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Keeping safe and warm on site this winter

As the nights grow longer and the mercury begins to fall, now is the time to consider safety on site.  Extremes of temperature, fewer hours of daylight and increased lethargy during the colder months can all be detrimental to the health and well-being of electrical contractors. So, to make sure you stay safe on site […]

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DECC reaction to cold weather on consumer energy bills

“We know many consumers are really feeling the pinch due to rising energy prices and the long cold winter. We are doing everything we can to try and help cushion the impact of rising gas prices and the cold weather on consumers. “We have helped two million households this year through the Warm Home Discount, […]

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Cold weather driving fuel poverty

Unseasonably cold weather in March meant fuel poverty became a very real problem for many. EnergyHelpline.com

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Helpline reaches thousands in launch week

More than 3,500 people have called the Home Heat Helpline in the last week, and customers are being urged to prepare for the cold weather that’s forecast by checking they are claiming help with their energy bills. The service, which is designed to help energy customers find out if they are entitled to help with […]

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Raising the alarm when the temperature drops

During an average winter, more than 25,000 people die as a result of cold weather in England and Wales. It is a silent killer with a death toll which far exceeds carbon monoxide poisoning, compounded by growing fuel poverty in the UK. Can plumbing and heating engineers add value to their own service and help […]

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