EDF, E.on, Npower and Scottish Power to hike bills for millions by almost £100/yr after energy price cap rise
All four firms are raising prices by the maximum allowed under the new energy price cap announced earlier in February. But most households can beat the hikes and save £200/yr by switching to a cheaper deal.
18 February 2021
E.on prepay customers 'left without heating' after thousands of top-ups delayed
Furious E.on pay-as-you-go energy customers say they've been left without heating and power in the middle of winter after their online top-ups failed to go through. But you can top-up over the phone in the meantime if you're struggling online
6 January 2021
E.on now lets you fix your monthly bill - but that peace of mind will cost you
E.on has launched a new tariff with a fixed monthly bill, regardless of how much energy you actually use
9 August 2018
E.on to hit customers with SECOND price hike in August
E.on has become the latest of the big six energy firms to announce it's increasing prices
19 June 2018
MSE victory as E.on changes smart meter letters to let customers know they don’t HAVE to get one
Big six energy firm E.on has changed the smart meter letters it sends to customers
14 May 2018
Energy back-billing ban now in force
From today all energy firms are banned from back-billing customers beyond 12 months if the delay is not their fault
1 May 2018
E.on standard tariff customers will see their bills rise from today
From today, two million customers on E.on's standard variable tariff will see their energy bills rise
19 April 2018
Back-billing ban to apply to all energy firms
All energy firms will be banned from back-billing customers for more than 12 months under stricter new rules
5 March 2018
E.on to hit customers with backdoor price hike next month
Households on E.on's standard variable tariff will see their energy bills rise by an average of £22/year
2 March 2018
'We need to change your meter': E.on gives customers the hard sell on smart meters, but you CAN opt out
Big six energy firm E.on is sending letters saying it
29 January 2018
20 October 2021
Martin's mortgage heads-up
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Virgin Media and O2 launch Volt, their first joint product which offers to boost mobile data and broadband speeds for customers of both firms – how it works20 October 2021Newly-merged O2 and Virgin Media have launched a new product called Volt, allowing eligible customers to get their mobile data allowances doubled and their broadband speeds boosted to the next level at no extra charge.
20 October 2021Lloyds Banking Group, which owns Lloyds and Halifax, is to shut 48 branches next year, citing a fall in customer demand for the closures. We have full details below on which banks are being closed and what to do if your local branch is affected.
20 October 2021More than 10 million pensioners could see their state pension rise by £5.55/wk from April 2022 after the Office for National Statistics (ONS) confirmed that inflation stood at 3.1% in the year to September - a figure that is typically used to calculate the following year's state pension increase.
Millions of BT landline customers could be in line for up to £500 if a new class action case is successful20 October 2021BT is facing a £600 million class action case after it's been claimed some 2.3 million customers have been overcharged for their landline since October 2015.
Households in England and Wales to be offered new £5,000 Government grant from April 2022 to help replace gas boilers with heat pumps19 October 2021Brits wanting to fit a low-carbon heat pump in their homes in England and Wales could receive a £5,000 grant from the Government to help replace less efficient gas boilers from April 2022. The initiative is part of a £3.9 billion project to make all heating systems low carbon by 2035.
21 September 2021There are more myths and misunderstandings about student finance than any other subject. So in this blog is my updated 2021/22 version of the must knows, with links to far more info.
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