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 minimum 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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