New energy club to alert households on cheapest deals

A new energy club vowing to keep consumers on the cheapest deal by constantly monitoring their tariff was launched this week. Martin Lewis, founder of MoneySavingExpert.com said his new venture called the ‘Cheap Energy Club’ (CheapEnergyClub.com) could shift the balance of power in the consumer’s favour. The website will check the tariffs people are on […]

Language of price comparison sites ‘wrong’

The language that energy price comparison sites use is “wrong” and it doesn’t save consumers any money. That’s according to Martin Lewis, a financial journalist and creator of moneysavingexpert.com, who made the comment during a debate on energy tariffs on BBC Radio 5 live yesterday. He said: “The language of comparison sites is wrong. They […]

Government holds crunch talks with industry

Prime Minister David Cameron and Energy Secretary Chris Huhne are holding emergency talks with energy industry heads today by way of reducing the impact on customers’ bills, which have increased by more than £100 for most people since the summer. Writing today on the moneysavingexpert website, the duo say: “We can’t control volatile world energy […]