Millions of utility bills are set to fall after four energy suppliers pledged to follow cuts by British Gas and Southern Electric. Bosses from the foreign-owned suppliers E.On, RWE, npower, EDF and Scottish Power were embarrassed into declaring they will
12th February 2009
The UK faces an energy crunch leading to much higher electricity and gas bills within three years because power companies are shelving investment plans, the chief executive of Centrica has warned. Sam Laidlaw also told the Sunday Observer that unless the
01st February 2009
We all know the difference between night and day but it seems some people who deal with the readings of a certain type of electricity meter are getting confused. The meter is an Economy 7 meter. Over 6 million homes in the UK have one.
26th January 2009
Car insurance premiums continued to rise over the fourth quarter of 2008, according to data released this week by the AA. The cost of car insurance increased by an average of 1% per month over the three month period.
25th January 2009
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09th January 2009
A dispute between Russia and Ukraine over gas supplies has raised fears that UK energy suppliers could delay long-awaited price cuts. Russia's move to halt supplies to its neighbour has made wholesale market prices volatile.
02nd January 2009
Millions of borrowers may be entitled to claim back a chunk of their loans because lenders have made mistakes with their contracts. Some may even be able to wipe out all their debts because of the errors, which could leave banks facing a multi-million-pou
29th December 2008
People trapped in rip-off credit-card deals could be freed early from their debts under a crackdown on the consumer lending boom to be unveiled this week. Consumers will gain new powers to mount legal challenges over unfair deals, if they can prove there
28th December 2008
The UK is running out of time to prevent a "disastrous energy crunch" as the downturn imperils investment in new energy supplies, MPs have warned. The threat of future blackouts is "real", the Select Business and Energy Committee has warned, unless ex
13th December 2008