For all sorts of reasons - short term and long term - people can't pay a bill, or need more time to pay. This fact sheet covers what you should do if you can't pay an electricity, gas or water bill - and explains assistance that may be available to you.
How do I get debt relief to manage specific bills & debt? What action can I take to get help with bills?
What bills and debts do I have? What debt help is there to for getting out of debt? And how do I get rent help?
It is easy to get into debt but remember there is always help available. The sooner you address your debt problem the easier it will be.
The key to managing a household budget is working out:
Then it's up to you to work out how, where and when to spend your money. Here are some ideas and tips to help you.