Energy Prices

25 September

Beat the Energy Price Rises

Three of the Big Six have anounced their second price rise of the year - the rest won't be far behind. Here's why you need to switch gas and electricity supplier to beat the price hikes.

06 September

Don’t wait for the price cap - cut your energy bills now

Households on a standard variable rate energy tariff will see their energy bills rise by around £139 when the price cap increases on October 1. Switch now to beat the increase.

The latest energy price cap review has seen the level of the cap rise by a whopping £139.

From October 1, the cost of a standard variable rate tariff will be capped at £1,277 per year - its highest ever level and an increase of 12% for a typical dual fuel direct debit customer.

Households on pre-payment meters will be hit even harder, with costs set to rise by £153 - from £1,156 to £,1309.Ofgem price cap to cut bills for customers on poor-value tariffs falls short of the £100 promised by the government. Which means swicthing supplier remains the best way to save on your energy bills.

21 August

Ofgem Collective Switch Saves £3.3 million

A collective switching trial run by Ofgem, the energy regulator, has saved UK households around £3.3 million on their annual energy bills. Here's how a collective switch can help to cut energy bills.

07 August

Prepay energy bill price cap rise

One month after Ofgem set a cap on the price customers pay for their prepaid energy, the millions of customers on prepay meters have started saving money on the cost of their utilities. But what exactly is the price cap, is it working, and can new customers benefit from switching to prepay meters?

28 June

Everything you need to know about nuclear energy

Learn about the benefits and drawbacks of nuclear powered energy, along with how the development of the Hinkley Point C will affect domestic energy prices.

20 February

What will a price cap mean for your energy bills?

MPs say energy price cap needs to be in place by next winter to end “rip-off" energy prices. Here's the latest on the price cap.

07 February

Ofgem energy price hike for vulnerable households

5 million vulnerable households are to be hit with a price hike on their annual energy bills, despite being protected by the energy price cap.

30 January

Time to end ‘small business energy rip-off’

If you run a business, you’ll appreciate just how time-consuming switching energy supplier can be - it's time to end the small business energy rip-off.

16 January

Small business tips - how to budget

There are any number of financial risks involved in running a business, here's how to budget effectively and reduce the risks to your microbusiness or SME.

09 January

Are you stuck on an expensive energy deal?

If you're unsure about the type of energy deal you're on, you're far from alone - 28% of UK householders have no idea. Here's how to switch and save.