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Martin Lewis: 'Do nothing' with your energy supply and go on to the price cap when your deal ends - there's nothing cheaper available

Do nothing with your energy tariff. That's the message from's Martin Lewis this week as he warns people that 'inaction is now the best action'.

8 October 2021

Martin Lewis: Take weekly screen grabs of your online energy account in case your supplier goes bust

In the first episode of a new series of his live ITV show, founder Martin Lewis has urged households across the country to take a screenshot of their energy account incase their provider goes bust. In the past couple of weeks alone, five energy providers have gone bust with households expecting a significant rise in energy bills this winter.

24 September 2021

Watch Martin Lewis's energy bills crisis emergency help video as prices soar

Martin Lewis has warned that anyone coming off a cheap, fixed energy deal faces a huge bill shock with the cheapest tariffs now costing 40% more than they did last year. In a new video, the founder explains why energy prices are at an all-time high and what you can to do about it.

20 September 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

Martin's WARNING: Your energy bill's about to JUMP by £100s – here are my 11 need-to-knows

The cheapest deals cost 40% more than a year ago, and are still rising. Fail to act & you'll face a huge bill SHOCK. This autumn's signature noise will be a deep thud... the sound of jaws hitting the floor, as people finally see the practical evidence of the energy bill catastrophe laid bare.

14 September 2021

Green energy tariffs to be investigated over concerns suppliers are exaggerating their environmental benefits

Ministers will consider whether energy firms need to provide clearer information to households about their green tariffs, including the type of renewable energy used, such as wind or solar, where the renewable power was generated and when.

15 August 2021

Igloo Energy to hike prices by 12% from August – but it's still among the cheaper players on the market

Around 180,000 Igloo Energy customers will see their gas and electricity bills rise by £111/yr from August, the energy provider has revealed. But most could beat the hikes and save £100+/yr by switching to a cheaper deal.

6 July 2021

Bulb to hike energy prices by £69/yr for millions from June – but most can save £200+/yr by switching

About 1.7 million Bulb customers will see gas and electricity bills rise for a second time this year, after the supplier announced it is raising the price of its standard credit tariff by £69/yr on average from next month. But most can beat the hikes and save £200+/yr by switching to a cheaper deal.

21 May 2021

Energy autoswitching to be trialled and Warm Home Discount payments to rise under Government shake-up

Autoswitching households to cheaper energy deals is to be tested under new Government plans to keep gas and electricity bills affordable, while Warm Home Discount payments will increase

14 December 2020

Power NI to hike electricity prices by 6%

Northern Ireland's largest energy supplier Power NI is to hike electricity prices by 6.1%, meaning the typical bill for those on its standard tariff will jump by £35/year.

15 August 2019