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Many people fail to check if they are on the correct tax code and simply rely on their employer to have it correct. Individuals on a private pension and those on a full or part time employment will be given a tax code. Individuals which are unemployed, self-employed or in receipt of a state pension will not have a tax code. How to I find my code? Every March a coding notice is sent to you and your employer. Also the code will be on your pay slips, P45 and P60 forms too. In the event you are still unable to locate your code, you can get in touch with the HMRC. Please note, it is possible for tax payers to have more than one code – for example if you work and draw pension. What should my code be? To work out you code, you first need to work […]

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The UK’s first renewable energy training facility has been based at the Berkshire College of Agriculture. Known as The Energy Centre, the facility was officially open on the 27th April 2018. The new facility has been developed by the college and with strong partnership from biomass company LC Energy. The Energy Centre will train students aged 16-19 on various qualification such as renewable energy and biofuel engineering. Prime minister May said, “I was pleased to be able to meet with students who, through using the new energy centre, will be given the training and opportunity to make a real difference to help protect our planet for future generations. ” Adding on to this, Gillian May, Dean of the college said, “We already have two biomass boilers and engine rooms on campus, and the addition of this new centre provides the facility for the development of professionally recognized training for this […]

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Energy UK has launched the ‘Future of Energy” project which outlines how energy changes are impacting energy generators, utilities and consumers. The vision looks ahead to the year 2028 which is 20th anniversary of the Climate Change Act. In the next decade, the project commits to: Meeting the needs of the end consumers Delivering an energy system that is competitive, smart and fair Help deliver the governments decarbonisation targets Recognizing the need for a balance and diverse fuel mix which includes interconnection and storage as well as a demand side response. The document also goes onto stress a change away from centralized power stations to distributed energy which will provide consumers with more energy options. Naturally this will pose a challenge for energy suppliers who are already contending with the ‘smart meter ‘digital revolution. The document reads, “A future energy system that delivers our vision for customers is within reach. […]

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The All-energy conference had over 7000 attendees including four government ministers, making it the biggest renewable and low carbon energy exhibition in the UK. Over the two day period, a number of big deals were done such as Xodus Group and Atlantis Resources (a tidal energy firm) signing a Memorandum of Understanding to develop a tidal project in Japan. All-Energy event director, Jonathan Heastie, said: “We were delighted to welcome all four Ministers to the show, which encompassed all four of All-Energy‘s Pillars’: renewable energy, low carbon heating, low carbon transport and energy efficiency. “The basic statistics speak for themselves: more than 300 exhibiting companies, 460 speakers and 46 academic posters which encouraged a total attendance of 7,027 over two days including developers, utilities, investors, local government, energy end users, and representatives from the full supply chain.” For more energy news and guides, please visit https://freepricecompare.com/home-energy/. At FreePriceCompare we offer […]

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Compare Yorkshire Energy gas, electricity and dual fuel tariffs. FreePriceCompare finds the best deals from more than 40 companies. No one compares more than us! Why FreePriceCompare scores higher than its competitors? – Check Here! 2 Nov 2018 Yorkshire Energy – Green Seal – Fixed Until 31st December 2019 General Tariff Information : Tariff type Fixed Tariff Tariff ends on 31st December 2019 Account Management Online/Paperless Only Payment Methods MDD Roll-over Tariff Name Closest equivalent/Standard tariff Tariff Pricing Information : Gas Only Elec Only Dual Fuel Fuel Avaliability No Yes Yes Cancellation Fees N.A N.A N.A Discounts Direct Debit N.A N.A N.A Dual Fuel NA NA £15.00 Online N.A N.A N.A Tariff Sales Information : Tariff Availability Market Available – Whole of the Market FPC Website Results Page – On Apply FPC Channel Unavailable for Sales FPC Sales Not Applicable Additional Tariff Information 100% of the electricity a user consumes […]

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Around 70% of home energy customers pay for their electricity and/or gas bills via direct debit. When paying via direct debit the energy supplier typically bills on an estimate which leads over or under charging. Typically customers go into credit during the summer months due to the reduction in home energy consumption but this should level out as the winter months kick in. Energy companies try to smooth the bill payments which change in line with the season but working with estimates can be difficult. One of the first things you should do to see if you are overpaying on your energy bills is to start giving your actual meter readings to the energy supplier. This will allow you to accurately see how much you are over or under paying every month. If you find yourself overpaying by a large amount during the spring period, you should politely ask your […]

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Many energy customers are loyal to their energy company and 60% of customers are sticking with the most expensive tariff available. This is especially true for British Gas who are not only the biggest energy company in the UK but they also have a very loyal customer base that despite the increasing in costs remain with the energy company. At FreePriceCompare we always encourage customers to use our handy and intuitive energy comparison tool to see how much money they can save. A typical customer on British Gas’s Standard Variable Tariff will save £300 with some even saving up to £468*a year. The whole switching process is handled by FreePriceCompare and you are guaranteed to be never left without power for your home. What’s more the total switch process takes 5 minutes to do, which we would argue is time well spent to save up to £468* a year. However, […]

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