Fuel poverty

All the cost of living help available from the government, energy companies, councils and charities
Cost of living crisis

All the cost of living help available from the government, energy companies, councils and charities

This is all the cost of living help available to households – including how to apply for benefits, where to get help to pay your bills, debt advice and finding a food bank

What happened to the government’s energy efficiency help for renters?
Housing

What happened to the government’s energy efficiency help for renters?

Ministers had proposed higher energy efficiency standards by 2025 to help renters. But there has been no update for two years

‘What is the government waiting for’? MPs call for ‘national war effort’ to reduce bills and emissions
Energy Crisis

‘What is the government waiting for’? MPs call for ‘national war effort’ to reduce bills and emissions

They criticised the government for missing a “crucial window of opportunity” to improve energy efficiency.

13 DIY tips to keep your energy bills low this winter
Energy bills

13 DIY tips to keep your energy bills low this winter

Will the government’s £18m public information campaign actually help people living in poverty?
Energy bills

Will the government’s £18m public information campaign actually help people living in poverty?

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National protests to take place demanding government action on soaring energy bills
Cost of living crisis

National protests to take place demanding government action on soaring energy bills

What is a warm bank and why are they needed this winter?
Cost of living crisis

What is a warm bank and why are they needed this winter?

What is fuel poverty? The causes, statistics and solutions in the UK
Cost of living crisis

What is fuel poverty? The causes, statistics and solutions in the UK

Poorest households hit hardest as inflation reaches 41-year high
Cost of living crisis

Poorest households hit hardest as inflation reaches 41-year high

Hundreds of thousands of people are missing out on the government’s £400 energy rebate
Energy bills

Hundreds of thousands of people are missing out on the government’s £400 energy rebate

Martin Lewis energy price cap calculator lets you see how much you’ll be paying in bills this winter
Energy bills

Martin Lewis energy price cap calculator lets you see how much you’ll be paying in bills this winter

Don’t Pay UK to stage protest outside Ofgem offices as energy price rise is confirmed
Energy Bils

Don’t Pay UK to stage protest outside Ofgem offices as energy price rise is confirmed

British Gas pledge to help customers is a mere ‘drop in the ocean’ say fuel poverty campaigners
Energy bills

British Gas pledge to help customers is a mere ‘drop in the ocean’ say fuel poverty campaigners

Vulnerable smart meter customers could be forced onto prepayment as energy bills soar
Energy bills

Vulnerable smart meter customers could be forced onto prepayment as energy bills soar

Man on hunger strike pleads with the government to ‘wake up’ to the cost of living crisis
Cost of living crisis

Man on hunger strike pleads with the government to ‘wake up’ to the cost of living crisis

Energy bills expected to soar to £4,200 in January
Cost of living crisis

Energy bills expected to soar to £4,200 in January

What are the risks of Don’t Pay UK? We asked a leading lawyer
Cost of living crisis

What are the risks of Don’t Pay UK? We asked a leading lawyer

‘Simply inhumane’: Charities slam switch to quarterly energy price cap with bills set to hit £4,000
Energy crisis

‘Simply inhumane’: Charities slam switch to quarterly energy price cap with bills set to hit £4,000

BP profits soar to £6.9bn as families are left unable to afford energy bills
Cost of living crisis

BP profits soar to £6.9bn as families are left unable to afford energy bills

Exclusive: Energy firms are forcing thousands of customers onto prepayment meters as bills soar
Cost of living crisis

Exclusive: Energy firms are forcing thousands of customers onto prepayment meters as bills soar

Record numbers of people are seeking help because they can’t pay their energy bills
Cost of living crisis

Record numbers of people are seeking help because they can’t pay their energy bills

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Energy companies tried to scrap requirement to help customers struggling to pay bills
Energy crisis

Energy companies tried to scrap requirement to help customers struggling to pay bills

A house fire was caused by a man ‘burning timber to save on energy bills’
Cost of living crisis

A house fire was caused by a man ‘burning timber to save on energy bills’

Energy bosses warn cost of living crisis will get ‘truly horrific’ when bills rise again in October
Energy crisis

Energy bosses warn cost of living crisis will get ‘truly horrific’ when bills rise again in October

Energy bosses admit more customers are struggling with debt amid spiralling costs
Energy crisis

Energy bosses admit more customers are struggling with debt amid spiralling costs