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.
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.
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.
Energy firm SSE has announced it will increase gas and electricity prices by an average of 8.2%, the first of the big six
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.
New research from business community group Ingenious Britain, in conjunction with business experts MakeItCheaper.com, has
Energy regulator Ofgem is consulting on major reforms to make the energy market fairer for small business customers. Ofgem
A quarter of households in England and Wales are now living in fuel poverty, as the government looks set to miss its target
Thousands of UK households are not paying for electricity and gas. According to a report in The Times, around 20,000 properties
PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Millions of customers of Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE) face higher bills from September after the