Wholesale gas prices and the effect on household energy bills has recently been in the media. It’s likely that electricity and gas bills will be increasing over the coming months. Read more about the issue here.
While this can be concerning, help is available. Firstly, check whether you are eligible for the Warm Home Discount Scheme which offers a one-off payment to help meet heating costs. Secondly, additional help including energy saving advice or potential sources of financial assistance is available through the following sources:
- In England go to Simple Energy Advice
- In Scotland check out Home Energy Scotland
- In Wales check Nest
- In Northern Ireland contact NISEP and the Energy Advice Line