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
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 grills Energy Secretary over lack of action on standing charges and missing support for vulnerable households this winter
Energy Secretary Grant Shapps has been questioned by MoneySavingExpert.com founder Martin Lewis about his lack of action to bring down standing charges and why he's yet to introduce an energy social tariff.
19 July 2023
Urgent: On non-smart prepay for energy? You have until 30 June to use or lose your £400 Government help vouchers
Over 1.7 million vouchers (15%) – worth over £110 million in total – have yet to be redeemed, according to the latest official statistics.
26 June 2023
Royal British Legion offering veterans and their families grants of up to £1,200 to help pay bills – check if you're eligible and how to apply
The UK's largest charity dedicated to supporting the armed forces community has today launched a grant scheme for veterans and their families who are struggling to pay their energy bills.
23 June 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
Good Energy and Ovo Energy to refund 18,000 households after overcharging them - here's what you need to know
Around 18,000 Good Energy and Ovo Energy customers have been, or are to be, refunded and offered compensation after the energy firms were found to have charged some users more than the maximum rates allowed.
18 May 2023
Boost energy users left with shock debt to repay after meter error – your rights explained
Some households on a Boost prepayment meter have been hit with unexpected extra charges - totalling hundreds of pounds in some cases - due to billing error which meant they had been paying too little for their energy.
9 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
On heating oil, LPG or other fuels? Check if you can get £200 towards your bills as Government expands support scheme
The Government has confirmed it will now accept receipts dating back to 1 June 2022 as evidence – a three-month extension on the previous September 2022 cut-off.
12 April 2023
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E.on Next to cut winter bills by up to 50% for some customers on low incomes – here's what's happening2 October 2023E.on Next is launching a new support scheme for some of its existing customers on low incomes or with medical needs.
EDF Energy to cut bills for some by £30 this winter – Martin Lewis welcomes move but says 'it's not a game-changer'29 September 2023EDF Energy will cut bills by £30 for some 260,000 of its customers who get the Government's Warm Home Discount this winter.
Martin and MSE among organisations calling for energy social tariff as millions expected to struggle with bills this winter29 September 2023The 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.
Train strike refund rights as Northern, Southeastern, Thameslink and more set for week of disruption28 September 2023Rail users in England, Scotland and Wales face disruption over the coming week as workers across multiple train operators, including Northern, Southeastern, Thameslink and more, take strike action and refuse to work overtime.
26 September 2023Interest rates on fixed mortgage deals have been edging down over the past few weeks with some five and 10-year fixes now at below 5%.
26 September 2023
11 September 2023Update September 2017: It’s eight years since I first braved this subject, expecting a snowstorm of protest. Instead, year after year more join in, like Julia who recently tweeted me, “@MartinSLewis, finally took your advice and told my family I can’t afford Christmas presents. What a weight off my mind. Thank you.” One year even the Archbishop of...
4 September 2023The 2023 academic year is about to start, and it'll see the biggest shake-up to student finance in England for a decade. The changes are both subtle and massive. On the surface they look like a tweak, in practice they will increase the eventual cost of going to university by over 50% for many typical graduates.
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