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…


How to claim your loyalty discount from your supplier

Long term loyalty to energy supplier You have stuck with your energy supplier through thick and thin. You have endured their high price increases and, enjoyed their low price reductions. You never switch your supplier. You have been with your current supplier for years. So, you are entitled to a loyalty discount – Right? Wrong!…


Paying too much for gas and electricity

Latest Government figures indicate that most consumers are still paying around £300 a year more than they really need to be paying. Regular energy switchers are saving around £200 when they switch supplier, but consumers who don’t normally switch supplier are more likely to save in the region of £300 when they switch to a…


Don’t go mad

It’s not my fault – I didn’t know. Well, I did know, but I just kept ignoring it. After all, What’s it got to do with me and, why should I have to be the one to deal with it. Do I have to do everything around here. You do it, you’re the smart one.…


Energy supplier price drops

Good news All of the major energy suppliers have now dropped their gas prices by around 5%. This means the average consumer on Standard energy tariffs, will be paying around £1040 per year on their gas and electricity. Do i have to do anything to get this price reduction? No, these new prices will come…


Are you smarter than the average bear?

Do you shop online to get the best deals? You are smarter than the average bear, then! But, just a minute. Are you missing out on an obvious online discount for something you use everyday? It’s not just shoes, clothes, jewelry and general items that you can get cheaper when you shop online. You can…


Will I really save money by switching energy supplier?

Is it a wise move to switch energy supplier? I switched before, but was no better off in the long run. It’s a load of hassle switching supplier. I’ve heard too many nightmare stories. I’m happy where I am! I understand your reasons for not wanting to switch, but! If you previously switched your energy…


Daffodil bulb

Because you have taken the initiative to switch to a cheaper online energy deal, we would like to help you save a bit more money on your energy bills. We are giving away one of these fantastic, stylish energy saving bulbs to everyone who switches to a new supplier.   Auto PIR motion detection for…


British Gas price reduction 2015

I love the way British Gas make their adverts all sound so jolly They make it sound as though they are doing their customers a good turn – Nothing could be further from the truth. I’m not sure whether I should loath British Gas or, Admire them! They take full advantage of their loyal customers…


First Utility iSave fixed review

Read what the energy expert has to say about iSave fixed tariffs from First:Utility. Who are First:Utility? Are First:Utility a good choice of energy supplier? Would it be a smart move to switch to this tariff? Could I get a better deal from another supplier?       First:Utility were born in 2008. They joined…


Energy supplier complaints first quarter 2015

Find out how your energy supplier is performing OFGEM have set down a set of rules for the way energy suppliers must report their complaints. To give a fair balance, these figures are based on complaints per 100,000 customers for each supplier Suppliers are required to publish domestic complaints data on their websites on a…


Email from Extra Energy

I received an email today from ExtraEnergy about the reviews we have on this website As this email is addressed to whom it may concern, (Even though my name, Martin Ramsey is attached to the post) I’m publicly posting it here. The email is about the poor reviews we have received about ExtraEnergy!   To…


GB Energy Supply reviews

GB Energy Supply have ceased trading. Gone out of business. Please see this page for more information. really is too new to pass judgement on in this review. But, a word from the wise! Why such a low price? Many will switch to this new supplier purely on price. It’s very normal practice for a…


Martins cheaper energy bills

Martin Lewis on This Morning Energy is in the news yet again. Saving money on your gas and electricity bills has never been easier. Martin Lewis on This Morning, is again, re-iterating how you can save over 20% on your energy bills by switching to a cheaper online tariff. This is how you do it!…


New tariff update form

This form is only to be used if you want to be updated about any expected tariff changes in the near future. Your details won’t be used for any other purpose than that stated.


Difference between online and standard energy prices

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Online shopping for cheaper energy deals Have you ever shopped online for anything to get a better deal? Most of us have! I remember the days when I would go to an insurance broker every year to get quotes for my car insurance. Now I don’t have to bother with that. I just simply go…


Current average online gas price

 Cheaper online deal, these are the current average prices for gas: 3.331 pence per KWH Plus annual charge of £50.88 These prices may not apply to you, as prices are regional! Get your gas for around this price


Current average standard gas price

If you haven’t switched to a cheaper online deal, these are the current average prices for gas: 4.49 pence per KWH Plus annual charge of £90   These prices may not apply to you, as prices are regional!


What happens when your discounted online tariff comes to an end

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Many of the energy suppliers do a cheaper online energy tariff. But they all come to an end eventually! So what happens when your discounted tariff comes to an end? Your energy supplier will put you on their Standard Energy Tariff. Standard energy is the most expensive! regular energy switchers normally get fresh quotes from…