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The Energy Grants Edition: All the support available to help you pay your energy bills 2023

28th Sep 2023

As the warm weather becomes a distant memory and the nights draw in, thoughts inevitably turn to those dreaded energy bills and how to pay for them.  The energy price cap- the amount suppliers can charge for each unit of energy used – will fall from £2074 to £1,923 from October 1, but it’s still…

Winter energy bills cap less than previous years

30th Aug 2023

The winter energy bills cap is in place, but not as much as in previous years. The energy price cap will, from October 2023, be set at £1,923, which is £150 less than the previous cap. This means that energy bills are coming down, they’re just not coming down by much. Danni Hewson, head of…

Energy Bills to Fall: New Price Cap Announced

25th May 2023

Energy bills to fall: New Price Cap Announced  Typical household energy bills are to fall by around £425. Energy regulator Ofgem has lowered the energy price cap, meaning millions will pay less on their gas and electricity usage.  From July 1st, the new price cap will stand at £2,074 – down from £3,280. However, due…

Can We Simply Not Pay Our Energy Bills?

21st Sep 2022

Jack Monroe in one corner, the Don’t Pay campaign in the other…  You may have heard various leftfield approaches to rising bills in the UK, from advisors on TV to radicals online advising you what to do (or not do) in the face of huge energy bills.  Can you simply refuse to pay? Or can…

This hack could save you £300 a year on energy bills

11th Aug 2022

A TikTok influencer has given his followers a great hack which could save them almost £300 a year on their energy bills. It is simple too – by making just one change in your home, you could make some great savings – around £268 in savings, in fact. User @_mikeslife talks all about finance and…

Save Money On Energy Bills With This One Simple Hack

5th Aug 2022

Save money on energy bills. We are all more than aware that energy bills are rising drastically across the country, and UK residents are looking for ways to keep their costs down. Did you know there is a button on your boiler that can save money on your bill? Most boilers, like other appliances, have different…

How a smart meter can reduce your energy bills

27th Oct 2017

A smart meter can reduce your energy bills, mainly by showing you how much energy you are using, when and even where you are using it in the house! The UK government plans to install smart meters in all households by 2020. The nationwide roll-out has already started and we’re soon to get the second…

The energy price cap has fallen – why are my bills rising?

28th Feb 2023

The energy price cap has fallen – why are my bills rising?  Energy prices have been at the forefront of most people’s minds for the last year or so, with bills soaring and the cost of living reaching a 40-year high. So, it definitely brings some relief to learn the energy price cap has lowered. …

Brits changing energy usage habits to offset rising bills, energy savers report finds

12th Apr 2022

MoneyMagpie have co-authored the energy savers report as part of a bid to help people during the current energy crisis. By explaining people’s energy habits, we hope that it helps them then understand how they consume and what the best measures to take are. With the price cap coming into effect this month, three quarters…

Start Looking for a Fix on Your Energy Prices NOW

25th May 2024

The energy price cap goes down 7% in July 2024 – but it’s set to rise again in October. With that in mind, and the impending General Election and concerning world events, now is an ideal time to start looking for a fixed tariff on your energy bills to lock in a good rate over…

Are You Owed Hundreds of Pounds in an Energy Refund?

10th May 2024

Energy costs have rocketed in recent years, and even with last year’s Government support, many of us felt the pinch when it came to paying our electricity and gas bills. But did you know that your energy supplier could owe you money? Here’s why – and how to get your energy refund back. Why Money…

All The Things You Can Do If You Can’t Pay Your Energy Bill

29th Apr 2024

Article updated 29th April 2024 In the current financial climate, many people can’t pay their energy bill and are falling behind with payments. There are things you can do to make sure your energy debt doesn’t overwhelm you. Payment Plans and Supplier Support First of all, if you fund yourself struggling to pay your energy…