Household bills to fall by £150 as Ofgem cuts energy price cap

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Andrew Bowie, a junior energy minister, said: “It’s good news that the energy price cap is falling. It’s down roughly £580 from its peak and so I think it shows that the Government’s delivering on its plan to halve inflation.” The reduction will … Read more

Nine (completely free) ways to save money on your energy bills

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Your gas costs you 8p per kWh, and 29p a day. Electricity costs 30p per kWH, and 53p per day. Following an announcement by the energy regulator Ofgem, the unit rates for gas and electricity will fall to 6.89p and 27.35p per kWh … Read more

Putin’s invasion fuels $800bn leap in state energy subsidies, says IMF

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE The IMF’s estimates of subsidies in 2022 include $270bn of spending in China, $129bn in Saudi Arabia, $43bn in Germany, $19bn in the UK, $18bn in France and $3bn in the US. Prices have fallen back from last year’s highs but remain above … Read more

Ofgem under fire as 7 million face higher energy bills this winter

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Baroness Ros Altmann, the former pensions minister, said: “Standing charges are really unfair on the poorest and single households. “The regulator Ofgem has allowed energy firms to increase standing charges to help pay for the cost of failed energy suppliers. This seems to … Read more

‘I’m spending £1,000 a month to heat my home – is a heat pump the answer?’

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE The roof space has undergone changes and has been converted into an occupied space. It is well insulated using Celotex which can be seen in the rafters. Due to the area not having any gas supply, there is very little in the way … Read more

‘Flawed’ energy bills support for off-grid homes meant four in five missed out

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Simon Francis, coordinator of the End Fuel Poverty Coalition, said: “This catastrophic failure in the scheme, designed to help people stay warm last winter, left many who were in fuel poverty living in cold, damp homes. “The health impacts of living in such … Read more

Energy bills expected to fall by £150 from October

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE The cap itself is a mechanism for limiting what suppliers can charge domestic consumers per unit of energy. It also applies to the standing charge, which is the cost of maintaining the infrastructure needed to supply energy to homes.  Dr Craig Lowrey, principal … Read more

‘I think my energy direct debit is too high – what can I do?’

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE For example, a typical household paying £150 towards energy each month should expect to have a balance of just under £500 by the start of November, according to Octopus Energy. A “balance forecaster” created by the firm allows its customers to see how … Read more

Energy price cap keeping bills artificially high, think tank warns

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE The think tank, which was founded by Margaret Thatcher, said the three month delay in reviewing the cap also meant falls in wholesale energy prices were taking longer to filter through to households than in other countries.  The CPS said this was partly … Read more

Millions of terraced homeowners face planning battle to get a heat pump

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE It has commissioned a review into whether the noise emitted by the low-carbon energy supplies should prompt a review of the planning laws, which is set to be published later in the summer. But there are concerns that terraced properties, of which there … Read more

8 alternatives to gas boilers – and whether they can save you money

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Oil boilers Oil boilers are common in rural homes that have not yet been connected to the gas grid. The Government is pressing ahead with plans to phase out the environmentally unfriendly technology.  How do they work? Oil boilers work similarly to gas boilers. The fuel is ignited in the combustion chamber … Read more

Energy security ‘failure’ to cost bill payers extra £1.7bn

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Ms Reeves said: “Despite warnings this Tory government shut down gas storage and once again left working people paying the price for their sticking plaster approach. “Yet another failure on energy security hasn’t just left families paying more, it’s left us exposed and … Read more

Energy firms made to keep phone lines open on evenings and weekends

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Energy suppliers are to be forced to keep customer support lines open on evenings and weekends under regulator’s plans.  Ofgem has launched a consultation to make it easier for households to contact their supplier amid plummeting customer satisfaction.  It said it planned to … Read more

More than 350,000 smart meters have switched to a more expensive tariff remotely

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Jonathan Brearley, chief executive of Ofgem, said in April: “We expect the total number of involuntary pre-paid meter installations to decrease over time and recognize that a careful balance is needed to help manage debt while protecting customers in vulnerable situations.” A spokesperson … Read more

‘My house is over 100 years old – how can I get the highest energy rating?’

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE However, these are the older type installed between 2004 and 2007. The EPC software will reject the recommendation to replace the windows, but typically more modern UPVC double or triple glazed argon filled frames will show an EPC rating improvement of four to … Read more

Five outrageous bill hikes that risk drawing the ire of regulators

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE That’s because many providers used December’s base CPI inflation rate of 10.5 percent and the price increases specified in their contract to calculate price increases, Go.Compare said. Under current rules, providers can use the CPI inflation measure, plus an additional 3.9 percentage points, … Read more

Why have you already put £15,500 into net zero without realising

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE New analysis has found that households have already paid as much as £15,500 in green energy taxes over the past 13 years. This is due to expectations that the government will add additional costs to households when he adds green fees worth £165 … Read more

Company launches cheapest energy contract – here’s why you shouldn’t buy it

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE The latest Utility Warehouse deal offers households the chance to fix their energy bills to £1,974 for next year, saving £100 on July’s £2,074 energy price cap. The price cap is set by regulator Ofgem and moves in line with the basic energy … Read more

‘My useless smart meter is now back in the box in the cupboard’

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE “First, the fitter called without a gas meter, only with an electric one. I refused to allow any installation because I know from experience that if you allow a partial installation, the next part somehow never gets done. Then, even though the devices … Read more

