In this episode Katy talks to Iain Macdonald from East Dunbartonshire Citizens Advice Bureau about the cost of living crisis. They discuss tips to minimise energy costs and expenditure as well as explaining the help that is available and how carers can get help to access it.
Since the episode was recorded the government announced the energy price guarantee in addition to the £400 Energy Bills Support Scheme, and you can read more about that at https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/energy-bills-support/energy-bills-support-factsheet-8-september-2022
East Dunbartonshire Citizens Advice Bureau website is https://www.cas.org.uk/bureaux/east-dunbartonshire-citizens-advice-bureau, and you can call them on 0141 775 3220 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Other websites which may be useful include:
Money Saving Expert – https://www.moneysavingexpert.com/utilities/heat-the-human-not-the-home-save-energy/
Broadband social tariffs – https://www.ofcom.org.uk/phones-telecoms-and-internet/advice-for-consumers/costs-and-billing/social-tariffs