Money Wellness


Engineer prepares to install an energy prepayment meter

08 Nov 2023

New prepayment meter rules come into force today – find out what it means for you

New rules come into force today (8 November) outlining the steps energy companies need to take before forcibly installing a prepayment meter.

A person tries to get warm by a radiator with a cup of tea

07 Nov 2023

South feels the cold as the fuel poverty divide in England narrows

The latest Fuel Poverty Risk Index from the Open Data Institute shows the highest year-on-year rises in fuel poverty have occurred in local authorities in the south east and south west of England.

Image of a woman sat over an electric heater warming her hands

02 Nov 2023

Half of vulnerable households worried about being cold this winter

A third of households with a vulnerable member living there say they can't afford to turn on their heating this winter. Find out what support is available

Image of a close up of someone turning on a kettle

01 Nov 2023

National energy company will pay you to use less electricity this winter

National Grid ESO has brought back its successful incentive scheme that'll pay you to use less energy at peak times this winter

A row of traditional terraced houses

27 Oct 2023

The government ‘needs to stump up cash to make UK homes more energy efficient’

The Better Homes Alliance is calling on the government to do more to improve the energy efficiency of UK homes and cut people's bills.

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27 Oct 2023

Octopus Energy launches new loyalty discount scheme

Octopus Energy's customers can earn money off their bills through its new loyalty scheme

Offshore wind farm at sunset

26 Oct 2023

New laws passed to make UK’s energy greener and more affordable

A new Act has bee passed that the government claims will make the UK's energy greener and cheaper.

Prepayment energy meter

25 Oct 2023

Call for end to ‘barbaric practice’ of forced prepayment meters

The End Fuel Poverty Coalition has called for a government investigation after Scottish Power was granted 124 warrants to force customers onto prepayment meters.

Image of a man installing a heat pump

24 Oct 2023

Heat pump grants increased to £7,500 to help reduce bills for struggling households

The government has increased funding to help households replace old or worn out boilers with energy efficient alternatives to save on bills

image of a person sat looking at a number of bills that all say overdue

23 Oct 2023

2.1 million struggling to pay essential bills

Which?'s Consumer Insight Tracker shows confidence in the country's economy is failing. Find out what support is available if you're struggling to pay bills