Energy price predictions: with wholesale prices down, what does it mean for bills?
Wholesale prices - what energy providers pay for gas and electricity - have fallen to historic lows
3 November 2015
uSwitch launches a collective switch, but how good is it?
uSwitch has launched a collective energy switch to encourage households to save by switching - how does it stack up?
13 October 2015
'Energy prices may fall in coming months'
Wholesale prices – what energy providers pay for gas and electricity – continue to fall and 'remain very low'
1 September 2015
Large energy suppliers must include QR codes on bills to help switching
From today, energy suppliers with 50,000+ customers will need to include QR codes on bills to help users compare tariffs
30 June 2015
Energy prices still heading up despite Government action, experts say
Energy firms have promised to freeze prices after the Government cut green levies, but prices are set to rise long-term
6 February 2014
Beware mobile roaming charges in non-EU European countries
Many holidaymakers aren't sure which countries are in the EU, leaving them facing hefty mobile phone bills
29 May 2013
Energy prices: 'The only way is up'
Households should prepare for energy price hikes, not just over the coming year, but over the next five years too
28 May 2013
One in five households 'owe energy firms cash'
The number of families in debt to their energy supplier is rising, says uSwitch
9 April 2013
Half of consumers 'don't trust their energy firm'
Some 50% do not trust gas and electricity suppliers, and 45% trusted them less than two years ago
22 February 2013
Eon simplifies its energy tariffs
Eon has cut the number of tariffs it offers to make it more attractive for consumers looking to switch provider
27 September 2012
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