How we award points to suppliers

Points based on performance, accurate information, length of time in business.   To give you a guide of the safest suppliers to choose, we have awarded points in the following manner. Up to 30 points for time in business: 0-2 years   10 points 2-5 years   20 points 5-10 years 25 points 10 years + 30…


Avoid the pitfalls when switching energy supplier

How to get things right when switching to a new energy supplier. With so many problems associated with switching to a new energy supplier, can you afford to become a victim? There’s a new problem which never existed before 26th November 2016. An energy supplier actually went out of business. This was a new energy…


GB Energy Supply ceased trading

As from the date of this post, GB Energy Supply are no longer trading. This is very unfortunate for many of their new customers. But it couldn’t have happened at a safer time. OFGEM have recently passed a ruling which protects the consumers for exactly this reason. This has never happened to an Energy Supplier…


Energy switching horror stories

Is it really worthwhile switching energy supplier?   You may think not after reading some of the horror stories.   The following, are some customer reviews taken from some of the energy supplier review pages on the Energy Advisory Service website.         But read on, as all may not be lost!  …


Members page setup

Members information page   We have secured a budget to give away some energy saving gifts. If you are taking steps to get onto a cheaper online energy tariff, then we will help you make even more savings with these great give aways! This card is just a picture, so it doesn’t work. But, when…


Protected: Random energy saving gift

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Do’s and don’ts of switching energy supplier

A bit of guidance to help you with your switching decision. Do: Switch supplier if it means you will save money. Don’t: Assume your new energy tariff will remain the cheapest forever. Do: Use an online comparison site to find your cheapest deal. Don’t: Switch to a supplier without checking their track record. Do: Switch…


Why am I paying too much for my gas and electricity?

The energy suppliers are in the papers again. I can’t help thinking the jounalists are just looking for something to write for their newspaper. Stop messing around with your suppliers expensive standard energy tariff. For goodness sake. It doesn’t seem to matter how much we scream it out over the rooftops. Too many consumers are…


Help opt in

Please help with our research We want to know how much energy your kettle or tumble dryer consumes. To facilitate this, we would like to send you a device which you plug into the socket for your appliance. This device records how much electricity your appliance is using. If you would like to help with…


EON Energy Saver Fixed 1 Year v1

Is this tariff from E.ON any good: E.ON Energy Saver Fixed 1 Year v1. E.ON, one of the big 6 energy suppliers is appearing amongst the cheapest on comparison sites with their latest online energy deal, Energy Saver Fixed 1 year v1. But is this tariff any good? It’s quite rare to see one of…


Best energy deal in your area

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Affect Energy Reviews

Affect Energy Reviews. Our resident energy expert looks into the pros and cons of joining this new energy supplier. Are they any good? Is there a down side to them?. The good news is, Affect Energy is a new energy supplier, so they will be making an extra effort to get things right.  I do…


British Gas free electricity is it a good deal

Free Electricity from British Gas. Our tariff expert looks into the free electricity deal from British Gas, known as Scottish Gas in Scotland. Is it a good deal? How does it work? This free electricity from British Gas. British Gas will install a new Smart meter when you switch to this tariff. Don’t worry about…


There is no point in switching energy supplier.

After all, you don’t save anything in the long run – Do you? Perhaps you have switched your energy supplier in the past and, this is the feeling you are left with. The truth is, you can’t just switch once then just rest on your laurels. If you want to save some serious money on…


OFGEM accredited comparison sites

OFGEM Office for Gas and Electricity Markets. The Government department for the regulation of energy suppliers and inclusion of approved energy comparison sites. Get it right first time Switch to a supplier with a proven track record Switch direct with that supplier or through an OFGEM accredited site When you switch direct with the supplier,…


Why have the energy suppliers not reduced their prices further?

Consumers moaning about energy prices. Petitions for lower energy prices. I hear it and, see it day in and day out. There’s nothing exciting about energy, we just want to turn on a switch to get light. We want to watch television. We want to turn the heating on when we are cold. There’s so…


Energy switching research

Please help with our research If you are about to switch your supplier, we will give you a £5 Amazon gift certificate within 48 hours of you switching. When consumers switch their supplier, we only have access to minimum details of the switch. So we can make improvements on our service, we would like a…


Petition to revoke licence to shoot feral cats

A licence has been issued to capture and shoot feral cats in Scotland. Due to the difficulty with getting petitions started up with the Scottish Parliament at the moment, I have made this page of my website available for the purpose of collecting signatures. The following is a snippet from the licence application. Any individuals…


What is Quarterly Variable Direct Debit

Direct debit explained. If you have had quotes for a cheaper online energy deal and, you have seen – “Quarterly Variable Direct Debit” as a payment method with SSE, This is what it is….. Types of direct debit payments for energy bills The most common way of paying your energy bill by direct debit is:…


Pros and cons of switching energy supplier

Is it a wise move to switch energy supplier? It comes as no surprise that many consumers are still reluctant to switch their energy supplier. But this reluctance means you are spending the most on your energy bills! What can go wrong? Get online quotes yourself and, switch to the cheapest supplier. This in itself…