The founder of MoneySavingExpert has posted his “big briefing” with his top tips for making money further.
Clarifying the government’s employment support program, Martin Lewis said: “It was to support people who had work to do.”
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At the end of September, Rishi Sunak announced the Employment Support Program, which is designed to protect ‘viable jobs’ in businesses that face declining demand during the winter months due to Covid-19 .
Tonight Martin Lewis said the program was “not a day off”, before coughing and whispering, “It’s a day off.”
He added, “It’s a holiday – if you’re in any of these areas, the state will pay two-thirds of your hours. ”
Martin then issued a warning to people to pay their energy bills. He said, “Get off your back and sort out your energy bills if you can. ”
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He said: “Right now you can hang out for a year with the cheapest rate on the market… £ 821, that’s with a company called Green… these aren’t product recommendations because your rate is on it. cheaper depends on your usage. ”
Later he added, “Go do an energy comparison yourself. ”
Martin also stressed the importance for people of knowing where the faucet is in their home.
He said, “Do you know where your stopcock is? Find it before it bursts and leaks frozen pipes. ”
He added, “You should all know where he is and if you don’t, I need you to find him. ”
A shutoff valve is the control valve for the water in your network as it flows from your street supply.
Most people actually have two taps – one inside the building and one outside. They are commonly found under the kitchen sink, in the bathroom, in a cabinet under the stairs or near the gas meter, according to Insurers Direct Line.
* The Martin Lewis Money Show is broadcast on ITV