The Big Difference Scheme

Help to reduce the amount you pay for your bill.

Applying for the Big Difference Scheme

There are two ways you can apply for help from the Big Difference Scheme.

Whichever way you apply, you'll need to provide evidence of your household income.

This could include:

  • payslips from within the last 3 months
  • benefit award letters from the Department for Work and Pensions

Reporting to credit reference agencies

The Big Difference Scheme is reported to Credit Reference Agencies.

You could be removed from the scheme if you don't make your payments. You may also be unable to apply again.


Help with money

If you’re in debt or struggling to pay your bills, you can get help and support from many independent charities.