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Business Energy Suppliers UK News – from The Energy Event

The Energy Event took place at the NEC Birmingham on the 10th-11th of September 2012.  This key conference and exhibition is, according to organisers: “aimed at professionals who are looking to get a grip on their company’s energy use, comply with legislation and put in place sustainable energy efficiency and procurement solutions.” Business Energy Suppliers…

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Business energy management means more than just your gas and electricity

Running a business is as much a matter of juggling time as managing the accounts.  And whatever the rude health of the books, most managers will count themselves time-poor. This is where effective time management comes in – that particular skill of judging how much time you have during the day, and how best it…

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Cheapest business gas suppliers to use shale?

You may well have recently read about shale gas and wondered what all the fuss was about.  Well, this natural gas can be found within the shale geological strata, soft sedimentary rock formed from clay or mud. But how would this interest the UK’s cheapest business gas suppliers? Although shale gas can be found onshore,…

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Business energy solutions from the The Green Deal

The Green Deal is a Coalition initiative that formed part of 2011’s Energy Act.  In the quest for business energy solutions, this idea is as simple as it is laudable.  The financial aspect of the deal provides an assurance that any upfront cost to a business incurred by implementing energy efficiency measures will be offset…

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Business energy prices may rise 25% by 2020

Brace yourselves – in terms of business energy prices, we may have a bumpy few years ahead of us. This month, executives from the Big Six energy suppliers – E.On, NPower, Scottish & Southern, Scottish Power and British Gas – went before the House of Commons Energy Committee.  And what they had to say does…

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Business energy solutions – 10 tips to reduce your heating bill

Reducing your energy bills is a two way street.  Of course Utility Helpline will do whatever we can to source the most competitive supplier and get those bills into a fit and manageable, 21st Century shape.  However, it’s also worth thinking about what might be done from the other end; educating staff in the best…

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Business electricity suppliers in UK get help from boffins in China

It’s 9am and your staff are all (hopefully) sat at their office desks, or perhaps standing at their factory machines.  The lights are bright, PCs booted up, equipment turned on – a process replicated at exactly the same time at offices and factories up and down the country.   And it’s not merely at the workplace……

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New business energy broker code of practice – UHL signs up

Energy provider E.ON recently announced a set of guidelines and industry standards for the energy sales industry, created with the intention of helping consumers get the best possible service when setting up their energy contracts. The energy provider summarised its Third Party Intermediary (TPI) Code of Practice by saying it will protect small UK businesses…

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Smart Meters help reduce business electricity and gas consumption

Over the last few years, smart meters have become an increasingly widespread tool in the quest to reduce business energy costs. This equipment is designed to inform suppliers and customers how much business electricity and gas is being used. Inevitably, the firms behind this technology are beginning to reap the rewards of a growth industry….

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Price war looming as more compare electricity prices for business

Last week’s big energy story was all about the incredible profits that British Gas’ posted. Centrica, the parent company faced public outrage after they released figures of a 23 per cent profit increase rise at British Gas. British Gas made a staggering £345 million from January to June this year, which is nearly £2 million…

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