News and Insights
New ONS figures reveal cold homes death toll
Post on 27th Nov 2020
National fuel poverty charity highlights that millions of people in cold homes are at greater risk this winter, as COVID-19 intensifies seasonal stresses for those on lowest incomes and in the least efficient homes.
Support Fuel Poverty Awareness Day – 27 November
Post on 26th Nov 2020
In any normal winter millions of people struggle to stay warm at home. Rising energy costs, low incomes and energy inefficient homes converge to leave them in desperate situations where they can no longer afford to heat their homes.
Charity welcomes warm homes investment for the poorest households
Post on 25th Nov 2020
Today’s Spending Review has confirmed the UK Government will continue to invest in upgrading the UK’s buildings to make people warmer and more comfortable, and our homes cheaper to heat.
Water poverty and the 2020 water affordability review
Post on 16th Nov 2020
Water is unquestionably essential to all aspects of life, and so it is vitally important that all households are supported to ensure they have access to safe, clean and affordable water – something which the United Nations recognise as a human right.
Charity warns debts owed to government and utility providers set to soar
Post on 04th Nov 2020
A new paper published on National Stress Awareness Day is warning UK debts owed to government and utility providers are set to soar due to the impacts of Covid.
Government confirms future of ‘winter lifeline’
Post on 14th Oct 2020
The UK Government has today confirmed the immediate future of the Warm Home Discount (WHD) energy rebate scheme which was due to end in March 2021 and has now been extended for a year.