High energy bills ‘force one in seven parents to miss childcare payments’

Nearly 14% of parents have missed childcare payments due to soaring energy costs, with 18% of households failing to pay essential bills in the past year, according to a study

UK household energy debt hits five-year high at £216

The number of households in arrears to energy providers has risen by 11% compared to the previous year, with nearly nine million households lacking any energy credit, according to a new report

Heatwave sparks £66m cooling bill for Brits

A late summer heatwave is causing UK households to face a £66 million energy bill, with those using air conditioning units and desktop fans feeling the financial heat

Octopus buys Shell Energy: What customers should know

Octopus Energy is poised to become the UK’s second-largest domestic energy provider, having agreed to acquire Shell’s UK household electricity and gas business

‘Half of UK homes in the dark about price cap changes’

Nearly 50% of British households are clueless about upcoming energy price cap adjustments, according to a new survey

‘Almost six million UK households trapped with unchosen energy suppliers’

These households remain stuck with energy suppliers they didn’t choose due to previous provider bankruptcies, resulting in lower satisfaction rates, according to a report

Deja-vu: Wholesale price surge triggers supplier to pull back new fixed tariff

So Energy backtracks on newly launched fixed energy tariff

Heatwave warning: Britons face £50 weekly surge in electricity bills

As temperatures soar, households are warned of a potential £50 weekly increase in electricity bills, driven by the energy crisis and the rising cost of cooling appliances

Suppliers could soon be offering cheaper fixed tariffs

Deals priced between £2,200 and £2,500 could soon be available in the market, new report suggests

Energy suppliers ‘sitting on a hoard of £4.5bn in customer credit’

Fears are growing as Ofgem has axed plans to require all energy suppliers to ringfence their customers’ credit balances