British Gas hit the news headlines on 10th April 2018 with an announcement by Centrica that they will raise the price of its most widely used standard tariff for customers getting electricity and gas by an average of 5.5 percent from May 29. When energy price increases are announced it's worth checking whether you are on the best deal or whether you can saving by switching tariff or supplier. Here's tEC's guide for energy price comparison and switching.