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Make sure you know what help is available this Benefits Awareness Month

Customers may be struggling with their energy bills unnecessarily Energy UK said at the start of Benefits Awareness Month. The energy sector is working to help people find the benefits to which they are entitled. There are grants and schemes for customers offering assistance - from help installing energy efficiency measures to taking money directly off the bill. Through these schemes customers having difficulty with their bills can make a real terms cut in their energy.

Chief executive, Angela Knight said that anyone struggling with gas and electricity bills this Benefits Awareness Month should not sit in silence as lots of help is on offer. She said people should get in touch with their energy supplier or call the Home Heat Helpline on 0800 33 66 99. The helpline’s advisers are on hand to provide free, confidential and impartial information and support on the help available and how customers can cut the cost of their gas and electricity.

Notes for Editors

  • The Home Heat Helpline is a free, confidential and impartial advice service which guides callers through the help available.
  • Benefits Awareness Month is organised by Turn2Us and aims to make sure people know if they are eligible for benefits and how to claim them. For more information visit; www.benefitsawareness.org.uk 

 

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