Discounts and offers

Find out what offers are available from businesses to help with the cost of living.

Groceries

Asda

Children aged 16 and under can get a hot or cold meal for £1 at any time of day in Asda cafés across the UK, 7 days a week, with no minimum adult spend. Asda are extending this offer to the end of 2022.

Iceland

Iceland are offering a number of cost saving initiative’s, including weekly discounts, product deals and frozen prices which are available in store, including £1 price freezes across 100s of lines for 2022, a weekly discount offering over 60s 10% off on Tuesdays & most recently The Iceland Food club, a partnership launch with Fair For You, to help families manage rising costs. There is also more to come in Autumn and into Christmas! Find out more here: www.iceland.co.uk/doing-it-right

Cook My Grub

Cook My Grub are offering a discount when you pre-order fresh, healthy, authentic homemade food and ready meals from home chefs straight to your door.

Apply the code: SAVE10 to get a 10% discount on every order placed on the website www.cookmygrub.com.

Apply the offer code SAVE10 in the “offers” section when in the shopping cart page at checkout.

Morrisons

Morrisons are offering a free meal for 1 child under 16 when buying an adult meal with a value of £4.99 or over at in-store cafés.

Central England Co-op

Central England Co-op are helping members and customers in their communities shop locally for less. With offers for members including discounted lunchtime meal deals and exclusive pricing on everyday essentials. As well as budget friendly recipe ideas available as a playlist here: https://bit.ly/3Csd76B.

For more in-store deals visit https://bit.ly/3SBTb6T

Sainsbury’s

Sainsbury’s have introduced budget-friendly meal ideas to feed a family of four for less than £5. The recipes are available on the Recipe Scrapbook at Sainsburys.co.uk.

Muscle Food

MuscleFood have introduced budget-friendly hampers and initiatives to help families with the cost of living. Stock up for less with our Essentials Hamper (£30) and get quality meat at an affordable price to stock up your freezer. We’ve also introduced PayPal pay in 3 interest-free payments on our Christmas Hamper range, to help you spread the cost of Christmas and look forward to your Christmas Dinner stress-free. Each hamper, from £65, includes your meat joint, trimmings, and even veg – Everything you need for your Christmas, even a Christmas Eve meal and Christmas breakfast.

Find these offers and more at https://www.musclefood.com/

Retail

M&S

M&S have frozen schoolwear prices across the UK, keeping 2022 prices at the same level as 2021. Their range of schoolwear clothing includes a 3 pack of Pure Cotton School Polo Shirts from £7 and a 2 pack of Pure Cotton School Jumpers from £11.

Shoe Zone

Shoe Zone is promoting a range of offers including £5 off when you join their email club, savings on selected styles, clearance deals and 2 for £12 multi-buy offers. Find out more here

Stone Refurb

Stone Refurb sell refurbished laptops, desktops, monitors and tablets that they collect from public and private sector businesses who no longer require them, and data wipe and refurbish in house.
Customers can save £20 on a specific range of laptops and desktops from their Laptops for Home page by adding code HFH20 at the basket page. All devices come with a 1 year warranty for peace of mind.
https://www.stonerefurb.co.uk/laptops/home-laptops

Scholastic

Scholastic are offering parents and carers an extra 20% off our pricing on a huge range of children’s books when you buy through our School Book Clubs during September. For every order over £10, Scholastic will also donate an additional 20% of the total order value to your local school in free Rewards for them to spend on books for their libraries and classrooms.

www.scholastic.co.uk/helpforhouseholds

Primark

Primark has committed to protect the prices on more than a thousand essential kids’ items. The commitment will mean that families can pick up some of its most popular essential items for the same price – underwear (from £3.50 for a 10-pack of briefs), sweatshirts (from £4.00), dresses (from £4.50) and jeans (from £6.00).

Amazon

Amazon is offering 7 different ways that people can save money, including free delivery to pick up locations, affordable refurbished products, plus essential back to school offers.

Harper Collins

HarperCollins UK is offering 30% off one order per customer on its website. HarperCollins publishes incredible authors including Bernard Cornwell, Hilary Mantel, Alice Oseman, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, David Walliams, Jonathan Franzen, Holly Jackson and Adele Parks. It is also home to bestselling series The Lord of the Rings, A Song of Ice and Fire (filmed as Game of Thrones), Divergent, The Chronicles of Narnia and Virgin River as well as legendary characters Miss Marple, Winnie-the-Pooh, and Mr Men & Little Miss.

