When it comes to deciding your energy contract, there is no “one size fits all”.
Every business has their own needs and requirements. If you’re a local corner shop, you’re going to differ significantly to a large manufacturing firm with numerous plants.
Before committing yourself to any long-term deal, it’s imperative that you fully understand every avenue available to you.
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From April 2018, there will be major shift in how businesses throughout the UK are charged for their energy use. DCP 228, the name given to new regulations brought into play by Ofgem, will radically change how Distribution Use of System (DUoS) costs are calculated.
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Mid-way through 2018, the energy markets in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland will join to become the “Integrated Single Electricity Market” (I-SEM).
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So, you’ve scoured the market for the best energy deal possible for your business. You’ve dotted the I’s and crossed the T’s on the new contract and you’re all set for the next five years.
It’s only natural that once you’ve renewed your energy, you put it to the back of your mind and focus on the more immediate tasks at hand. Whilst this makes sense initially, failing to maintain a close eye on the sector over the duration of your contract could result in a big surprise as your renewal date approaches.
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Once a far-off twinkle in the eye of businesses’ management teams, electric vehicles are charging their way to the forefront of the automotive industry and, thanks to developments from pioneers like Tesla, are providing a more attractive prospect for commercial use.
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The Autumn Budget is dissected for the benefit of your business in our latest handy B2B blog.
Chancellor Philip Hammond’s second budget since coming into post revealed that economy growth has slowed to 1.5% in 2017. This was the big news that somewhat overshadowed the subsequent list of policies and announcements. His previous forecasts for growth have been quashed by the independent Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR).
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Today the Bank of England confirmed an increase in the national interest rate from 0.25% to 0.5%. Major political and economic changes are generally open to interpretation when it comes to their direct impact on businesses due to the variance in circumstances. Continue reading “How will the interest rate increase affect my business?”
Triad season is almost upon us. Excited?
Well… probably not.
But a quick delve into the reasons behind Triads and their outcomes could at least pique your interest.
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Price comparison websites. Most of us have used them for one thing or another, whether it’s our car insurance or home energy use. We often view them as the easiest and most cost-effective option for switching providers. This viewpoint has brought many to question whether they’re the best solution for their business.
The answer is not so clear as it seems.
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