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Four ways your credit score can affect your finances

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Damage to your credit record doesn't just mean less chance of a loan or credit card. It could also affect where you live and work. We explain all.

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Energy giant predicts profit boost

  •  24 Jan, 2014
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One of the Big Six UK energy suppliers claims it is on track to achieve £1.54 billion in profits this financial year after a big rise in tariffs in November.

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Regulators quizzed about excluding customers

  •  23 Jan, 2014
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Regulators aren’t taking account of the overall effect of bill increases and are excluding customers from their deliberations, an MP has suggested.

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Older UK homes wasting energy

  •  22 Jan, 2014
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"Old and draughty" homes which waste gas and electricity are to blame for high energy bills in the UK, according to npower.

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Power chiefs slammed over outages

  •  22 Jan, 2014
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Energy bosses have been accused of "neglect" and "complacency" as they defend their response to the Christmas storms that left thousands of homes without power.

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Energy supplier satisfaction drops

  •  20 Jan, 2014
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Customer satisfaction with gas and electricity suppliers has hit a new low, research shows.

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Minister defends green deal policy

  •  17 Jan, 2014
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A flagship government energy project to cut household and business energy bills will hit its target ten years late, a Labour MP has claimed.

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Npower most complained-about energy firm

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New figures show npower remains the most complained-about gas and electricity supplier in the UK, with a 25 per cent rise in customer gripes.

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SSE moves to cut dual fuel prices

  •  08 Jan, 2014
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Millions of householders are set to benefit from energy firm SSE's plans to cut its dual fuel prices by 3.5 per cent.

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Energy firm overcharging'‘costs us £50 each a year'

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Labour claims that consumers are losing out because energy companies buy overpriced electricity from their own subsidiaries.

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