There are lots of things you can do to save money on your gas, electric and water bills, from making sure you are paying the lowest price to taking steps to reduce your consumption.

Being a loyal customer and staying with the same supplier can mean that you are paying too much.

You can check your bills and see if you are you being overcharged for your energy, TV, broadband, mobile phones, insurance etc and locate cheaper deals at the following links: 

The Energy Savings Trust Foundation

The Energy Savings Trust Foundation is a leading and trusted organisation helping people save energy every day.

Click on the links below and select your topic of interest:

Energy Grants

You may qualify for a grant to help with your energy costs - follow these links for more details:

Full details of all the energy grants and financial assistance with bills is available at MAG-GRANTS AND ASSISTANCE WITH ENERGY BILLS

Demand Flexibility Service (DFS)

The Demand Flexibility Service (DFS) allows registerd hoseholds with a smart meter to earn rewards for shifting electricity usage outside of peak demand hours. This allows the Electricity System Operator (ESO) to manage supply through periods when margins are tight.

Rewards include pounds or points that you can use towards paying for your energy bills and vary depending on your supplier, but the more electricity you save during each event the greater your rewards will be. 

Details of the scheme including eleigibility and how to sign up can be found at the following links:

Energy and Water Saving

There are lots of things you can do at home, from easy no cost actions to bigger investments, that could save you hundreds more. Comprehensive details of these actions are available at GOV.UK.

A guide explaining what you can do if your enegy bill is high is available from MoneyHelper.

A guide to saving energy and paying less can be found at

A guide to keeping your home warm without excessive fuel bills can be found at

A guide to what you can do if you cannot heat your home is available from

Further advice on ways of saving money on utility bills can be found at the following links:


Money Saving Expert (MSE)

MSE have a produced a series of guides available at the following links:

Energy erformance (EPC) Rating

A great way to make energy efficient improvements to your home is to obtain an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC)

Your EPC indicates how energy efficient your home is, giving it a rating from A (very efficient) to G (inefficient). The report also gives recommendations on how to improve your EPC rating.

To find out how to improve your EPC Rating follow this link.

Enery Efficient Appliances

Choosing more efficient home appliances will use less energy, saving you money over time.

An explanation of what to look out for when you’re buying a new appliance, and how to make the best choice for your home is available from The Energy Saving Trust.


Telephone, broadband and pay-TV costs

Interactive energy cost calculator

An interactive energy cost calculator tool to find out how much selected appliances cost to run is available at

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