Suppliers and households across the UK have experienced another rise in energy costs and utility bills are predicted to increase even further in the coming months. Not only have energy bills increased but the cost of borrowing for mortgages have risen, National Insurance is due to go up and food bills continue to rise. The cost of living in this country is soaring and many households across the country now face financial stress which can be overwhelming and daunting. We will help licensed trade people however we can – download our app or call the 24/7 helpline for guidance on managing personal income and bill payments. We can also offer grants* to help with rent payments and other outgoings.
*Grants are means tested & subject to eligibility criteria
With a bit of planning and taking some small positive steps it is possible to manage your money and reduce some stress in doing so. Our ‘Managing on a Reduced Income’ helpsheet has lots of tips on budgeting, dealing with debt and saving on energy bills which can help ease the stress and help you stay in control of your income. Read the helpsheet below or call our 24/7 helpline for practical help on managing your finances. You are not alone, we are here to support you.
Visit the Step Change website for more guidance on coping with the rising cost of living, just click here.
We have pulled together lots of resources on the cost of living crisis here.
Visit Ofcom’s social tariffs page for cheaper broadband and phone packages here