Homes stuck with three million smart meters not working

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE The report also warned that suppliers are also facing a shortage of installers. Since March 2020, more than 1,000 smart meter installers have left their jobs or retired, and energy suppliers have been put off training new installers because fierce competition meant they … Read more

Scotland’s rush to net zero accelerates with boiler ban

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Carbon Free Buildings Minister Patrick Harvie told the Edinburgh Evening News that switching to greener heating systems was “imperative” to ensure zero carbon emissions by 2045. Mr Harvie, who is co-leader of the Scottish Greens, who govern in coalition with the Scottish National … Read more

Sign up for a free home makeover without net-zero

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE I’ve been writing about utility bills since Vladimir Putin’s war caused energy prices to spike overnight. At the same time, the government is working towards its goal of reducing the UK’s carbon emissions to zero. As a result, homeowners are much more interested … Read more

Homeowners ‘risk death’ by tampering with gas meters to cut bills

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Direct Line surveyed 150 engineers and found that 43 percent were specifically asked to tamper with the energy meter. Of these, 92 percent said that due to higher household costs, they were in demand. Meter tampering, commonly used by drug dealers to avoid … Read more

Energy price cap: calculate what you’ll save – and whether you should switch deals

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Electric showers cost 26p for every five minutes, or £1.82 a week, assuming he showers once a day – this doubles to £3.64 for a 10-minute shower. A family of four doing this would save £14.56 a week just from showering. However, at … Read more

Energy bills will remain above £1,700 by the end of the decade

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Wholesale gas prices are expected to stabilize at between 2.5 and three times current levels by the end of the decade, while electricity prices are expected to remain at two to 2.5 times the wholesale price, the ECIU said. Electricity prices are expected … Read more

Nine (totally free) ways to save on your energy bills

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Power-saving tricks are hard to move these days, no matter how useful they actually are. In the chaos of last winter, when energy bills were at their peak, companies rightly suggested that households looking to reduce their energy use should how long their … Read more

Every UK household will spend almost £6,000 on foreign gas by 2035

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Dr Simon Cran-McGreehin, head of analysis at the ECIU, said: “You can’t squeeze much more out of the North Sea; its production is falling and the official figures show it will continue to do so. It’s simply running out of gas.” He added, … Read more

British Gas sacks contractor over prepayment meter scandal

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE British Gas has pledged to stop working with a controversial debt collection agency that forced pre-paid energy meters into the homes of elderly and vulnerable people after a public backlash. The energy company said it would no longer work with outside contractors to … Read more

Households face energy bills of £30 to subsidize other missing payments

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Around four million people in the UK use pre-paid meters, where they pay in advance before using energy, rather than being charged retrospectively from their direct debit account. Gauges are controversial as until recently prepaid customers were charged more for their energy, reports … Read more

A village where net zero does not work – and why it is not the only one

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Michael Sims, 61, uses a wood burner and an oil boiler to heat the home he shares with his partner Polly Crudgington, 59. Sims, a Green Party voter, considered a ground-to-water heat pump but the electricity supply has been cut the energy in … Read more

A pensioner who refused to turn on the heating due to the cost of living died of hypothermia

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE To an elderly woman who refused to turn on the heating because fear of high energy bills the coroner learned she had died after she was found slumped in her home from severe hypothermia. Barbara Bolton, 87, was supported by a caring extended … Read more

Latest political news: Stop talking about Brexit, says Kemi Badenoch as major trade deal is signed

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Kemi Badenoch suggested people should stop talking about Brexit and focus on what can be done to grow the UK economy in the future after the government announced a major new trade deal. The UK has now joined the Indo-Pacific trade bloc, officially … Read more

Time is running out to save £2,000 on taxes and bills

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE But despite falling wholesale costs, energy bills for the average household will still be significantly higher than before the crisis – in September 2021 the energy price cap was £1,138. Simple but effective household steps can help soften the blow. Lowering your thermostat … Read more

Why creating a greener home could inadvertently cost you thousands of pounds

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE David Simms, a small developer and landlord in London, was stunned when his EPC dropped by two ratings after spending £10,000 on energy efficiency improvements. In 2020, Mr. Simms renovated the five-bedroom rental property, including installing extensive insulation. Smart meter data in the … Read more

Energy companies targeted 100,000 customers with prepaid meters before crackdown

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Energy companies including British Gas are ahead suppression of the controversial practice this year. Data from the Ministry of Economy, Energy and Industrial Strategy show that in 2022, more than 94,000 prepaid meters were installed under the guarantee. Three providers – British Gas, … Read more

The net zero race will mean high energy bills for decades, warns KPMG

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE KPMG’s Ms Selfin said she expected energy bills to fall in July and remain at that level for the next five to 10 years. Analysts at Investec predicted that it would the energy price cap as set by the regulator Ofgem, will fall … Read more

How heat pumps divided Britain

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE A bit of a surprise, so the rollout stalled. Only a small minority of households have taken advantage of the £450 million grant, and a shortage of engineers trained to work with the technology has only made matters worse. Yet heat pump evangelists … Read more

Energy bills will drop below £2,000 from July

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Experts say these are the lowest energy prices since the April 2022 price cap, which was replaced by a government cap last October. Investec’s Martin Young said the announced cost reduction was welcome but “doesn’t mask the fact that these valuations are still … Read more

