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Co-operative Energy to hike prices

Co-operative Energy has increased the price of its standard tariff amid a wave of rate cuts by rival small energy providers.

Gas | 24 Apr 2014
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Regulator launches campaign to get Brits 'shopping around' for energy

Energy regulator Ofgem has launched a new website aimed at helping consumers "shop around" for a better deal on their energy bills.

Electricity | 23 Apr 2014
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Product launches of the week

First Utility launches cheapest energy tariff; Post Office introduces range of mortgage deals; MBNA unveils 'longest ever' balance transfer card.

Mortgages | 18 Apr 2014
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Price war heats up between small energy providers

A new price war has begun between small energy providers First Utility and Ovo, with both launching tariffs under £1,000 in the space of week.

Utilities | 16 Apr 2014
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Line rental costs up 38% since 2009

Telephone line rental costs have increased by 38 per cent over the past five years, putting more pressure on stretched household finances.

Telephone | 14 Apr 2014
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Investments | 11 Apr 2014
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Scotland can help keep UK 'lights on and energy bills down'

Scotland's "plentiful" energy supply could help keep lights on and bills down across the UK, a new report suggests.

Gas | 07 Apr 2014
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Energy complaints treble in 12 months

Energy complaints have trebled in 12 months as consumers take issue with the billing process, figures from Ombudsman Services reveal.

Electricity | 07 Apr 2014
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Energy consumers are paying for their lack of engagement

Gas and electricity regulator Ofgem has referred the energy market for investigation, but comparison sites stress that there's no magic bullet for high bills.

Gas | 27 Mar 2014
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Energy providers encouraged to follow SSE's lead

SSE will freeze household electricity and gas prices until 2016.

Electricity | 26 Mar 2014
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Groups call for fresh energy market probe

Consumer group Which? and the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) have written to regulators asking them to urgently fix the "broken" energy market.

Gas | 24 Mar 2014
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Mobile phone customers are being 'hung out to dry' with shock bills

Shock mobile phone bills, phantom charges and billing errors are driving people into debt, according to Citizens Advice.

Telephone | 14 Mar 2014
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'Simplified' energy tariffs still too confusing, says Which?

Simplified energy tariffs brought in by the regulator Ofgem are still too confusing, according to consumer group Which?

Electricity | 14 Mar 2014
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Thousands face energy bill hike as fixed rate tariffs end

Some 300,000 homeowners could see their energy bills rise by an average of £186 a year when a raft of fixed rate tariffs come to an end this month.

Gas | 13 Mar 2014
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Tesco launches fuel savings scheme

Tesco has launched a new scheme allowing Clubcard holders to save 2p a litre on fuel for every £50 spent in-store or online.

Utilities | 12 Mar 2014

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