Fuel Poverty

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A group of Scottish housing associations has put Ofgem on notice of court action if it fails to comply with its legal duty to protect vulnerable customers amidst soaring energy prices. The Highlands and Islands Housing Associations Affordable Warmth Group has teamed up with the Good Law Project

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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon will convene an urgent summit with energy supply companies and consumer groups later this month to discuss how advice and support for people struggling with energy bills can be improved. The summit will consider what collective action can be taken by government, energy

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Alan McIntosh, managing director of Advice Talks Ltd, which operates the www.advicescotland.com website, is calling on money advisers to think differently about the energy debt crisis. As we all sit on a precipice waiting to find out how much the energy price cap will rise in October, and whether th

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Prepayment meter customers on Universal Credit could see the value of their payments effectively wiped out by soaring energy costs, new analysis from Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has found. Around 470,000 households in Scotland are prepayment meter customers, paying for their energy in advance. Th

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The First Minister has chaired the Scottish Government Resilience Committee to discuss urgent steps to mitigate the growing cost emergency which is affecting people and businesses. Ministers assessed the current situation and likely scenarios in the months ahead and agreed a number of immediate acti

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Energy bills for the typical UK household are now estimated to pass £4,200 by January next year, a market researcher has said, around £650 more than the previous forecast just last week. Analysts at Cornwall Insight also suggest bills will reach around £3,582 per year for

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Almost half (47%) of UK adults s are not confident in their ability to pay energy bills throughout 2022 without falling into debt or arrears, according to a new survey commissioned by ZIPZERO. ZIPZERO is an app-based platform that funnels digital marketing expenditure from brands and retailers towar

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Blairtummock Housing Association, Gardeen Housing Association and Provanhall Housing Association have appointed Lisa Slavin as an energy advisor. Working in partnership with Connect Community Trust, the three associations were successful in securing funding from Energy Savings Trust.

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One in three (8.2 million) UK households could be in poverty by October when the energy price cap rises once more, National Energy Action has warned. Energy experts at Cornwall Insights have predicted that when the price cap rises in October, the average energy bill could reach £3,250 per year

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SGN, which maintains Scotland’s gas network, has announced a new vulnerability funding package of just over £1 million over two years to help people reduce their energy bills and also avoid carbon monoxide poisoning. SGN is funding the Citizen Advice network in Scotland to provide advice

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