Households will save £100 on their energy bills when emergency support is extended

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Peter Smith, of the charity National Energy Action, said: “Those with standard credit must not be left out in the cold.” In a bid to boost energy supplies in the long term, the chancellor has confirmed plans to list nuclear power as a … Read more

Pensioners hardest hit by energy crisis to face £600 rise in bills

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Pensioners are now paying £600 more per year for energy than under-30s, new research has found. The worst affected age group is over 65 years old rising billsas the owner of B&Q Kingfisher says. That’s because more than six in 10 retirees live … Read more

Maintenance of heat pumps is twice as expensive as gas boilers

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE They are being touted as a silver bullet to wean Britain’s homes off gas amid an energy crisis that has seen household energy bills skyrocket. But early heat pump users face huge maintenance costs for the new appliances the government hopes will eventually … Read more

Why you should say no to buying a smart meter

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Data privacy concerns remain high The main concern of critics of smart meters, in addition to cost, is the potential privacy concerns that arise from the transfer of household data to the supplier. Although smart meters send meter readings to your energy supplier, … Read more

Why your energy bill will rise by £500 despite falling prices

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Energy bills will rise by 20 per cent from April after Ofgem announced a new price cap. This is despite the energy regulator lowering the cap in response to falling wholesale prices. Ofgem announced this morning that the cap will drop by £1,000 … Read more

Energy bills to rise by £500 from Easter, despite falling fuel prices and warmer weather

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Dr Craig Lowrey, chief consultant at Cornwall Insight, said: “Unfortunately, the forecast for April looks set to leave the price cap above the increased level of the Energy Price Guarantee, meaning average annual consumer bills will effectively jump by 20 per cent. “However, … Read more

‘My British Gas bill has soared to £55,000 a month’

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Bill payers have accused energy providers of “daily robbery”. large increases in their direct debits which do not reflect how much gas and electricity they used. A number of Telegraph readers have written to the newspaper claiming their provider is overcharging them, has … Read more

When not to buy a heat pump – and how to find out if replacing your boiler will save you money

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Will my home be suitable for a heat pump? The main challenge with heat pumps is that they may not be suitable for all homes. Air-to-water heat pumps can be installed in almost all houses, while a ground-to-water device requires a larger area. … Read more

Glitch is giving thousands of energy customers free gas – and they don’t have to pay it back

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Thousands of energy customers have received an incredible 99.9% discount on their energy bills. Unfortunately for them, it wasn’t the deal of the century, but a mistake from the Octopus supplier which meant hundreds of pounds were wiped from customers’ accounts. Octopus emailed … Read more

Energy bills are expected to drop by £800

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Cornwall Insight, an energy consultancy, also released new forecasts on Monday that point to a further reductions in bills later this year. The firm said it expected the price cap to fall to £2,153 in July and £2,161 in October. April estimates that … Read more

A household luxury that now costs a small fortune

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Swimming pools Summer 2020 saw an increase in pool purchases as people spent more time in their gardens due to the coronavirus restrictions. But pool heating costs may have tripled since then. Peter Joyce, managing director of maintenance company Poolstore, says the most … Read more

Five ways energy companies are secretly making you pay more

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Confidence in energy companies among consumers is falling to a record low due to skyrocketing bills and a series of high-profile scandals. In the year to May 2022, the proportion of people who told the consumer group Which? they “don’t trust” their supplier … Read more

Due to falling wholesale prices, energy deals will become cheaper in a few weeks

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE The firm’s Kate Mulvany said: “The energy market is complex and it is difficult to predict the effects of policy changes on consumer behavior and energy prices. “However, if supplier costs fall and government-backed interest rates remain relatively high, we are likely to … Read more

British Gas is charging customers almost £500m for not using direct debit

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Critics say the additional payments amount to an effective surcharge of around 6pc and they have accused the companies of “discriminatory” pricing. It is the latest scandal to hit the energy industry after it emerged this month that British Gas, the country’s biggest … Read more

Energy providers under pressure to compensate customers forced to use pre-paid meters

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Energy providers are under pressure to compensate families who are forced to pay their energy bills on prepaid meters. All UK energy providers have now bowed to pressure to stop the controversial forced installation of devices under warranty after it emerged last week … Read more

How log burners are dividing Britain’s middle-class neighbourhoods

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Once modest log burner has grown significantly over the past 12 months as people search cheaper ways to heat your homes with the rising cost of energy bills. But this new fixture of middle-class life is tearing neighborhoods apart. Studies have shown that … Read more

British Gas broke into our new home and changed the locks while we were away.

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE After 13 years living in Canada, Neil Farley and his wife Ceri Williams are finally ready to return home to the UK – and completed the purchase of a house in the seaside resort of Hornsea in Yorkshire last September. In the months … Read more

‘I used a thermal camera to assess the energy efficiency of my home – and the results shocked me’

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Energy efficiency is currently very important. But like most of my ‘Gen Z’ generation, I’d never seen a draught-blocker in real life, and like most people in the UK, the idea of ​​saving energy wasn’t high on my priority list until recently when … Read more

Millions are defaulting on household bills as the cost of living crisis deepens

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Millions of households failed to pay their bills in January as families struggled to manage their money after Christmas. Some 2.3 million households missed at least one mortgage, rent, loan, credit card or household bill payment in January, compared with 1.9 million in … Read more