To redeem click of the following link, add products to your basket and the discount will be applied automatically. Offer ends 30/11/2022. https://harpercollins.co.uk/discount/HOUSEHOLDS30

Utilities

Octopus

Octopus Energy recently doubled its OctoAssist Fund, for customers struggling with their bills, to over £5 million.

Utilita

Utilita customers can download the My Utilita app to save up to 20% on their energy spend with Smart Score. Customers can also apply for interest-free financial assistance via Power Up.

Save up to £426 on your home cooking costs with Utilita and Iceland’s new ‘Shop Smart, Cook Savvy’ campaign, and access money-off retail vouchers. Join millions of households on the Energy High 5 movement to save hundreds, and grab free, good quality football boots at www.footballrebooted.co.uk.

Essex & Suffolk Water

If you’re struggling to pay your bill or falling into debt, there are many ways Essex & Suffolk Water can help you.

If you’re on a low income or receive pension credit, you may be able to have your bill reduced by up to 50%.

There are other forms of help too, including flexible payment plans, and bill capping for those with large families or someone who has a medical condition and needs to use lots of water.

Use Essex & Suffolk Water’s online checker to see if you’re eligible 

Voxi

Vodafone offers VOXI for Now which is the only mobile social tariff to help those experiencing financial hardship stay connected. The £10 per month plan supports anyone claiming Job Seeker’s Allowance, Universal Credit or Employment and Support Allowance, and includes unlimited 5G data, as well as unlimited calls and texts. There is no contract or credit check and customers can pause or cancel anytime.

Anglian Water

This year Anglian Water has created a £65m support package to help its customers with their water bill. If you’re worried about your household finances, their Extra Care Support team can create a personalised plan made just for you. They offer a range of tariffs with discounts of up to 50%, affordable payment plans and can point you towards other help and benefits.

Get help with your water bill from Anglian Water.

Hafren Dyfrdwy

Hafren Dyfrdwy are offering help with paying water bills to customers across Powys and Wrexham.

They have several schemes that can help you if you are struggling to pay your bill, whatever your circumstances.

Schemes range from setting up regular, manageable payments, to reducing your bill to an amount you can afford if you’re on a low income.

For more information please visit www.hdcymru.co.uk/help-with-bill

Virgin Media O2


Essential Broadband is Virgin Media O2’s broadband social tariff for customers in receipt of Universal Credit. The tariff provides 15Mbps at a fixed price of £12.50/month on a 30 day rolling contract. The company waives early termination fees for customers who move to Essential Broadband from other tariffs. Further details can be found here

Northumbrian Water

If you’re struggling to pay your bill or falling into debt, there are many ways Northumbrian Water can help you.

If you’re on a low income or receive pension credit, you may be able to have your bill reduced by up to 50%.

There are other forms of help too, including flexible payment plans, and bill capping for those with large families or someone who has a medical condition and needs to use lots of water.

Use Northumbrian Water’s online checker to see if you’re eligible

Entertainment

Amazon

Amazon is offering 7 different ways that people can save money, including accessing free entertainment such as Freevee and Amazon Music, free educational resources for school-aged children and affordable refurbished products.

Cineworld

Families can access a range of offers including discounted screenings, tickets and snacks. There are also midweek deals available on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

Society of London Theatre / UK Theatre Association

As part of Kids Week, a child aged 17 or under can get a free ticket to some performances in London theatres during August when accompanied by an adult paying full price. An additional 2 children can attend for half price.

ODEON

Treat the family to unforgettable big screen escapes. The Family Summer Saver pass is the perfect way to treat you and the kids to lasting memories at great value through the summer. Don’t miss out on this limited-time offer* from ODEON with tickets from £5. *Terms and conditions apply. Purchase requires a myODEON membership, which is fast and free to sign up here. Redemptions are valid between 1 August until 30 September 2022 (inclusive).

