PFP Energy ceases trading – here's everything you need to know
PfP Energy, a gas and electricity supplier that has around 80,000 household customers, and small energy supplier MoneyPlus Energy, which has around 9,000 household customers, have today ceased trading. But your energy supply won't be affected. Here's everything you need to know.
13 September 2021
Energy price cap could be extended beyond 2023 and households given personalised switching advice under new Government plans
The energy price cap, which limits how much suppliers can charge households on poor value standard variable tariffs (SVTs), could be extended beyond 2023, while households on those tariffs will be given personalised switching advice, under new plans announced by the Government today.
23 July 2021
Small energy supplier OneSelect stops trading – what you need to know
One Select, a small supplier with 36,000 domestic customers, has become the latest energy firm to stop trading. If you're affected, your energy supply will continue as normal and any outstanding credit balance you have is protected.
10 December 2018
Outfox the Market hits customers with FOURTH price hike in six months
Small energy supplier Outfox the Market has announced it is to raise prices yet again - the second time it's announced a hike this month, and the fourth since June.
29 November 2018
Outfox the Market hikes direct debits by up to 40%
Small supplier Outfox the Market is hiking prices for the third time in five months and changing how it takes direct debit payments – meaning some customers face paying 40% more during winter months
27 November 2018
Energy prices will NOT be capped at £1,137/yr, says Martin
Energy regulator Ofgem has finalised its plans for a price cap on tariffs – with all standard variable and 'default fixed' tariffs to be capped from 1 January 2019
6 November 2018
Ebico hikes some customers' bills by £100/year
The change will hit customers on the Ebico Zero tariff – one of the few deals on the market without standing charges – on 29 November
23 October 2018
Octopus Energy hikes its prices by 11%
It's the third rise from Octopus this year - and it affects new and most existing customers
18 October 2018
British Gas price rise kicks in today – check now to see if you can save
Millions of British Gas dual fuel customers will be paying £44 more per year, on average, from today
1 October 2018
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