‘Heat pumps for all’ is a cult that the government should abandon

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE If you spend £13,000 on this heat pump, what do you get? Well, it’s not free energy. No government “energy price guarantee”, consumers would rely on Ofgem to keep a cap on energy prices. Using their figures, without government intervention the average gas … Read more

Households save due to lock-in as bills rise

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Most families have now spent all their savings due to the pandemic inflation forces people to dip into rainy day fundsnew research shows. Six out of ten households used all their savings to “maintain their lifestyle”, the Center for Economic and Business Research … Read more

“I can’t sleep because British Gas says my gas bill is £11,000 a year”

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Has the company treated you unfairly? Our consumer advocate is here to help. How to contact her click here. Dear Katie, Last June a British Gas engineer came to do my annual boiler inspection and said it needed to be replaced. While I … Read more

A water company warns that soaking in a tub could cost £1,000 every year

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE New research predicts that running a household bath is likely to cost more than £1,000 this year, more than double in 2022. This follows another huge increase last year, when costs rose by 79 per cent. Total between 2021 and 2023 is annual … Read more

“My energy provider required a deposit of £16,000 before signing me up”

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE One in four small businesses plan to close or downsize if the Energy Bill Relief scheme – which currently lowers unit prices for business customers – ends as planned at the end of March next year, an FSB survey has found. The relief … Read more

“We save money and my teenager talks to me”

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Getting a teenager with internet access to sit down at the table and play a board game can seem like a Herculean task for some families. But for Caroline Michelle, the solution was simple: turn off all the electricity. With no lights apart … Read more

Why you have a one in 33 chance of getting help to lower your energy bill

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Around 11.7 million households should be eligible for the scheme under criteria relating to council tax and energy performance bands, according to analysis by Hamptons estate agents. However, 97 percent of these households will not be able to access cash due to strict … Read more

Old-fashioned cold winter survival tips from Telegraph readers

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Temperatures have dropped this week and it feels like winter has finally arrived, but households will be reluctant to reach for the thermostat. Central heating costs have doubled this winter and the price of gas per unit has risen from 4p to 10p … Read more

Share your old-fashioned home heating tips and save money at the same time

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE It seems like you’re hardly moving these days for energy and heat saving tips as winter approaches and the nights get colder and colder. With the typical household bill now capped at £2,500 a year, it’s never been more prudent to stay warm … Read more

Wood stoves are sold out as families look for ways to stay warm

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Wood-burning stoves are disappearing from sale as desperate households look for old-fashioned ways to cope energy crisis. Manufacturers have warned that the recent increase in demand, coupled with production backlogs due to Covid, means that certain models will not be available until next … Read more

Household energy bills will rise by £500 after the government cuts support

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Jeremy Hunt decided on the level of support on offer after taking charge of the national finances amid turmoil caused by Truss’s mini-budget. As well as changing the £2,500 level to £3,000 from April, support will now last until April 2024 rather than … Read more

‘Nobody’s getting out’: Small businesses are struggling in Jeremy Hunt’s quintessentially English constituency

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Chiddingfold in Surrey is a quintessentially English village of just over 2,000 people who all know each other. Dotted around the village green, where a tall bonfire stands ready for next month, you’ll find cozy pubs, traditional butchers, a corner shop and a … Read more

How turning back the clock adds £400 to energy bills

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Households could save £400 a year on their energy bills by reducing daylight savings time, according to a university study. Academics at Queen’s University Belfast found that the average household could save £1.20 a day on electricity if the clocks were not put … Read more

Energy bill calculator: calculate the cost of your household appliances

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE A harsh winter is coming as energy costs skyrocket – in addition to double-digit inflation. Prime Minister Liz Truss has capped average energy bills at £2,500 until October 2024, scrapping regulator Ofgem’s often criticized price cap. The regulator’s cap is due to rise … Read more

“I’d be better off without a heat pump”: how to improve the energy efficiency of your home

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Long before the current cost of living crisis hit, Philippe Hinchcliffe was convinced that the age of cheap fuel could not last forever. His Victorian terrace needed updating and he decided to protect it from rising prices and climate change at the same … Read more

Energy companies extend the deadline for the day of meter reading

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Energy suppliers are scrambling to avoid a repeat of the meter-reading chaos of March, when websites crashed as customers rushed to submit the readings before prices spiked. British Gas and businesses have told customers they have up to a week to submit their … Read more

Gas prices rose by 8 percent in one day after three leaks in the Nord Stream gas pipelines

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Gas prices jumped on concerns about security of supply after leaks were discovered in key pipelines linking Russia to Europe, raising fears of sabotage. Prices in Europe rose 7 percent from €176 per MWh to €188 per MWh, while prices in Great Britain … Read more

My tenants can’t afford the heat let alone the rent – time to sell

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Of course, in the end, the sad truth is that non-payment of rent will result in tenants losing the properties they wanted to heat, but what I wanted to avoid is the catch-up period – the part where the tenant doesn’t pay, but … Read more

Country house owners say fuel bill support is ‘a drop in the ocean’

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE More support will be announced, the government said, but critics said homes now needed more assurances. Most oil-dependent households save money themselves or with a supplier to accumulate cash when oil is needed, spreading the cost over the year. But the Countryside Alliance, … Read more

Customers were left in the cold, as energy suppliers refuse new applications

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Ofgem, the energy regulator, requires suppliers to accept new customers, although there is no specific requirement that households must apply online. However, Ofgem requires suppliers to make it easy for customers to compare tariffs. Ovo Energy was the only supplier that suggested prospective … Read more

