Household Bills Items
An announcement from EDF to up its price by an average 10.8% will add to the winter woes felt by consumers.
Households are missing out on picking up the best energy deals by avoiding comparison websites, according to figures released today.
Ofgem has put consumers back in the driving seat where energy bills are concerned, according to comparison site uSwitch.
British Gas' announcement to up energy prices by 6% is a bitter blow for customers, according to comparison website uSwitch.
Brits looking to make the most of the money this winter may switch off heating and go cold, a survey from Gocompare.com suggests.
Energy bills are full of items that can be confusing, especially if you don't know all of the costs associated with the bill.
Rainwater harvesting systems can be used to save money over the long term, they also happen to be pretty good for the environment.
If you're looking to revamp your utility room and a tumble dryer is on your list of must haves then these energy efficient tumble dryers could be just what you need.
28 million of us have been overcharged on household bills in the last year, according to figures from uSwitch.com. The comparison website found that despite around half of the UK running into problems, just one in 20 were automatically reimbursed.
Cutting spending on kids, skipping the family holiday and avoiding eating out are just a few of the measures people take in order to keep the most up to date TV packages, according to a Santander survey.
TalkTalk, the broadband, home phone and mobile company, has today introduced Britain’s best value phone and broadband deal, offering huge savings compared with BT, Sky and Virgin Media.
Energy prices are likely to become unaffordable within three years, according to consumer website uSwitch. They have forecast that by 2015, energy prices could hit a £1,500 tipping point that would force households into making cuts.
GoCompare.com have said that utility and energy bills are most confusing, highlighting that many of us are not reading them and as result could be paying too much for our energy. With the average energy bill over £1,000 a year, households should ensure savings are made where possible.
Seven in 10 adults across the UK have admitted to having debt problems, with almost a third of people not prepared to confront their debt issues, according to latest research by The Co-operative Bank.
The cost of living could be set to drop as many councils plan on taking advantage of the Government’s council tax freeze offer. The freeze will see over 300 councils in the UK freeze council tax, with a small percentage also deciding to reduce the cost of council tax.
Energy bills have been a key talking point recently as many of us attempt to cut back on our household outgoings. We spoke to an energy expert from a leading comparison website to find out how you can get the best deal on your energy and how you can reduce your monthly bills.
The strained relationships between broadband customers and their providers has been highlighted, as new research shows that a third of people say they are unhappy with the service they receive. The research shows customers increasingly frustrated by disappointing speeds and an unreliable service.
uSwitch is urging the government to axe the 5 per cent VAT from energy bills as the amount of people rationing their energy has soared. The Winter period has seen many people fall into 'fuel poverty' as they try to cut back on household outgoings..
Stressed out Brits are being advised not to bury their heads in the sand over rising household bills. A new survey by MoneySupermarket.com has uncovered what it has dubbed a new ‘bill phobia’ plaguing a quarter of cash-strapped UK households.
Brits have been hit with an average winter fuel bill of £453 because of cold weather and rising prices, new research claims. Figures from Energyhelpline.com show UK households' collective bill totalled £12.24 billion for the first quarter of 2011.
Around three in 10 UK consumers have been billed incorrectly by their energy supplier in the last two years, according to a survey. One in seven households has had this happen more than once, the uSwitch.com research reveals.
A new postal comparison service has started up aimed at helping consumers who aren't online to get the latest information on energy prices and to switch to a cheaper deal. With 'Send Us Your Bill' people can post energy bills for free to uSwitch.com.
Tips on how to cut water bills have been released by the Consumer Council for Water following news of a 4.6 per cent hike from April.