Business Energy

04 May

Why Don’t Businesses Understand Their Energy Bills?

Recent research has highlighted that an alarming number of employees and business owners struggle to understand their energy bills.

25 April

Spring Clean Your (Energy) Finances

Spring is a time of change and by making a few simple changes to the way you use energy can mean big savings on your energy bills! Read our ideas of how you can make big savings this spring.

15 July

British Gas to cut household gas prices by 5%

British Gas has made a sweeping saving for over 6.9million of its consumers by announcing its second price reduction in six months.

07 July

CMA report finds that the big six have been overcharging us by almost £2billion – over 70% of consumers are on the wrong tariff.

The big six have come under fire after the most recent investigation from the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA). The CMA has found some seriously damning evidence in regard to the prices consumers are paying for their energy.

18 August

Warmer winter in the UK means E.ON profits are down

Yellow flameBig six energy supplier E.ON has seen profits fall by a third after a warmer start to the year resulted in lower demand for domestic gas and electricity. Its UK profits feel from £273 million to £188 million during the first six months of this year. The German-owned energy company, which supplied electricity and gas ...

27 May

Study: 80% of small businesses say energy firms 'don't care' about them

PlugA huge percentage of small businesses are unhappy with their 'Big Six' energy supplier new research has found. The study by the Federation of Small Businesses found a staggering 80% of those surveyed suggested power companies simply "do not care" about their needs. In the research 1,400 small businesses gave their verdict on the energy ...

02 May

Survey: 73% of businesses fail to take energy costs into consideration

Electrical dischargeAlmost three quarters of businesses fail to adequately keep an eye on energy costs a new survey has revealed. Of the 250 highly placed officials interviewed, almost 60% had no idea how much their energy bills had increased over the last five years. This comes in spite of the intense media scrutiny energy suppliers including ...

11 April

British Gas Business fined £5.6m for preventing businesses switching supplier

PlugBritish Gas' has been fined £5.6 million after investigations found the Big Six energy supplier had incorrectly blocked businesses from switching.

03 March

Ofgem tells 'Big Six' suppliers to cough up £400m from switched accounts

Electrical dischargeOfgem has ordered the 'Big Six' energy suppliers to hand back a staggering £400m in owed money to customers. The UK energy regulator said credit had been allowed to sit in people and business accounts over the last six years, with many customers moving on to another supplier unaware of the funds still sitting in ...

20 September

Four Of UK's Big Six Energy Suppliers To Stop Automatic Rollover Business Contracts

PlugFour of the UK's big six energy suppliers have announced that they'll no longer be using automatic rollover business contracts. ScottishPower, E.On, SSE, and nPower have followed the lead of British Gas, who were the first company to announce they'd be ending the use of automatically renewed business contracts in July. ScottishPower stated that it ...