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British Gas domestic price hike – Business Gas Suppliers to follow?

It’s been coming for a while but today the news broke that British Gas’ gas and electricity household prices will rise by 6 per cent from November. This follows an increase of 18 per cent for gas and 16 per cent for electricity in August of last year, although they subsequently dropped electricity tariffs by…

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Business Energy Management – Types Of Energy Contract

If you’re reading this, then it stands to reason that you have a business, or are involved with a company.  And unless your business involves using oxen to drive your crops to market, your business operates in the 21st Century, and will therefore need business energy to power it up and drive its ability to…

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Brazil Shaves Cost Of Gas And Electricity For Business

It’s fair to say the wonderful country of Brazil is already adept at a number of things: football, carnivals, beaches.  Well, there’s now another one to add to that list – fiscal innovation. It’s not only Europe that’s suffering under the on-going effects of the financial collapse.  Brazil – along with Russia, India and China,…

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Business energy prices to be affected by Energy Efficiency Directive?

By any consideration, the size of energy imports across the European Union has a massive impact on member states and business energy prices, particularly those suffering in the current economic climate.  In 2011, these equated to 3.9% of EU GDP, or €488 billion, in terms of brass tacks, of Euros and cents. The issue has…

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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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