January always feels like the longest month of the year. The weather is never great, we have the come down after the festive season, and December bills land on the doormat – while payday seems to keep receding. How much you’re paying for your energy should be the least of your worries.
The ‘Big Energy Saving Week’ was a nationwide campaign in late January designed to raise awareness and to help people save energy, reduce their bills and have an impact on the environment. The latter is particularly useful if you’re a small business and want to present your green credentials to environmentally-savvy customers.
2020 was in fact the eighth annual ‘Big Energy Saving Week’, a partnership between Citizens Advice, the Energy Saving Trust and the government’s Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, supported by numerous other organisations, companies and charities.
Making a difference
Simple, every day actions can add up to make a difference. For example, when was the last time you changed your energy supplier to get a better deal? Have you taken a close look at your energy tariff recently? Are any grants available to you, or even discounts you might be able to access, based on your location?...read more