Get more from getting online
Being able to use the internet is becoming more important and valuable than ever.
Households can save an estimated £560 a year through using price comparison websites and other money saving tools. Examples include:
You can also contact Orbit if you’d like more help and advice about managing your household budget. Find out more in our money advice section
Job hunting, training and volunteering
Most job vacancies are advertised on the internet and many employers now expect applicants to have at least basic ICT skills. Examples include:
- Learn My Way guide to job hunting online
- OpenLearn and FutureLearn: free online courses
- Do-it (volunteering opportunities)
- Volunteering opportunities with Orbit and our community partners
You can also contact Orbit if you’d like help from our free Employment Support service.
Keeping in touch
Chat with family and friends no matter where they are. Video and voice calls can be made for free on the internet.
You can also save time by using Orbit’s secure online services to get in touch with us, check your rent account, report a repair, check for updates and much more. Find out more by visiting the My Account area.
Staying safe online
It’s important that everyone knows how to protect their information when using online services. The websites below provide lots of key advice and alerts to help you surf, shop and save online with confidence.
You can find more advice on the Staying safe online page.