Six million will receive £150 in living expenses

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Around six million people with disabilities will start receiving one-off living expenses payments on Tuesday. The government pays disabled people an extra £150 on top of other support in recognition of additional energy costs often associated with special equipment. The lump sum does … Read more

Rising energy prices are forcing families to ditch their Agas

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Families, once the ultimate status symbol of the middle class, are tearing up their Age as rising energy prices turn them into unaffordable luxuries. Oven removers have reported a sharp increase in inquiries from people wanting to ditch their iconic cookers after they … Read more

Scottish Power is calling for an exit plan to cap energy prices

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Liz Truss must explain how she plans to solve the country’s energy crisis when her new price cap ends, one of Britain’s biggest gas and electricity suppliers has warned. Scottish Power chief executive Keith Anderson said the new Prime Minister’s £170 billion price … Read more

‘Don’t open the fridge’: The hilarious ways Britain has been told to cut its energy bills

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Other tips that require you to completely change your behavior are very extreme. If you fully commit to never using an oven, hob or grill again and opt for a much cheaper fryer instead, you can save up to £604 a year, according … Read more

The government’s energy cap freeze: who are the winners and losers from the announcement

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Prime Minister Liz Truss has announced plans to freeze the energy price cap. This means that the average household will pay £2,500 a year on their energy bills. Ahead of the crackdown, energy regulator Ofgem said the price cap, which limits the amount … Read more

ITV ditches ‘dystopian’ spin to win energy bill competition after complaints

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE The daytime television show This Morning was abandoned by a a competition that gave viewers the chance to win their energy bills. The ‘spin to win’ style competition attracted nearly 200 complaints to regulator Ofcom but has now been replaced with cash prizes. … Read more

Russia makes Philip Schofield the face of its energy war against the West

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Phillip Schofield became an unlikely star of Kremlin propaganda on Tuesday after offering ITV viewers the chance to win money to help pay their energy bills. “This week we have our usual cash prizes, but you can also win some extra cash to … Read more

Russia makes Philip Schofield the face of its energy war against the West

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Phillip Schofield became an unlikely star of Kremlin propaganda on Tuesday after offering ITV viewers the chance to win money to help pay their energy bills. “This week we have our usual cash prizes, but you can also win some extra cash to … Read more

Liz Truss could freeze bills to avoid energy ‘armageddon’

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Asked whether she would rule out a total freeze on energy bills – a policy put forward by the Labor Party and energy companies – Ms Truss refused to do so. “I’m not going to go into the details of what the alleged … Read more

Liz Truss: No more band-aids to solve the energy crisis

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Wendy Morton, the transport minister, is likely to become chief minister, while Nadhim Zahawi is expected to lead the cabinet, while Brandon Lewis, the former Northern Ireland minister, is expected to become justice minister. Rishi Sunak’s team is said to have done significantly … Read more

Students have been scrambling for money as housing providers do not agree to contracts with bills included

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE A few days before the tenants moved in, Mr. Stratis had to help find another contract provider. Most now have to pay about 37 percent more than they originally expected. Under the old contracts, UniHomes charged tenants in the five-bedroom house £15 a … Read more

British pensioners have left their European neighbors behind in the energy crisis

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Energy prices have risen significantly faster in the UK, with homes generally using more gas than electricity for energy compared to those in Europe. Governments have stepped in to protect consumers from the energy crisis. In Britain, households were promised £400 of support … Read more

Gazprom hands over £8.5bn dividend to Kremlin after record profit

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Russian gas giant Gazprom will pay the Kremlin an £8.6bn dividend after posting record profits after a jump in gas prices triggered by the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Shares in the company jumped 20 percent on Wednesday after Gazprom said it made a … Read more

Energy-inefficient homes face a £1,730 rise in bills

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Two-thirds of homes in England and Wales face significantly higher energy bills because they are poorly insulated, new research has found. Properties with an energy rating of D or below face an average bill increase of £1,730 a year when The increase in … Read more

Why rising energy bills will kill the dream of working from home

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE According to consultancy Advanced Workplace Associates, the average British worker goes to the office just one and a half days a week. The survey found that the average turnout in UK offices was just 29 per cent. The Office for National Statistics in … Read more

Use our tool to calculate how much you will need to spend on energy

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE A harsh winter is coming as energy costs skyrocket – in addition to double-digit inflation. Ofgem has confirmed that the energy price cap will jump by an unprecedented 80% to £3,549 a year in October. But that’s not the end of the pain: … Read more

Half of households’ ‘rainy day’ funds will be spent on higher gas bills

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Households will burn through almost half of their “rainy day” savings pots by the New Year. energy bills rose to record levels. According to Investec Bank, they will withdraw an average of £2,230 from savings accounts to cover rising gas and electricity prices. … Read more

Why rising energy bills will devastate your income a lot more than you think

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Don’t turn off your fridges to beat rising energy costs, householders are being warned

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Families were urged not to turn off their refrigerators, as face rising energy costs Dame Jenny Harries, Health Manager. The chief executive of the UK Health Safety Authority (UKSHA) said people should also try to keep warm, “especially those at the end of … Read more

Energy bills will eat up a sixth of wages

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Debapratim De of consultancy Deloitte said the share of salary spent on energy is likely to be higher for those with lower incomes, whose wages have not increased significantly in recent years. “Energy could cost lower-income families a quarter of their income after … Read more

