Christmas can be a very expensive time of year and can often leave people struggling financially – that’s why Severn Trent is reminding customers about a special cash saving scheme that could be available to them. The Big Difference Scheme, which is a partnership between Severn Trent, the Severn Trent Trust Fund and Citizens Advice, offers discounts of between 10% and 90% off water bills. This year the scheme has joined forces with the Severn Trent choir to spread the message far and wide in a special festive video.

Mark Grice, from Severn Trent, explains: “It’s fantastic that the choir were able to spare some time to help raise awareness of the Big Difference Scheme and the financial help that it offers in this video. We know how difficult it can be at this time of year, it’s really easy to overspend at Christmas and your January pay day can seem a long way away. That’s why we have the Big Difference Scheme. Customers who are in debt or struggling to make ends meet could be eligible for discounted water bills and you don’t need to be on benefits to apply.

“If you find you have little or no money left at the end of the month you could be paying as little as £3.74 for your water bills.”