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Coronavirus turns life upside down

It’s the lucky ones working from home and many of us are. All of us are all dealing with a new reality that develops daily. Essential services has taken on a whole new meaning with supermarkets joining the list. While some sectors are working flat out, they are exceptional compared with so many industries that are struggling or worse.

Working from home

Working from home poses many new challenges. Is your home or apartment set up for this? Did you know tax deductions are available for your home office? If there are children with you, can they be kept occupied while you work? Many primary and older children are studying from home, creating new dynamics. It’s even worse if your job has gone or is shaky.

What are we doing?

Energy Umpire switched to working from home well before the official advice and like many others we are adapting to the demands of working from home. Our priority is to safeguard the health of our staff who are mercifully all healthy. We are continuing to work to support you in getting the cheapest energy bill.

Having trouble paying?

If you are having trouble paying your energy bills, look at the advice from the Australian Energy Regulator and contact your supplier ASAP. The Victorian Government also have a Utility Relief Grant scheme and other States also have support schemes.

Can we help you?

Nearly all of us are spending much more time at home. That means your electricity usage will inevitably increase. As the season becomes cooler your gas bill for space heating will also step up.

It’s hard to manage how much you use. It’s easy to get the cheapest price.

Get the cheapest prices

At this time, it’s so important to save money. Visit Energy Umpire and get the cheapest prices. We independently compare every available offer from every company because we don’t accept inducements of any kind from energy companies. Find out how much you could save. Why not forward this blog to a friend or family member to help them save money in these tough times?