE survey
More than one in five energy users on traditional prepayment meters say they're yet to receive EITHER of their £66 Government energy help vouchers for October and November, with customers of British Gas being the worst hit, according to a MoneySavingExpert.com survey of over 5,500 people.
6 December 2022
Royal British Legion offering veterans and their families grants of up to £1,200 to help pay bills – check if you're eligible and how to apply
The UK's largest charity dedicated to supporting the armed forces community has today launched a grant scheme for veterans and their families who are struggling to pay their energy bills.
30 November 2022
Martin Lewis: What's going to happen to energy bills over the next two years? And what government help is coming?
With energy bills almost doubling this winter and looking set to rise again by more than 40% next winter, MoneySavingExpert.com founder Martin Lewis takes a detailed look at the current situation and how much higher bills might climb in 2023.
23 November 2022
Warm Home Discount scheme reopens for people living in England and Wales - here's how to check if you're eligible
Households on certain benefits living in England and Wales can get £150 off their energy bills this winter under the Warm Home Discount after the scheme reopened this week. However, unlike previous years, you won't be able to apply for it as you should get it automatically - here's how to check if you're eligible.
15 November 2022
Surge in energy firms switching people onto prepay meters remotely – your rights and how to protect yourself from a forced switch
If you're struggling to pay your energy bills and have built up a debt on your account, your supplier may want to move you onto a prepayment meter so they can collect repayments over time. We explain your rights to refuse prepay.
15 November 2022
Smart prepay energy user? Many suppliers will let you use Government payments on gas AND electricity, but two still aren't – here's what each firm is doing
British Gas and Ovo are still unable to confirm they'll let smart prepay customers use their £400 energy support payments on both electricity AND gas, despite gas being crucial for many people's heating this winter.
8 November 2022
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