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).
Continue reading “The Autumn Budget 2017: Takeaways for your business”
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?”
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.
Continue reading “Should I use a price comparison website for my business energy?”
Great Annual Savings is doing its bit to help regenerate Sunderland’s city centre after buying £250 worth of clean-up equipment for one of our partners, Sunderland BID. Continue reading “GAS lends a hand to Sunderland BID initiative”
As energy storage developments continue to advance and evolve over time, so has the demand for new innovative technology which can help businesses reduce their costs and improve their energy storage. Continue reading “Battery Storage: The Future of Energy?”
As energy storage developments continue to advance and evolve over time, so has the demand for new innovative technology which can help businesses reduce their costs and improve their energy storage. Continue reading “Battery storage: The future of energy?”
The seemingly endless stream of new energy legislation will continue in April 2018 when DCP161 comes into force.
We have mentioned this legislation before in our blog on what ‘KVA’ means to your business, so check that out for some background on where this new amendment to the Distribution Connection and Use of System Agreement (DCUSA) came from. Continue reading “DCP161: Another acronym you need to know about”
As a manufacturer, it’s only natural that energy consumption will take up a large percentage of your expenditure. But the big question is, what are you really doing to minimise this?
Good energy management is not just about renegotiating utility bills. There are other ways in which you can actively reduce your energy consumption and improve your carbon footprint. Continue reading “How energy efficient is your machinery?”
It’s results day across the UK today, meaning that young people are facing important decisions about what direction to take their career. A pretty big deal!
Great Annual Savings Group (GAS) is proud to offer young people in the area an opportunity to carve out a first class career for themselves. Continue reading “Make your future GREAT”
The government’s Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) has now moved into its second phase, which requires compliance by 5 December 2019.
Plenty of time, then…
Perhaps not. If the business world has learned anything from ESOS phase one, it’s that they shouldn’t leave it until late in the day to ensure compliance.
There was a UK-wide scramble for guidance and assessment for the deadline, pushing prices higher and resulting in missed deadlines. Continue reading “ESOS Phase 2 – What you need to know”