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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

Martin Lewis: Energy price cap to rise by 51% on 1 April – should you fix now?

I've been calling for Government intervention to prevent an energy bill crisis before 1 April, when the price cap - which most bills are now based on - is predicted to rise 51% adding typically £600/yr to bills, a nightmare that'll throw millions into fuel poverty. Unsurprisingly, with this prediction many are asking me if they should now move off the price cap to fix?

11 January 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

Martin Lewis: Energy price cap now due to rise by a 'horrid' 40%+ in April

Martin Lewis warned households to "do nothing" with their energy supply and not to switch in the tenth episode of The Martin Lewis Money Show.

3 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

Government stops sending misleading 'save £290 switching energy' notices, after MSE intervenes

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has scrapped envelopes which wrongly advised 10 million people, many of them vulnerable, to switch energy tariff after MSE intervened.

16 November 2021