Home eco-improvements are being pushed by the Government – but do the sums stack up?

Jul 30, 03:35 PM

Ministers want us to ditch gas boilers and line our houses with insulation to save the planet, but do the sums add up for cash-strapped homeowners?

Simon Lambert, Lee Boyce and Georgie Frost take a look at the Government's aims, if green measures in your home can pay for themselves in the long-run and what it could take to pull Energy Performance Certificate ratings for homes higher.

Simon takes aim at London's low emission zone expansion - it's less than three months away and riddled with inconsistencies.

It will leave at least 300,000 residents with older cars facing a fee of £12.50 each time they get behind the wheel – and these schemes could be coming to a town or city near you.

Value and quality are in, income and momentum are out… we explain the latest investing trends - and bust some jargon too.

Tesco closes all its current accounts - so where next for their nearly a quarter of a million customers?

Is Barclays a good option? You can now earn Avios points and get a free upgrade once a year – but there's a catch…