Scottish and Southern
SSE to hike dual fuel energy prices by 6.9% next month
Millions of SSE customers on its standard tariff will see their energy bills jump next month
13 March 2017
Energy firms to cut average prepay prices next month to hit cap – but some customers will actually pay more
Many UK households which prepay for energy will see their bills drop from April while some will see increases
9 March 2017
Urgent. Cheapest energy deals disappearing fast - lock in & fix NOW
Cheapest deal has rocketed by £100 in 6mths. Standard prices are rising – save £200+/yr by locking in now
28 November 2016
SSE freezes energy prices until April 2017 – but you can slash bills by switching
Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE) has announced it's freezing its standard gas and electricity prices until April 2017
18 November 2016
Fixed-rate energy customers face huge price rises when deals end – switch to beat the hikes
Customers who move to the cheapest energy tariffs are facing big price hikes once those deals end, research has found
12 September 2016
Extra Energy bottom of complaints table once again amid ongoing Ofgem probe
Embattled energy supplier Extra Energy has once again been ranked bottom of the Citizens Advice performance table
1 September 2016
SSE under investigation over switching vulnerable customers to prepay meters
Concerns about SSE’s approach to switching its customers onto prepay meter tariffs has sparked an investigation
29 July 2016
Co-op Energy blames IT problems as it tops complaints list
The Ombudsman Services received 136 complaints per 100,000 customers about Co-op Energy in the three months to September
11 November 2015
Not-for-profit energy provider launches, but is Robin Hood Energy any good?
Nottingham City Council has launched
16 September 2015
Co-op hit by customer service backlash in MSE energy poll
Co-op Energy has drastically fallen down the customer services rankings over the last six months
8 June 2015
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Customers of collapsed rent-to-own firm BrightHouse unlikely to receive any form of refund - here are all the details16 May 2022Customers of collapsed rent to own company BrightHouse are unlikely to get any money back after the firm's joint administrators said the cost of refunding people would "far exceed" the money available.
16 May 2022The energy price cap, which governs what most pay for their energy, is set to change every three months from October under plans announced by Ofgem today. The regulator also revealed it will also make the 'market stabilisation charge' harsher. This is a charge levied on firms acquiring new customers, which will make it harder for suppliers to undercut the price cap with cheaper fixed deals.
Warning: Aldi, M&S, Sainsbury's, Tesco, and more recall chicken products over salmonella fears - here are your refund rights16 May 2022Aldi, M&S, Sainsbury's, Tesco, and Waitrose are recalling a number of chicken products over fears of a salmonella outbreak. We explain your refund rights below.
NHS prescription costs frozen in England for the first time in 12 years – here are all the details and how to save on your medicine bills16 May 2022NHS prescription costs will remain frozen at £9.35 an item for the next 12 months. This is welcome news for many but remember to check if you qualify for free prescriptions or if you can save money with a prescription 'season ticket'. See below for more details.
Thousands of public sector workers to see redundancy payments cut after Government shake-up – your rights explained13 May 2022Thousands of public sector workers in England could soon see the amount they get as redundancy pay cut under new Government guidance.
6 May 2022I set up MoneySavingExpert.com nearly 20 years ago – when arguably the modern web was still in its infancy. With an abundance of self-belief (something I had too much of then, as I realise now) I decided not to read any books, or follow prevailing wisdom on how a site should operate – and just do it my way.
3 May 2022Press the rewind button and go way back to April 2015... Possibly on the telly in the corner of your living room, I was on-air at the time urging savers as usual to use their new tax-free cash ISA allowance – because 'money was nicer in an ISA'. But things changed in 2016.
26 April 2022It's hard to believe the Money and Mental Health Policy Institute (MMHPI) charity is now six years old. As the chair of trustees, each year I write the foreword to its annual report – and today the 2021/22 report is out, so I thought I'd blog my formal chair's foreword here.
Martin Lewis: What happened to my pledge to give £10m to charity – 2022 update (spoiler: it's now £20m)11 April 2022Nearly a decade ago, in June 2012, MSE joined the MSM Group and I pledged £10m to go to charity. As that was a public pledge and I feel I've a duty of transparency, every year or two I bash out a blog report to explain where I'm up to, and who's got what money.
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