What are Third party deductions / Fuel direct?
The government's Third Party Deductions scheme is an alternative to an instalment plan for customers who are on certain benefits.
How it works
Each week, a set amount of money is taken off your benefits to pay for:
- your ongoing energy costs (this amount will be agreed with you)
- your energy debt (£3.70 will be taken to reduce your debt each week)
Is it right for you?
One of our advisers can talk you through Third Party Deductions – ask them to explain the impact it can have on your weekly budget.
Please get in touch to find out more about Third Party Deductions.