Cutting Down on Your Energy Bill

According to the Office of Gas and Electricity Markets (Ofgem), the average UK household spends around £1,254 a year on energy bills.

Households can take many different steps to help reduce energy bills, many of which can be completed in just a matter of minutes. Consider the following:

  • Switch appliances to standby mode or turn them completely off when not in use.
  • Turn down your thermostat. Lowering your thermostat by even just one degree can reduce heating bills by £80 a year.
  • Reduce how much you use your washing machine.
  • Spend less time in the shower.
  • Research switching your energy supplier to find a better rate.

According to research by Energy Saving Trust and Citizens Advice, making even only one of these changes could help homes across the country save a total of £690 million each year.

 

Content by Zywave, Inc. provided by TH March.

Read our other posts

Making Mental Health a Priority

Making Mental Health a Priority

According to the Mental Health Foundation, mental health problems are the cause of approximately 12.7 per cent of all sickness absence days among UK employees. Additionally, nearly 15 per cent of employees said they have experienced mental health problems within their workplaces. With this information in mind, it’s clear that mental health is equally as […]

Congratulations to our March Star Winners for August

Congratulations to our March Star Winners for August

The March Star Award  acknowledges and recognises staff for their hard work, going above and beyond and for fulfilling the TH March Values. They are nominated by staff for staff! Congratulations go to Debbie Carr, Account Executive, Manchester Office Debbie joined the THM Manchester Team in January 2019 with a over 20 years experience in the insurance […]

September birthstone: sapphire

September birthstone: sapphire

Treasured as one of Earth’s most precious gemstones, in ancient times the sapphire was believed to protect the wearer from evil. Today, September’s birthstone continues to capture hearts with its dazzling beauty. Brilliant and timeless, the sapphire is the traditional birthstone for September. It is said this much-loved stone represents loyalty, fidelity and truth, making […]

Tips for Reducing the Cost of Your Commute

Tips for Reducing the Cost of Your Commute

As the UK continues to return to the way of life before the coronavirus pandemic, one aspect of regular routines that may come back is commuting to and from work. The ongoing cost of daily commutes can become expensive. Fortunately, there are ways to cut these costs and save money while still getting about. You […]

The Importance of Taking a Mental Health Day

The Importance of Taking a Mental Health Day

While taking time off due to physical illness is a familiar concept, employees should also consider doing so to maintain their mental well-being. Even the most committed and hardworking employees may eventually find themselves struggling with the daily grind, which may lead to burnout and various mental health issues. If you find yourself experiencing burnout […]