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What happens if you don’t pay your energy bills? – 91,000 pledge to stop paying in October

Don’t Pay UK was set up in June, and the goal of the movement is to stop Ofgem’s price cap increase through the threat of “mass non-payment” from energy customers across the UK. When speaking to Express.co.uk, Don’t Pay UK claimed that the Government was not doing enough to help people with energy costs and […]

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Energy bills: Britons urged to switch on heating now to save money this winter

As the cost of living crisis continues and energy bills soar, many people will be looking at ways to save some extra cash. Experts are urging Britons to turn on their heating now in a bid to save money. Ofgem has warned that households face a “very challenging winter” as energy bills could hit over […]

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Wedding bells should bring lower family tax bills, says think tank

The Centre for Social Justice (CSJ) is warning that the UK has become “a world leader in family breakdown” and is pressing for action to help people stay together. It is concerned marriage rates have hit a record low and argues other countries do more to support families through the tax system. According to the […]

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‘Doesn’t make sense!’ Truss’ energy reform plan could send bills soaring higher

UK households currently face the crippling effects of an energy crisis brought about by the skyrocketing costs of wholesale gas over the past year. With millions of Britons facing fuel poverty this winter as energy bills are set to reach £3,400 a year, tackling this crisis will be at the forefront of the next prime […]

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Brits threaten to stop paying bills if price cap rises – claims ‘no other way to stop it’

The goal of the Don’t Pay UK movement is to stop Ofgem’s hike to the price cap through the threat of “mass non-payment” from energy customers across the UK. Aquayemi-Claude, 24, has signed up to the Don’t Pay UK movement after coming across it on social media. Thousands of others have also discovered the campaign […]

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Britons could claim an extra £150 to help with energy bills this winter but deadline looms

People claiming certain Government benefits will be able to get an energy bill discount via the Warm Home Discount scheme. Eligible households will get £150 towards their energy bills. People claiming certain benefits are set to receive the payment automatically. The benefits that qualify for the £150 help include: Income support Income based jobseeker’s allowance Income […]

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Energy bills help: One cheap trick tipped to help households save £1290 this winter

Britons are currently reeling from the worst impacts of a global fossil fuel energy crisis, with analysts warning that by this October, household energy bills could reach an eyewatering £3,300 a year. The price of wholesale gas has skyrocketed over the past year, as a result of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Ofgem has warned that […]

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‘Huge savings’ – Simple change could slash your energy bills in half – ‘big impact’

One way that households can greatly reduce their costs is to switch to off peak tariffs, industry experts have said. These tariffs work by consumers using appliances at times when there is less demand on the energy network, so suppliers can offer reduced prices. Tariffs such as Economy 7 and Economy 10 allow customers to […]

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Energy bills poised to hit £4,000 a year, experts warn

Energy consultancy Auxilione warned that the Government’s price cap, which sets bills for more than 20 million households, could be increased further than previously expected. It said that between October and December the price cap is likely to be £3,488 per year for the average household. Energy bills are currently capped at £1,971 – already […]

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Britons urged to apply for energy supplier support as bills hit £3,500 – ‘Help available!’

Currently, the UK is being hit with a cost of living crisis which is being exacerbated by rising inflation and energy bills. The nation’s inflation rate is at 9.4 percent and is expected to reach as high as 12 percent in the coming months. On top of this, energy bills are expected to increase to […]