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How to Take the Drama Out of Your Energy Bills This Winter

David Hall | Posted 21.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
David Hall

The ominous thud as the energy bill lands on the doormat remains the single biggest financial worry for Britons, confirmed by research out last week, which showed that concern about energy costs continues to outpace our worries about mortgages, food or fuel bills.

Customer Demands £50 Fee From Energy Company - and Succeeds

Mark Hillary | Posted 15.06.2014 | UK
Mark Hillary

He contacted the company, but found that they were not at all helpful so he issued them with a £50 fee for the time he had spent chasing his own money - and a demand for it to be paid within seven days.

It's Time for Real Action on Energy Bills

David Hall | Posted 15.03.2014 | UK Politics
David Hall

After Ed Miliband's price freeze plan took the party conference season by storm, energy was rarely out of the headlines in the final months of 2013. The most recent twist came last week, with uSwitch showing that bill payers are £53 a year worse off today than in January 2013, despite high profile action from government aimed at countering price rises.

'We're Sorry But We Have To Increase Energy Prices"

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 10.10.2013 | UK Politics

Energy firm SSE has announced it will increase gas and electricity prices by an average of 8.2%, the first of the big six suppliers to do so after Ed ...

Poor Web Education is Leaving Millions Out of Pocket

Marie-Louise Abretti | Posted 12.10.2013 | UK Tech
Marie-Louise Abretti

While access to the internet is one thing - the government is working to grant 90% of premises across the UK with broadband speeds of at least 2Mbps - education has been overlooked. We need better education so that consumers know about these costs and can make an informed decision.

SMEs Are Angry, Frustrated And No Longer Trust Energy Providers

Charlie Thomas | Posted 13.01.2013 | UK

New research from business community group Ingenious Britain, in conjunction with business experts MakeItCheaper.com, has found UK small and medium en...

More Than 150,000 Businesses To Gain From Energy Reform

The Huffington Post UK | Charlie Thomas | Posted 26.10.2012 | UK

Energy regulator Ofgem is consulting on major reforms to make the energy market fairer for small business customers. Ofgem is proposing to widen t...

One In Four Households 'Living In Fuel Poverty'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.12.2011 | UK

A quarter of households in England and Wales are now living in fuel poverty, as the government looks set to miss its target of eliminating the problem...

£15 Million A Year Added To Energy Bills Due To Ghost Meters

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.01.2012 | UK

Thousands of UK households are not paying for electricity and gas. According to a report in The Times, around 20,000 properties have “ghost meter...

Gas Prices Rise 18 Per Cent For Scottish and Southern Customers

Press Association | Press Assocatiation | Posted 19.09.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Millions of customers of Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE) face higher bills from September after the group became the third of ...