ZSL London & Whipsnade Zoo

 ZSL London and Whipsnade Zoos run a Community Access Scheme to ensure that a visit to one of our zoos is accessible to all. For the Help for Households campaign, every day ZSL is providing a limited number of additional tickets from as little as £3 per person.

www.zsl.org/CAS 

Health & Fitness

Everyone Active

Everyone Active is offering adult gym memberships at a concessionary rate for the following groups: 

  • Seniors aged 66+
  • Students aged 16-18 inclusive
  • Those aged 19 and over, where in full time education
  • Members in receipt of Universal Benefits (excluding Child and Working Tax Credit), or Full Time Carers Allowance
  • Emergency Services personnel including NHS , St John’s Ambulance volunteers and Armed Forces

For more information about Everyone Active visit https://www.everyoneactive.com/

To find your nearest centre and join, visit https://www.everyoneactive.com/centre/

Travel

National Express

Save 1/3 on coach travel!

You can get up to a third off UK-wide coach travel with a National Express coachcard.

Save a third on coach travel with a National Express coachcar

Go North East

Until Sunday 4 September, up to three children aged 11 or under can travel for free on any Go North East service, all day, every day when accompanied by an adult aged 18 or over. This includes any tickets that have already been bought, such as weekly and monthly tickets. Applies to Newcastle, Gateshead, Sunderland and surrounding areas.

Kids go free until 4th September

Metrobus

A new adult £5.00 East Sussex Day ticket when using our mobile app. · Up to four children travel for free with an adult at all times (this includes Concessionary card users).

Reduced fares for bus users in East Sussex

Brighton & Hove Buses

A new adult £5.00 East Sussex Day ticket when using our mobile app. Up to four children travel for free with an adult at all times (this includes Concessionary card users)

East Sussex day ticket for £5

Hedingham & Chambers Buses

Families or groups of 5 travel across Essex in Clacton-on-Sea, Colchester, Sudbury and Braintree.

www.hedingham&chambers.co.uk/anywhere

Oxford Bus Company & Thames Travel

This summer, rediscover Oxfordshire by bus with the go anywhere day ticket.

Travel on all Oxford Bus Company and Thames Travel services for just £9 for an adult all day or £17 for a family.

Bluestar Bus Travel

From Saturday 23 July, up to five people can travel on Bluestar and Unilink services, all day and pay just £5 for a group ticket. There are no time restrictions either!  This is even great value if only two of you are travelling.

5 people travel for £5 in the Southampton fare zone

Konectbus

You can save 10% when you travel as two adults together on Konectbus. Save money by buying direct on the Konectbus app.

Two can Tango – 10% off travel for two adults

Plymouth City Bus

Tap & Cap is the new, easy way to buy your travel. Simply tap when you get on board and tap again when you leave – no paper required!

Unlimited bus travel across Plymouth from £20 per week

For businesses

TerryBerry

Employee recognition and award company TerryBerry is offering businesses membership for enrolling an employee in their discount scheme at a cost of £5 per employee per annum. 

Mr Bounce Back

MrBounceBack.com offers help and support via a helpline to business owners experiencing problems repaying their Bounce Back Loan, along with giving daily updates of the BBL scheme on the website. Those wishing to subscribe to gain access to both the helpline and the website content can now do so for a one-off one week subscription of just £1.

Sign up here https://mrbounceback.com/a-quid-and-you-are-in/

The Creations Club

Visit www.thecreationsclub.com
for details of a 25% or 50% discount on services offered for management consultancy. A further 20% off all services for businesses participating in the Help for Households
campaign. Interest free credit available for small to medium sized businesses accessing services through this campaign.

Change Consult Ltd

Change Consult Ltd is an APMG accredited organisation for Change Management training and
Consultancy that specialises in business transformation. Change Consult Ltd is offering 15% off e-learning, virtual classroom and face to face Change Management courses. Just quote the code ‘HFH15’ when purchasing online.

About this page

“The rising cost of living that we are all facing, both in the UK and globally, provides business and industry with a unique challenge and opportunity to do our bit.

I am working closely with my private sector colleagues, to develop and promote new and existing business-led initiatives that support people with rising costs of living – from discounted prices or product offers to the expansion of business-run programmes.”

– David Buttress, Cost of Living Business Tsar

Disclaimer

  • Businesses can sign up to offer discounts as part of the Help for Households campaign.
  • The government does not endorse any specific deal or discount – this page is designed to provide information about various offers that are available. You should do your own research about your eligibility and their terms and conditions.