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Ofgem has confirmed that the energy price cap will be updated quarterly, rather than every six months, as it warned that customers face a very challenging winter ahead. The regulator said that the change will go some way to provide the stability needed in the energy market, reducing the risk of furt

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Household energy bills face another increase to cover the costs of the suppliers which went bust in the last year, it will be reported today. It will cost households a combined £2.7billion to cover the transfer of 2.4million customers to a new supplier – around £94 each – acc

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The UK Government has failed to deliver the support and help that thousands of worried households facing poverty require as a result of soaring energy bills and a cost of living crisis, according to charities and civic organisations across Scotland.

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More than two-thirds of Scots are worried about affording their energy bills this year and many already feel cold in their own homes because they are limiting usage, according to a new opinion poll. The Survation poll for Advice Direct Scotland has exposed the scale of the cost-of-living crisis, wit

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Scottish homeowners and landlords have been advised over the potential implications of new regulations on interlinked smoke alarms due to come into place next week. From Tuesday, February 1, all homes in Scotland will be subject to a new set of standards for fire safety and smoke alarms.

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A nationwide campaign is underway to encourage Scots to seek free debt advice if they are struggling with their bills. The Advice Direct Scotland campaign will include adverts on commercial radio, in newspapers, on buses and on digital street hubs across Scotland.

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The energy price cap increase imposed today will "hammer" household budgets, Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has warned. From today, the energy price cap will increase for millions of customers across Britain.

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A free national debt advice service has been launched for people across Scotland. The moneyadvice.scot service from Advice Direct Scotland is for anyone struggling to meet their current financial commitments.

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Scotland’s national advice hub, Advice Direct Scotland, is now providing Scots with free energy advice to help them deal with bills and suppliers. Following the recent devolution of consumer powers, Advice Direct Scotland has taken on the Scottish Government-supported delivery of energy advice

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