This Month's Top Articles
|Cash savvy Brits save £14bn every year|
|18th September 2012|
|Bargain hunting Brits are managing to save around £14 billion every by ensuring they shop around when buying things such as groceries, insurance, clothing, mobile phone contracts and holidays, to name a few.|
Research by Santander found that individuals save on average £346 e...
|How best to save money on your utility bills|
|30th August 2012|
|Consumers are striving now more than ever to reduce the cost of their utility bills, as energy providers routinely hike up the rates they charge, leaving their customers out of pocket. There are all manner of ways to bring down utility spending, from the simple behavioural changes to big overhauls t... |
|British consumers reveal country's biggest rip-offs|
|9th August 2012|
|Birthday cards and takeaway pizzas are among the items ranked the biggest rip-offs in the UK, a new report has revealed.|
The study commissioned by print and post specialists Docmail indicated that Brits are most aggrieved when it comes to their loved ones birthdays, as the £3 they...
|Use water efficiently to save on utility bills|
|14th July 2012|
|Brits should make sure they use water in their home as efficiently as possible to keep their utility bills down, according to a leading expert.|
Tim Walton, managing director of water-efficiency firm Save Water, Save Money, explained that around two-thirds of water we use in our homes is...
|British Gas launches simpler bills|
|29th June 2012|
|Energy supplier British Gas is aiming to make the billing experience much more straightforward for customers with a new design.|
New customers opting for the simple bills will have all the important information presented in an easy-to-digest manner, which includes the amount they have to...
|OFT crackdown on doorstep sales success|
|3rd May 2012|
|A crackdown on doorstep selling has saved consumers an estimated £8.5 million a year, according to the Office of Fair Trading (OFT).|
New protections introduced by the regulator have helped to save consumers millions in cancelled purchases, a study by GHK Consulting revealed.
|Consumers miss out on utility bill savings|
|20th January 2012|
|People all over the country are missing out on potential savings on their utilities bills, Consumer Focus has warned.|
There are all sorts of steps that can be taken, including making improvements to insulation and checking that the ...
|Keep utilities functioning this winter |
|2nd November 2011|
|There are various steps that homeowners can take to ensure their utilities remain fully functioning during the winter months.|
The Consumer Council for Water explained that a property's heating and water supply can often suffer when ...
|Utilities providers 'offer wrong advice' |
|14th October 2011|
|A number of utilities providers have failed to come out favourably following a Which? investigation.|
The consumer group called the six major energy suppliers 12 times in one week, to find that many were offering questionable advice to t...