SSE Airtricity gas customers in Northern Ireland will have to find extra money for their gas bill after they announced today (Friday 5 March 2021) an increase of 9.8% from 1 April 2021.
firmus energy has today (Tuesday 2 March 2021) announced it will be increasing its gas prices by 17.75% in the Ten Towns area from 1 April 2021.
The Consumer Council’s Home Energy Index tracks changes in household gas, electricity and home heating oil (HHO) prices respectively, in Northern Ireland. It also creates a composite index; meaning that all three energy prices are combined to create one overarching figure, weighted for usage and market share.
Electricity Price Comparison Table (updated 2 March 2021)
Bank branch closure risks isolating consumers by removing access to essential services says The Consumer Council, following the news that Bank of Ireland is to close 15 local branches this year.
- Personal Finances
Economy 7 Price Comparison Table (updated 1 March 2021).
Further info on Child Trust Funds, long-term tax-free savings accounts for children born between 1 September 2002 and 2 January 2011.
Budget Energy has announced it will be increasing electricity prices by 3.9% from 21 March 2021 for all variable rate customers. This will see the typical Budget Energy customer on a variable rate needing to find up to an extra £22 per year.
Information regarding the first ever Northern Ireland Consumer Week
We welcome the opportunity to comment on the Competition and Markets Authority's (CMA) Annual Plan 2021/22 and look forward to working with the CMA over the next year. The Consumer Council agree with the overall direction and themes of focus contained in the 21/22 draft Annual Plan.