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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.

25 January 2022

Universal Credit and other benefit claimants in Northern Ireland to get £200 towards energy bills - here's what you need to know

It comes as part of a new £55 million support package designed to help around 280,000 people with the cost of living.

14 January 2022

Calls made for the price cap to be immediately extended to protect those in communal buildings from soaring energy bills

Hundreds of thousands of households could soon see their gas and electricity bills rise by up to 300% because they aren't protected by the energy watchdog's price cap, according to consultancy firm Ginger Energy, which has called on the regulator to act.

12 January 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

Five major events set to impact your personal finances in 2022 - and what to do about them

From the reintroduction of costly European roaming charges to new rules around car and home insurance - here's a quick breakdown of five key events and changes that are set to impact your finances in early 2022 and, more importantly, what to do about them.

6 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

Been transferred to a new energy firm from a bust supplier? Check you're not paying twice

We've seen reports from scores of customers who pay by direct debit saying they have had payments taken from both suppliers – if that's you, here's what you can do.

24 December 2021

British Gas customers should DO NOTHING and ignore messages to one click switch that could cost them £100s a year more

British Gas customers should ignore emails they have received from the UK's biggest energy supplier encouraging them to switch to fixed-price deals as it could make them £100s a year worse off.

20 December 2021

Energy supplier failures will add an extra £94 to household bills next year, warns Citizens Advice

The recent collapse of many UK energy companies will add an extra £94 to household bills from next year as the firms left in the market look to pass on the costs of taking on stranded customers, according to a damning new report from Citizens Advice that is also highly critical of the regulator.

10 December 2021

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