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Martin Lewis: A trick for Shell Energy (and Octopus) customers to make some money

If you're a Shell Energy customer, you could make £50 with an easy trick shared by MoneySavingExpert.com founder Martin Lewis on the latest episode of ITV's The Martin Lewis Money Show Live.

4 December 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

E.on Next becomes first big name supplier to launch fixed deal available to all costing less than the Energy Price Cap – should you switch?

E.on Next has become the first big name energy supplier to launch a fixed tariff costing below the Price Cap that's available to both new and existing customers.

8 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

Two million Shell energy and broadband customers could be affected as businesses are put up for sale - what it means for you

Millions of Shell broadband and energy customers could be moved to a new provider in future as the supplier has announced plans to sell these parts of its business following a "strategic review" – though there's no immediate change to your services and you should keep paying your bills as normal.

6 June 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

Energy price cap to change every three months from October - what it means for your bills

The price cap on how much energy suppliers can charge households will now change every three months from October, instead of every six months, regulator Ofgem has confirmed. Due to the current high wholesale energy costs, it means we're likely to see price rises TWICE this winter.

4 August 2022

Together Energy customer? Check your final bill now as hundreds of customers have been wrongly charged a £40 exit fee

Thousands of Together Energy customers have been sent their final bill containing an incorrect ‘early contract termination’ fee of £40. Check your statement now to see if you’ve been wrongly charged.

21 March 2022

Martin Lewis: With the price cap rising 54%, should you fix or do nothing and stick on the cap?

Martin Lewis has reiterated his warning that most households should continue to do nothing with their energy and should stick with the price cap. It comes in response to news that it will shoot up by 54% in April. Watch the latest episode of The Martin Lewis Money Show Live for the MoneySavingExpert.com founder's view, as well as an explanation of the Government's new £350 energy bills support package.

4 February 2022

Martin Lewis: Was the call to DO NOTHING with energy since October right with hindsight?

Martin Lewis answers this question in his new video on the energy crisis, as well as explaining what might be next for energy bills.

2 February 2022