Consumer Council responds to Firmus Energy Tariff Review

in Energy

The Consumer Council welcomes today’s announcement by firmus energy of a 6.38 per cent price reduction for its 48,000 gas customers in the Greater Belfast area. This follows last week’s announcement by SSE Airtricity of a 7.8 per cent price reduction for Belfast gas customers.

SSE Airtricity gas and electricity customers benefit

in Energy

The Consumer Council welcomes today’s announcement by SSE Airtricity of a 7.8 per cent price reduction for its 127,000 gas customers in the Greater Belfast area and an 8 per cent price reduction for its 170,000 electricity customers across Northern Ireland. 

Consumer Council Response to Budget Energy Ltd Tariff Reduction

in Energy

Welcoming the price reduction announcement by Budget Energy Ltd, Aodhan O ‘Donnell, interim chief executive of The Consumer Council said “We had recently written to all electricity companies asking them to review their prices on the back of wholesale energy price reductions. Budget Energy’s 60,000 customers will welcome their decision to reduce all current domestic tariffs by 5%. This reduction gives a typical Budget customer an annual saving of £32.”

Don’t Wait, ‘Save’ the Date

Picture of a calendat with the Monday highlighted as the day to save on

in Money Affairs

The come down from Christmas has made January a long month for many consumers.  As payday finally arrives for many of us this week, the Consumer Council gives its top tips for making the most of your money and kick starting a savings plan in 2015.

Bank yourself a better deal in 2015

in Money Affairs

The Consumer Council says ‘Bank yourself a better deal’ as it launches week three of its ‘Be Wise with Money Campaign’.  If you are a bank customer who is fed up with poor customer service or low interest rates then make 2015 the year you switch bank accounts.

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