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Big energy saving week: Save up to £1,500 per year!

17th Jan 2023

Big Energy Saving Week: Save up to £1,500 per year  It has been a bitterly cold start to the year. With millions of Brits across the country still working remotely or in a hybrid working arrangement, much more of our time is being spent in the comfort of our own home.  Although this can be…

Is your supplier going to change your energy bill?

29th Dec 2022

Is your energy supplier making a change to your bill in January?  According to the BBC, many of the biggest energy suppliers in Britain have contacted customers regarding a minimal price change, which will begin in the new year. These changes come as a price change to the cost per unit of energy from 1st…

Claim tax back on energy costs if you work remotely

14th Dec 2022

Can you claim tax back when you work from home? It’s cold, gloomy and the days are shorter than we may like. Snow has fallen in many parts of the UK, with many opting to work from home during this period to avoid traffic and delays on their commutes.  But with this comes the worry…

2023 ENERGY PRICE CAP RISES – INFORMATION AND ADVICE

30th Nov 2022

The energy price cap, which is amended every three months, will rise by 20% in January to £4,279 per year for a typical household, up from its current level of £3,549 per year. This year of course, the Government’s energy price guarantee began on 1 October, with a discount off these rates to all households,…

Smart meter users could be paid to reduce energy use

10th Nov 2022

It has been announced that homes in Great Britain with a smart energy meter could save up to £100 on their bills by reducing their usage. The National Grid has said people can save money and balance electricity supply in the UK by joining the new scheme.  The National Grid has said it is working…

What to do if you can’t pay your bills

2nd Nov 2022

What happens if you can’t pay your household bills? We recently posted an article about the Don’t Pay Campaign. Jasmine Birtles advised that customers should be wary of the consequences of not paying bills as it can seriously damage your credit rating. Companies can pass your debt onto debt collection agencies, which can be really…

Many Energy Support Scheme vouchers not being redeemed

31st Oct 2022

Have you redeemed your Energy Support Scheme vouchers? New reports state many customers on prepayment energy meters have not yet redeemed the £400 vouchers to help with their energy bills. From October 1st, the £400, given in instalments over 6 months, started to be given to people across the UK.  This is part of the…

Octopus Energy Retains Title as Overall Winner in Expert Reviews’ Energy Awards 2022

10th Oct 2022

– Utility Warehouse and Ovo both highly commended in three categories – Shell Energy has the lowest number of satisfied customers  – One in 13 people struggling to pay their energy bills   Expert Reviews has revealed the winners and losers in its annual Energy Awards, with Octopus Energy retaining its title as the overall…

Apply For £1500 Energy Support Fund Now

13th Sep 2022

The British Gas Energy Support Fund has this week re-opened applications for grants of up to £1,500 to help customers struggling with their energy bills. But funds are limited, and applications should be made as soon as possible.   British Gas’s charity, the British Gas Energy Trust, operates two similar schemes for those living in England,…

Are energy shares a good buy right now?

5th Sep 2022

Without massive Government intervention, millions of households will be forced to pay colossal sums in order to stay warm this winter. Last week, Ofgem announced its energy price cap would increase by 80% from October 1. The energy regulator’s decision means households with average energy usage are now facing typical bills of £3,549 per year….

Kitchen Hacks on How to Energy Crisis Proof Your Kitchen

31st Aug 2022

Make your kitchen energy crisis proof. All we read and hear about in the news at the moment is how to spend less money at home, how to deal with rising bills, and how to try and cut those bills. It can be very depressing and daunting but hopefully this guide will actually help you to…

Cost of energy: How Much Does It REALLY Cost To Run Your Home?

18th Aug 2022

Cost of energy: With all this talk of energy bills rising, many are wondering if it’s at all possible to lower them. Sure, we all have to use what we need, and pay for it every month, but what about the hidden energy costs incurred without us even knowing about them?  Some of the following…