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1.3m BT landline customers face bill hike of up to £54/yr

BT is to move 1.3 million home phone customers on to its 'Unlimited Minutes' plan

14 July 2020

New Green Homes Grant to give up to £5,000 in vouchers for insulation and double-glazing – what you need to know

Vouchers worth up to £5,000 will be issued to homeowners to make their homes more energy efficient under a new Government scheme

8 July 2020

33 Premier League matches to be shown for free on TV – how to watch them

All of the remaining 92 games in the English Premier League will be broadcast live and over a third will be available to watch for free

6 July 2020

Smart meter installation deadline put back another six months

Energy firms will have an extra six months to install smart meters due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic

19 June 2020

10,000s of Sky customers to be hit by TV and broadband price hikes from August

If you're affected you may be able to leave penalty-free or haggle down your bill

11 June 2020

O2 and Virgin Media set to merge

Mobile phone operator O2 and broadband giant Virgin Media are planning to merge and create one of the UK's largest telecoms firms

7 May 2020

Energy prices drop as new price cap hits – but most will still overpay by £100s/yr

Millions of customers stuck on expensive standard tariffs should start to see lower energy bills this week as the regulator's new price cap kicks in

1 April 2020

Broadband providers share ways to boost speed during the coronavirus outbreak

Broadband firms have got together with telecoms regulator Ofcom to help people boost their internet speeds during the coronavirus pandemic.

25 March 2020

Government and suppliers agree on measures to support vulnerable energy customers

The Government and energy suppliers have agreed to new emergency measures to protect people's energy supply during the coronavirus pandemic

19 March 2020

Energy firms move to help prepay customers unable to top up due to coronavirus – what to do if you need to self-isolate

Energy firms are putting in place new measures to help prepayment customers unable to top up during the coronavirus pandemic – here we have company-by-company info

17 March 2020

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