A warning against hidden charges that you cannot reduce even if you do not use any energy

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Households cutting back on gas and electricity to save money are being hit with “fixed charges” that apply regardless of how much energy they use. Fixed costs – also known as ‘unit daily prices’ – are set by energy companies and added to … Read more

“British Gas offered me a new contract – but it cost £16,000”

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Temporarily re-nationalise energy companies that fail to cut bills, says Gordon Brown

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The Don’t Pay UK campaign will cause “all sorts of problems” for households, an energy boss has warned

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Not paying energy bills will cause people “all kinds of problems”, warned the president of Utilita, as the energy price cap is expected to reach £4,200 in January. Derek Lickorish told the BBC that energy companies “will not be able to subsidize bills” … Read more

Council tax bands challenge to claim £150 energy bill refund

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Almost 50,000 homeowners contested their council tax last year after £150 in energy bill rebates were only given to homes in bands A to D. More than 13,400 households were moved into a lower tax bracket following the Valuation Agency’s challenge in the … Read more

The energy price cap could hit £4,400 in January

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Energy bills could hit £4,400 in January, new analysis has found, after the energy regulator adjusted its price cap methodology. In a provisional forecast, energy consultancy Auxilione predicted that the price cap on energy bills could reach £3,687 in October – almost double … Read more

Half of the state pension will be lost to energy bills

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Rising energy bills will eat up almost half of the annual state pension by next year, plunging millions of pensioners into poverty. Gas and electricity in the average home will cost £3,729 a year from next Aprilexperts at Cornwall Insight estimated this week, … Read more

The implementation of the heat pump is questionable, as only a small proportion apply for grants

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Meanwhile, green campaigners have also criticized the government’s scheme for not being ambitious enough. Greenpeace previously said the rollout suffered from “inadequate funding” and should be accompanied by a pledge to phase out new gas boilers sooner than the current target is 2035. … Read more

Millions of families will receive a crisis living expenses payment today

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Almost one in four families in the UK will receive £326 in the first installment of government aid from today. crisis package of support for living expenses. It is the first of two payments that people on means-tested benefits will receive. More than … Read more

Energy suppliers ordered to take urgent action over unfair direct debits

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Five energy suppliers have been ordered to take urgent action after the regulator found ‘moderate or severe’ weaknesses with their customers’ direct debit payments. Ofgem opened a review into the sector in May after Jonathan Brearley, Ofgem’s chief executive, said there were “troubling … Read more

Boris Johnson’s adviser admits heat pumps won’t cut energy bills

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Five reasons why you’ll be spending £3,000 more by Christmas

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE James Daley of consumer rights group Fairer Finance said there was no end in sight to the growing cost of living crisis. “Many families have entered into fixed mortgage deals during the pandemic, but many will soon end,” he said. “When they move … Read more

‘Scottish Power is charging my elderly father £7k a year for a complicated smart meter’

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Household energy bills will exceed £ 3,000

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A new scam that takes advantage of Boris Johnson’s ‘green’ campaign

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Criminals exploit homeowners who install solar panels and heat pumps as part of the government’s green drive. Environmentally friendly households have increasingly fallen victim to fraudsters and cowboy builders who have exploited the energy crisis and utility bill concerns to target victims. Citizens … Read more

According to the Rishi tradition, £ 400 worth of flats without electricity

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How much will I get from paying for living expenses?

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE British households will receive a £ 400 grant in October to ease the cost of rising energy bills, as Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced a significant increase in support for vulnerable households and the elderly. Families are facing the biggest cost of living crisis … Read more

More money from energy bills for each household according to the Rishi Sunak rescue plan

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The energy price cap will reach £ 2,800 in October – here’s everything you need to know

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE The British energy price cap is expected to reach 2,800 pounds in October, which means that households will pay 42 percent more than at present. The price cap has already risen to £ 1,971 on 1 April, but will rise again in October. … Read more

“The energy provider owed me £ 800 but still doubled my direct debit”

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The eco-buying rules for the lease will mean they will never upgrade the northern homes

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Cost of living: What changes in energy prices mean to you

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Peter Smith of the National Energy Action campaign warned that the new rules will remove certainty for consumers to know how much their bills will be over the winter. He said: “The changes significantly reduce the current protection that the price cap provides … Read more

Heat pump costs rise because British radiators are ‘too small’

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Families face a £ 1,200 deficit as bills overtake wages

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Energy suppliers double the direct loads on customers

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British Gas is the worst call handling energy company

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Six reasons not to buy a heat pump in 2022

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British Gas customers owe the most after months of chaos to customer service

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Debt British Gas customers owe their supplier more than customers of any other energy company after months of service chaos in the company. According to Uswitch, a price comparison website, about 16 per cent of British Gas customers are in debt, owing the … Read more

Turn off the microwave and TV to save £ 147 a year, British Gas tells customers

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Households spend up to £ 147 a year if they leave their appliances on standby when energy prices risewarned British Gas. “Vampire devices”, such as microwave ovens, televisions and washing machines, draw energy, and bank accounts when left plugged in. A British Gas … Read more

Four out of 10 had trouble paying their energy bills even before prices went up

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A secret £ 200 bill to pay for failed energy companies

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What does the energy strategy mean for my gas and electricity bills?

