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Ofgem warns energy firms over forced installation of prepayment meters

British Gas, Ovo Energy and Utility Warehouse forcibly installed many more prepayment meters than their competitors

18 June 2018

'I got a £7,000 council tax refund after mum was diagnosed as severely mentally impaired'

The families of those with a 'severe mental impairment' have successfully recouped £1,000s in council tax overpayments

8 May 2018

140,000 prepayment customers couldn't afford to heat their homes

One hundred and forty thousand households have been left without gas or electricity

20 April 2018

Energy price cap could start THIS year as bill launched in Parliament

An energy price cap could be introduced before next winter – but you don't need to wait, you can switch and save NOW

26 February 2018

Flybe doubles unaccompanied child charge to £79

Flybe customers buying a ticket for a child travelling on their own will have to pay an extra £79 each way

21 February 2018

Five million households could see energy bills rise in April as Ofgem hikes price cap

Around five million households could see their bills rise by £58 a year

7 February 2018

Revealed: Trick to use the 16-25 Railcard to save £100s on your commute (and it'll work for the 26-30 Railcard too)

Commuters on some routes can use a 16-25 Railcard to save up to £700 on a year's train travel

24 November 2017

Autumn Budget 2017: Tax hike on new diesel cars

New diesel cars which don't meet the latest emissions standards will go up by one tax band from April 2018

22 November 2017

Autumn Budget 2017: Stamp duty axed for most first-time buyers

Stamp duty has been abolished with immediate effect for first-time buyers purchasing properties costing under £300,000

22 November 2017

Autumn Budget 2017: National living wage to rise next April

The national living wage is to rise by 4.4% in April 2018, from £7.50/hour to £7.83/hour

22 November 2017

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