Category: Business Advice


Back-billing by energy suppliers limited to 12 months

At Great Annual Savings, we know that energy bills going back months or years (back-bills), can be a concern for our customers. Energy market watchdog Ofgem has introduced some welcome protection for smaller businesses in this area.  As of 1 November 2018, the standard licence conditions to microbusiness suppliers have

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Phillip Hammond

Autumn Budget 2018: What does it mean for my business?

Chancellor Philip Hammond once again wielded the famous red briefcase on Monday as he announced the government’s Autumn Budget for government spending over coming months and years. Hammond’s third budget in-post and, crucially, the final budget before Brexit’s big news saw the chancellor declare that austerity was ending.  Predictably this

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Power Quality Problems

Power quality problems for businesses

Poor power quality can cause major problems for any business, not least those within the industrial sector. The threats are heightened by the fact that many firms lack the in-house knowledge to identify and resolve any issues they have. So how can you combat this?

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Business rates relief

Business rates relief: Am I eligible?

Here at Great Annual Savings (GAS), we like to provide you with the kind of business money saving advice that leaves no stone unturned.  Our latest topic of conversation is business rates and the potential relief available to you.

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Commercial Property

Commercial Property: Renting versus Buying

Choosing commercial property, and whether to rent or buy, is regarded as one of the most vital decisions for any company. It’s a difficult process for all businesses, whether you’re a small SME working from home requiring space to satisfy a growing workforce, or a larger firm planning a move

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Business Insurance

R&D Tax Credits: Do I qualify?

In our previous blog, we outlined exactly what R&D Tax credits are and why you should care for your business. If you’re interested in potentially making a claim, here are some handy tips to determine its likelihood of success.

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Electric Car

Should my business buy electric vehicles?

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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