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Energy Broker “Jargon” explained

Business Gas Contracts – Generally these are agreed and negotiated in years e.g. 12, 24, 36, 48 + months. However it is possible to secure any contract length you require to meet the needs of your business. Fixed or Capped Tariff Contracts– meaning your agreed contract prices will remain the same for the period of…

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Energy Broker in Hereford helps new businesses

I have just moved into a property If you have recently moved into a property, the previous owner or tenant’s gas & electricity contract will not be valid for your business. As you are yet to agree contract terms (price, business contract type & duration) with the new energy supplier, you will be charged at…

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E-on Launch Energy Broker Code of Practice

E-on Energy will be launching a Code of Practice for Energy Brokers with the aim of improving  customers’ experiences and engendering trust in the industry to ensure its future. Its content is very much in line with Ofgem’s RMR  and they have also taken OFT standards as well as other Industry Codes of Practice as…

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Energy Broker Services For Business Start Ups

At Utility Helpline we understand that when you first move into a new business you face a host of decisions and issues. From our experience of working within the energy industry for many years, we have spoke to thousands of new business owners who have been caught out by agent’s miss-selling utility contracts. The most…

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Utility Helpline invites you to UK largest ever Business Exhibition

Utility Helpline will be exhibiting our energy broker services at the  UK largest ever Business Exhibition . As the industry-leader, Business Startup is free for anyone thinking about starting a business or expanding a business. Utility Helpline will be on hand to help new and expanding businesses to understand their energy costs and offer advice…

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Is your site billed on a Half Hourly basis? Do you Want to reduce your ongoing metering costs?

Is your site billed on a Half Hourly basis? Do you Want to reduce your ongoing metering costs?   If your site is billed on a Half Hourly basis, then you are required by law to have an upgraded billing meter, paid for at your cost. This will either be in the form of a…

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Hints and Tips for Pubs & Bars to Lower Energy Consumption

Lowering consumption will help lower your energy costs. Electricity Lighting The most efficient light is one that is not on!! Always switch lights off in unoccupied areas or when you leave rooms Always specify energy efficient, A rated bulbs or fluorescent tubes when purchasing replacements Label light switches, especially large banks. If staff know what…

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How would an Energy Efficiency Audit help a small business?

Energy Brokers as part of their service to help reduce costs, can offer a small business version of a full energy audit that are specifically tailored to the needs of small & medium size premises. This will provide  businesses with the information that is needed to address energy usage, reducing consumption and therefore costs. Audits…

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What is a smart meter?

Over the last few years, it’s probable that you’ve heard a lot about so called ‘Smart Meters’, but what exactly are they and how can they help? Effectively they are designed to replace your gas and electricity meters. However, they can be confused with energy monitors, and many people who think they have a smart…

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