How to reduce your personal energy bills

According to the Government’s preferred index inflation is running at 3.8% and according to the Government’s “unpreferred” index, the RPI, inflation is running at 4.6%. Most people will be treating those figures as a bit of statistical manipulation; for most the real value of the pounds in their pockets (or more accurately the minus figures on their bank statements and the big black figures on their credit cards has fallen by around 10% in the past twelve months, because for most people the real cost of price rises that affects them most are rises in expenditure that they have to make, not in expenditure that they want to make. Continue reading