Martin and MSE among organisations calling for energy social tariff as millions expected to struggle with bills this winter
The Government must urgently introduce an energy social tariff to prevent millions of households from falling into fuel poverty this winter, consumer organisations including MoneySavingExpert have said.
29 September 2023
Martin Lewis: Are you an E.on customer? Here's an easy way to cut what you pay for energy
E.on Next's 'Pledge' tariff could be an easy way to cut your bills over the next year, according to MoneySavingExpert.com founder Martin Lewis.
25 September 2023
'Unfair' standing charges need to go: MPs back Martin's and MSE's calls for energy bill overhaul
Energy standing charges unfairly penalise households on lower incomes and those looking to cut their usage, a cross-party group of MPs have said in a new report published today.
23 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
Martin Lewis: Here's how much less you'll likely pay for energy from 1 July according to final price cap predictions
Households on direct debit bills are likely to pay around 18% less for energy from 1 July, according to final price cap predictions shared today by MoneySavingExpert.com founder Martin Lewis.
19 May 2023
Why energy bills are rising this month despite the postponement of 20% price hikes
Energy bills are rising for many this month despite the postponement of a 20% planned price increase in April.
14 April 2023
British Gas prepay meter users to pay less for gas from 1 April – here's what you need to know
British Gas has cut gas prices for over a million of its prepay meter users this month, bringing them in line with the rates paid by those on direct debit.
4 April 2023
Martin Lewis: April's 20% energy price rise likely to be cancelled as energy firms assume it won't happen
Next month's 20% energy bill rise is now likely to be scrapped by the Government, as energy firms are preparing for it not to go ahead.
15 March 2023
The energy price guarantee is now set to end in April next year – here's what the change means for your bills
The energy price guarantee, which was introduced on 1 October to protect households from a hideous 80% increase in energy bills, will now only last until April 2023, rather than for the next two years as originally planned.
18 October 2022
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Standard first-class stamp prices to rise by an inflation-busting 8% from 2 April – here's how to beat the hike1 March 2024Other stamp prices will also rise, including second-class stamps by a larger 13% – though if you buy stamps at their current price, you'll still be able to use them after the price goes up.
Help mortgage prisoners NOW, Government urged – as one year passes since Martin Lewis-funded report put forward solutions29 February 2024The call comes nearly a year after the publication of a major report, funded by MoneySavingExpert.com founder Martin Lewis, which put forward costed solutions to the nightmare situation facing up to 200,000 people in the UK.
The Body Shop to close almost half its stores as it falls into administration – your shopping, refund and gift card rights explained29 February 2024Cosmetics retailer The Body Shop will close 75 stores over the next four to six weeks after falling into administration earlier this month. This comes after seven stores were closed on 27 February, resulting in almost half of its 198 stores shutting their doors for good and hundreds of staff facing redundancy
Tesco shopper? Today is your LAST CHANCE to spend or extend £18 million of expiring Clubcard vouchers29 February 2024If you've got a Tesco Clubcard, urgently check when your vouchers expire as £18 million worth will run out by the end of today (29 February).
British Gas extends half-price electricity on Sundays offer for some smart meter users until April 2024 – here's what's happening28 February 2024British Gas is extending its offer of half-price electricity on Sundays for some smart meter customers until April 2024.
3 January 2024It is a national tragedy that getting on for a million pensioners, many of whom have been paying into the system for years, are missing out on a critical boost to their income. It's called pension credit, and this year it also means you get an extra £650 to help with energy bills.
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12 December 2023If you’re shopping online for gifts, the deadline for ordering to get ’em in time for Christmas may be sooner than you think. Get it wrong and instead of presents under the tree, they could be held hostage at a courier firm’s out-of-town depot… To help avoid this, retailers now give their own final cut-off dates for orders you want...
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