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Will Brexit affect my energy bills?

More than half of consumers think that Brexit has or will impact on gas and electricity prices. How much will Brexit affect your energy bills? We look at cross-border trading, where UK gas and electricity comes from and the latest on no-deal.

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Smart meter advert banned for misleading consumers

A radio advert by Smart Energy GB has been banned for making ‘misleading’ claims that consumers could save money simply by getting a smart meter installed. Fourteen listeners complained to...

Top five cheapest energy deals for March 2019

Switch from British Gas, EDF, SSE or any of the Big Six energy firms to save up to £324 per year on gas and electricity. Plus find out if your gas and electricity company is increasing your energy bill – and how to beat the hike.

SSE raises energy prices by up to £117 a year

SSE is the last of the Big Six energy firms to raise gas and electricity prices for customers, following the increase to the energy price cap. Customers will pay 10% extra per year on average, adding £117 to their energy bills.

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British Gas and Scottish Power raise energy prices for nearly five million customers

British Gas and Scottish Power are the latest energy firms to announce price increases in April, when the energy price cap increase permits it. Find out how to avoid the hikes and save money on gas and electricity.

Excess winter death rate at highest since 1976

We explore the schemes to help you manage heating costs – and other ways to stay warm – in light of new statistics.

Energy price cap one week on: three firms to raise gas and electricity prices

One week after an increase to the energy price cap was announced, EDF Energy, Eon and Npower have all announced price rises of the maximum permitted under the cap from April. Save £348 per year on gas and electricity by switching.

Energy customers could face bigger bills than before the price cap

The price cap on standard and default energy tariffs will increase by £117 per year on 1 April 2019. Customers could end up paying more for gas and electricity than they did before the price cap. Compare gas and electricity prices now.

Top five cheapest energy deals for February 2019

The top five energy deals for February 2019 are all from small firms. Switch to one and you could save up to £163 in a year beneath the price cap. Plus the cheapest gas and electricity deals for winter if you use a lot of energy.

Warm Home Discount: could you save £140 on your energy bills?

We explain how to save £140 on your energy bill through the warm home discount and other schemes you can apply for to cut the cost of utilities.

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