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE But the dispute over wind farms spoiling the countryside has dampened ministers ’enthusiasm for large-scale land-based wind expansion, with no new targets set, and experts have blamed the complete lack of isolation from the strategy. This is despite a recent study that found … Read more

Why everything is getting more expensive – how much the cost of living has been added to your accounts by the crisis

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Sarah Coles of Hargreaves Lansdown, an investment firm, said: “Unfortunately, because all the houses had to be evaluated at the same time, there may have been a corner cutting element, so some estimates were not very accurate. You can challenge your valuation. Challenges … Read more

Discounts for the UK energy bill: how to claim a £ 350 discount on gas and electricity costs in 2022

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Why now is the time to install wood stoves and overcome the energy crisis

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How will raising the energy price cap affect my payments and do I have to adjust my tariff?

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Why, despite raising energy bills, we should say no to buying a smart meter

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Do not grill indoors, the energy chief warns customers who desperately want to reduce heating costs

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Bullen noted that this impact will not be fully felt until October and that low-income households will be most affected. “I don’t see a scenario in which wholesale prices would drop significantly over the next few months, so we’ll be adding £ 500 … Read more

Thousands of consumers run the risk of overpaying for energy as suppliers’ websites crash

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Get ready for a month of price and tax increases (and the only thing you need to do today to fight them)

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Households are already facing the worst cost of living crisis in a generation, but budgets will be further squeezed from tomorrow due to a series of price and tax increases. The biggest change for most will be raising the energy ceiling on April … Read more

Send meter readings today so you don’t pay too much, households said

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Energy consumers must send meter readings today to avoid overcharging, charities have warned as suppliers get ready to raise gas and electricity costs from tomorrow. The April increase in the energy price cap will raise the bills for the average domestic rise from … Read more

Every third house stops heating to save money

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The cheapest British energy business has started – but it will still cost you £ 1961 a year

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Shell is reviving a huge gas field in the North Sea to boost British energy security

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Shell has submitted new development plans a a huge gas field in the North Seasix months after they were rejected by environmental regulators to help the UK become less dependent on foreign suppliers. FTSE 100 said it wants the Jackdaw field, about 250km … Read more

Why now is the time to install wood stoves and overcome the energy crisis in the UK in 2022

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Number of British homes they light their wood-burning stoves it seems to be growing, and the cold weather will continue as we move into spring. Installing a burner on logs, which is cheaper to operate than traditional gas and electric heating systemsis financially … Read more

Six reasons not to buy a heat pump in 2022

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How to avoid green levies adding £ 153 to energy bills in 2022

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE For households with gas boilers, the pain could be even greater. In October, the government said that once the current gas jump subsides, it will “explore options” to shift or rebalance energy charges from electricity to gas over the next eight years. Critics … Read more

‘My wife died – and then my energy supplier paid my bills’

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE After the death of his wife, the mourning man’s bills rose 55 percent after Scottish Power, his supplier, terminated the fixed-rate contract. Liverpool’s 58-year-old Simon Moores lost his wife Sarah in February. When he contacted his supplier to move the bill from his … Read more

Why you should say no to buying a smart meter

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Although these problems should not affect new users of smart meters, they point to problems that have affected the introduction. However, these meters are registered in the national network to solve the problem almost every fifth smart meter operates in “stupid” mode. In … Read more

Energy bills: how will the ceiling affect my payments in 2022 and do I have to adjust my tariff?

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE The the energy price cap will rise by £ 693 to £ 1,971 since April, confirmed regulator Ofgem, which is already creating more pressure heavy households. Boris Johnson was called to address cost of living crisis in the UK in early 2022 and … Read more

Discounts for the UK energy bill: how to claim a £ 350 discount on gas and electricity costs in 2022

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Consider a smart meter Smart meters track how much energy you spend in your home per day, which gives much more accurate readings than traditional analog meters, which give a monthly estimate. Readings are automatically sent to suppliers, which means that customers are … Read more

Energy bills: how will the ceiling affect my payments in 2022 and do I have to adjust my tariff?

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE The the energy price cap will rise by £ 693 to £ 1,971 since April, confirmed regulator Ofgem, which is already creating more pressure heavy households. Boris Johnson was called to address cost of living crisis in the UK in early 2022 and … Read more

Discounts for the UK energy bill: how to claim a £ 350 discount on gas and electricity costs in 2022

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Consider a smart meter Smart meters keep track of how much energy you spend in your home per day, which gives much more accurate readings than traditional analog meters, which give a monthly estimate. Readings are automatically sent to suppliers, which means that … Read more

Six reasons not to buy a heat pump in 2022

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How to avoid green levies that add £ 153 to energy bills

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15 million homeowners have to spend thousands to meet draconian ecological rules

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How to avoid green levies that add £ 153 to energy bills

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How much are log burners, will they save you money and are they environmentally friendly?

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Key dates for your finances in 2022

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Discounts on energy bills: how to claim a £ 350 discount on gas and electricity costs

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Lack of drivers leaves rural homes without heating

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Saturday morning British news briefing: Today’s headlines of The Telegraph

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“We’ll pay the credit card bill for generations”: Readers are squeezing about the cost of living

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The cost of a heat pump in the UK and six reasons not to buy it in 2022

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Raising the energy price cap: how will this affect my bills and do I have to adjust my tariff?

