How can I make savings on my household expenses?

Look carefully at your spending and see if there is anything you are able to cut down on. For example, you could shop around for a cheaper mortgage or insurance provider.

If you need help to pay your bills or buy essential items, you may be able to access help from a grant-giving organisation. You can find a list of these organisations on the Turn 2 Us website.

Note: This content is provided as general background information and should not be taken as legal advice or financial advice for your particular situation. Make sure to get individual advice on your case from your union, a source on our free help page or an independent financial advisor before taking any action.