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Major contracts awarded for Thames Tideway

A major sewer upgrade is set to go ahead in London

24 Aug 2015
Major contracts awarded for Thames Tideway
Warm Home Discount expanded

Thousands of additional people are to be granted access to the Warm Homes Discount this winter.

06 Oct 2014
Warm Home Discount expanded
FMB fears Autumn Statement is not bold enough

The Autumn Statement does not go far enough to help to tackle household fuel costs, the FMB has argued.

06 Dec 2013
FMB fears Autumn Statement is not bold enough
Winter utility bills 'are biggest money fear'

Many people in the UK are concerned about their ability to settle their utility bills this winter.

23 Oct 2013
Winter utility bills 'are biggest money fear'
Scots 'borrowing money to pay for utilities'

People in Scotland aged between 35 and 44 are the most likely to borrow money to pay for utilities.

02 Oct 2013
Scots 'borrowing money to pay for utilities'
Many Brits 'ignoring utility bills'

Around six per cent of Britons ignore the utility bills they receive.

25 Apr 2013
Many Brits 'ignoring utility bills'
Utility bills 'posing a challenge for many households'

Rising utility bills are proving troublesome for many families.

18 Apr 2013
Utility bills 'posing a challenge for many households'
Many Britons 'are struggling to pay for utilities'

Around four million Britons are currently in debt to utility providers.

04 Apr 2013
Many Britons 'are struggling to pay for utilities'
Homeowners 'gearing up for water price hike'

Ofwat's water price increase is coming into effect next week.

26 Mar 2013
Homeowners 'gearing up for water price hike'
Household bills 'continue to climb'

UK residents are currently more worried about living costs than their health.

14 Mar 2013
Household bills 'continue to climb'
UK water bills 'set to climb'

UK water bills will rise above inflation this year, Ofwat has warned.

06 Feb 2013
UK water bills 'set to climb'
Disposable income 'being spent on home utilities'

Many Britons are using their disposable income to pay for utilities.

22 Jan 2013
Disposable income 'being spent on home utilities'
UK households could be in for utilities bill surprise

Homes in the UK could be in line for expensive winter bills.

02 Jan 2013
UK households could be in for utilities bill surprise
Homeowners 'still face uncertainty over utilities'

It is unclear whether the cheapest tariffs will be affordable for households, it has been noted.

21 Nov 2012
Homeowners 'still face uncertainty over utilities'
Utilities costs 'making Brits feel worse off'

Many Britons are failing to take action in order to reduce the cost of running a home.

15 Nov 2012
Utilities costs 'making Brits feel worse off'
Energy Bill 'brings little cheer for homeowners'

The focus of the Energy Bill was not on helping people pay their bills now.

25 May 2012
Energy Bill 'brings little cheer for homeowners'
Utilities cost 'growing quicker than income'

The cost of household energy is increasing at a high speed.

18 May 2012
Utilities cost 'growing quicker than income'
Homeowners warned of utilities hike

ScottishPower has disposed of its Online Fixed Price Energy July 2013 plan.

09 May 2012
Homeowners warned of utilities hike
Home repossessions 'on the increase'

The level of home repossessions in the UK has reached a two-year high.

30 Jan 2012
Home repossessions 'on the increase'
Rising household bills 'most cause for concern'

Many people are feeling stressed about the rising costs of household bills, it has been found.

27 Jun 2011
Rising household bills 'most cause for concern'
Property location 'key to utility charges'

The location of properties can have a significant impact on utility bills, with the cheapest deals often found online, according to a comparison site.

08 Jun 2010
Property location 'key to utility charges'
Energy efficient properties 'save a third on heating bills'

Home owners have been urged to insulate their properties during the summer in preparation for the colder months.

03 Jun 2010
Energy efficient properties 'save a third on heating bills'
Landlords urged to offer energy-efficient rentals

Private sector landlords could be in high demand and save nearly £500 if they offer energy-efficient property, according to the British Fenestration Rating Council (BFRC).

24 May 2010
Landlords urged to offer energy-efficient rentals
Retrofitting UK properties needs to become 'the rule'

Retrofitting properties in the UK in order to make them more energy efficient needs to become "the rule and not the exception", one environmental expert states.

11 Jan 2010
Retrofitting UK properties needs to become 'the rule'
Conservative home energy grant 'could be costly'

A grant that has been proposed by the Conservative Party in an attempt to make home energy more efficient could cost a "vast amount of money", according to one expert.

17 Dec 2009
Conservative home energy grant 'could be costly'
Energy-efficient property tips offered

The kitchen and bathroom are two areas of a home where energy-efficient improvements can often be made, according to the curator of the Eco Home Exhibition.

16 Oct 2009
Energy-efficient property tips offered
Consumers 'overcharged' for energy usage in homes

The National Housing Federation (NHF) has claimed that some homeowners and tenants could be able to claim back money they have put towards energy costs within their property.

15 Jun 2009
Consumers 'overcharged' for energy usage in homes
Home insurance vital, says Biba

Home insurance is "very important", according to the technical and corporate affairs executive at the British Insurance Brokers Association (Biba).

10 Jun 2009
Home insurance vital, says Biba
All UK property to have smart meters

A major change for the UK property industry has been announced by the government's Department of Energy and Climate Change.

12 May 2009
All UK property to have smart meters
Eco-measures 'help negate' utilities hikes

Gas and electricity prices are rising, but eco-friendly measures can help improve energy efficiency and save householders' money.

05 Nov 2008
Eco-measures 'help negate' utilities hikes
Tenants 'concerned by rising utility costs'

Eight in ten renters are worried about the cost of their household bills, new research has revealed.

01 Oct 2008
Tenants 'concerned by rising utility costs'
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