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE The energy price cap will rise by 693 pounds to 1,971 pounds from April, the regulator Ofgem confirmed, which will increase the pressure on households already in trouble. Traditionally, the solution to raising gas and electricity prices has been for buyers to look … Read more

Discounts on energy bills: how to claim a £ 350 discount on gas and electricity costs

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Raising the ceiling on energy prices: when will my bills go up and what can I do about it?

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Energy bills will go up from April: cut your costs with these small changes

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE British households continue to face rising energy bills after a supply crunch caused electricity prices to rise, but they can take steps to reduce the cost of a gloomy winter. Experts have warned annual bills could reach £ 1,900 after Aprilwhen the energy … Read more

Energy bills will go up from April: cut your costs with these small changes

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE British households continue to face rising energy bills after a supply crunch caused electricity prices to rise, but they can take steps to reduce the cost of a gloomy winter. Experts have warned annual bills could reach £ 1,900 after Aprilwhen the energy … Read more

The lack of investment risks further raises gas bills

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Delays and under-spending on new gas projects could lead to long-term global shortages as ministers try to protect households from excessive energy bills, the International Energy Agency (IEA) has warned. Major global liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects, which are expected to be fully … Read more

Save money on your energy bills with these small changes

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE British households continue to face rising energy bills after a supply crunch caused electricity prices to rise, but they can take steps to reduce the cost of a gloomy winter. Traditionally, the solution to rising gas and electricity prices has been for customers … Read more

The energy company is “calling” customers to lock them into expensive deals

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE James Daley of the advertising group Fairer Finance said: “Tactics of selling under high pressure are particularly damaging, while the market is so unpredictable. These sales scripts seem to be playing on fear. “ A So Energy spokesman said: “Business is time-constrained as … Read more

Half of energy suppliers “in imminent danger of collapse”

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE This month based in Clydebank Total Energy, which had 170,000 customers, became the last company to fail. The biggest supplier to date so far was Bulb, which they put in a special administration because it had too many customers to be taken over … Read more

2.5 million households are unable to pay their bills as the cost of living crisis worsens

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Millions of British households missed out on emergency payments this month, and many were on the brink as the cost of living crisis deepens. More than 2.5 million families have not even paid their mortgages, rents, loans, credit cards or bills this year, … Read more

Millions of rural homes are forced into costly ecological upgrades

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Millions of households will face a heating crisis over the next decade due to plans to ban fossil fuel systems in homes without a grid. The government wants to ban the fitting of new oil and liquefied gas heating systems by 2026 for … Read more

How to beat the new green taxes on the energy bill

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Energy bills for households have risen due to rising wholesale prices, but due to a government tax change, gas bills would increase further. The government plans to shift the green energy levies currently applied to household electricity bills to gas bills as part … Read more

This will reduce a quarter of the workforce due to the energy crisis

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE This is expected to reduce a quarter of its workforce as part of cost-saving measures to deal with the energy crisis. Ovo Energy will cut 1,700 of its 6,200 applications, Sky News reports, in addition to closing its websites and focusing on three … Read more

Key dates for your finances in 2022

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE The cost of living crisis is on the horizon. High inflation and a further rise in interest rates in 2022 mean that households are likely to experience significant jumps monthly expenses. Many legal changes are also planned for next year, in addition to … Read more

Customers in trouble should eat ginger and perform star jumps to reduce energy bills, says SSE

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE The advice includes already worn-out energy-saving tips such as lowering the thermostat, blocking window drafts and closing doors. However, activists said some other advice, given the depth of the crisis facing families, hit the wrong tone. James Daley of the Fairer Finance campaign … Read more

How much are log burners, will they save you money and are they environmentally friendly?

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE As the evenings get colder and darker, more than a million British homes will light their wood-burning stoves. that winter. Since many of us still work from home and the beginning of the year is a time when people try to limit their … Read more

How to reduce your energy bill with these small changes

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE British households continue to face rising energy bills after a supply crunch caused electricity prices to rise, but they can take steps to reduce the cost of a gloomy winter. Traditionally, the solution to rising gas and electricity prices has been for customers … Read more

Key dates for your finances in 2022

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE The cost of living crisis is on the horizon. High inflation and a further rise in interest rates in 2022 mean that households are likely to experience significant jumps monthly expenses. Many legal changes are also planned for next year, in addition to … Read more

Six reasons not to buy a heat pump

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE 2. They are slower when heating homes Currently, heat pumps can be slower when heating a home than a conventional boiler. Traditional central heating systems heat water by burning gas, which can heat radiators to about 75C. Hydrogen boilers will operate in a … Read more

How to reduce your energy bill with these small changes

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE British households are facing rising energy bills as the supply crunch has caused electricity prices to rise, but they can take steps to lower the cost of the looming gloomy winter. Traditionally, the solution to rising gas and electricity prices has been for … Read more

Why should we say no to a smart meter

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE Time-of-use tariffs lower the price of electricity when demand is low and increase costs during times of high consumption. However, currently only a handful of energy companies offer such a contract, such as Bulb and Octopus. The policy of smart meters was first … Read more

Log burners: how much are they and will they save you money?

MY NUMBER 1 RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE FULL TIME INCOME ONLINE: CLICK HERE As the evenings get colder and darker, more than a million British homes will light their wood-burning stoves this winter. Installing a log burner, which is cheaper to operate than traditional gas and electric heating systems, is more financially attractive than ever due … Read more