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Water bills to rise by less than planned from April 2024 as firms hit with £114 million penalty – here's what we know

Some water bills in England and Wales could rise by less than planned from April 2024, as 12 water companies have been hit with a collective £114 million penalty for missing targets on pollution, leaks and customer service.

26 September 2023

Octopus Tracker energy tariff – could it save you £100s on your energy bills?

The Octopus Tracker tariff is not right for everyone, but if you're willing to regularly keep track of daily price changes, it could mean big savings.

26 September 2023

Octopus Agile – is it now an energy tariff worth switching to?

The Agile tariff from Octopus Energy is not right for everyone, but if you use it in the right way, it could mean big savings.

26 September 2023

E.on Next becomes first big name supplier to launch fixed deal available to all costing less than the Energy Price Cap – should you switch?

E.on Next has become the first big name energy supplier to launch a fixed tariff costing below the Price Cap that's available to both new and existing customers.

8 September 2023

Government announces £1 billion investment in energy efficient home improvements – but do you qualify for them?

Over 400,000 more homes could get access to energy efficiency improvements, such as loft or wall insulation.

8 September 2023

Energy bills to fall as new Price Cap is announced – what you need to know

Energy regulator Ofgem has this morning announced the new Energy Price Cap, with prices set to fall from October. Despite the drop, energy bills will still likely be more expensive than last winter.

25 August 2023

Martin Lewis: What the Energy Price Cap change means for you

Energy regulator Ofgem has this morning announced the new Energy Price Cap and, as expected, it's set to drop significantly. From Saturday 1 July, it'll fall to £2,074 a year for a typical household, 17% lower than the current Energy Price Guarantee (EPG) level.

25 August 2023

Ofgem asks energy firms to publish all tariffs, after Martin Lewis letter

Energy regulator Ofgem has asked suppliers to clearly publish details of all of their energy tariffs to make it easier for households to understand if a fixed deal is worth switching to. It comes after MoneySavingExpert founder Martin Lewis wrote a letter to Ofgem boss Johnathan Brealey urging him to ensure suppliers publish existing-customer only fixes for all to see.

7 July 2023

Urgent: On non-smart prepay for energy? You have until 30 June to use or lose your £400 Government help vouchers

Over 1.7 million vouchers (15%) – worth over £110 million in total – have yet to be redeemed, according to the latest official statistics.

26 June 2023

Martin Lewis: So Energy launches first 'open market' fixed deal in months – here's who can get it

So Energy has launched the first fixed energy deal available to new customers that's worth considering since the energy crisis began, with a one-year fix that's priced just under July's Energy Price Cap rate for a typical household.

20 June 2023