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7 of the Best Energy-Saving Appliances for Your Business

7 of the Best Energy-Saving Appliances for Your Business

Why is energy efficiency necessary? Energy is a major expense for businesses. According to The Guardian, the average business’ energy bill represents almost 40% of its total turnover. One of the best ways to become more energy-efficient and save money is to switch to...

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What Are the 7 Types of Renewable Energy?

What Are the 7 Types of Renewable Energy?

What is a renewable energy resource? Renewable energy is energy that comes from the earth’s natural resources. It is energy that is not finite or exhaustible such as coal, but able to replenish itself - examples include wind and sunlight. Renewable energy is also much...

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Climate Change Agreements Extended

Climate Change Agreements Extended

New opportunity announced by UK government to make significant savings on energy bills Climate Change Agreements have been extended by thegovernment to 2025 In the the spring 2020 budget it was announced that the Climate Change Agreement (CCA) scheme would be extended...

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Top 5 Ways to Reduce Your Business Water Bill

Top 5 Ways to Reduce Your Business Water Bill

As businesses return to work, optimising buildings and facilities have come under the spotlight. Having running water is a simple necessity when it comes to operating any business, especially with the new cleaning and sanitising requirements associated with COVID-19...

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Is Your Business Ready to Reopen?

Is Your Business Ready to Reopen?

Use the Smarter Business checklist to ensure compliance before opening your doors With the daily Government updates on its plans for a mass return to work, the entire country is gearing up for the grand reopening; once the R0 number is sitting at an acceptable level....

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10 Ways To Choose The Best UK Energy Broker

10 Ways To Choose The Best UK Energy Broker

In recent years, the number of energy brokers in the UK has increased to around 3,000. Part of the reason for this is that despite the large sums of money brokers deal with, it’s relatively cheap to set up a brokerage and they face little regulation. So, how many of...

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Is Now the Best Time to Renew Your Energy Contract?

Is Now the Best Time to Renew Your Energy Contract?

Recent headlines suggest that the decline in wholesale gas prices will lead to cheaper energy tariffs. What does this mean for your energy contract and is now the time to switch and save?  The world is currently facing an unprecedented crisis. Predictions from the UK...

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How Businesses Can Harness Solar Energy

How Businesses Can Harness Solar Energy

Whilst creating a sustainable business is a key commercial goal for many organisations, some face difficulties when it comes to weighing up the environmental benefits with economic feasibility.  A business has many factors to consider when taking steps to becoming...

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COVID-19. What every business needs to know: Hygiene

COVID-19. What every business needs to know: Hygiene

What will the effect of the Coronavirus be on your business? What steps could you take to minimise the risk?   The Coronavirus may have caused an unprecedented run of hand sanitizer sales, but once the immediate threat passes it is likely that they will remain in use,...

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How businesses impacted by the lockdown can save on energy

How businesses impacted by the lockdown can save on energy

It’s no surprise that the lockdown implemented on March 23rd of 2020 in the UK heralded a 10% decline in electricity demand almost immediately. As businesses across the nation closed, the decline in average daytime demand caused a drop in wholesale electricity prices...

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COVID-19. What every business needs to know: eCommerce

COVID-19. What every business needs to know: eCommerce

What will the effect of the Coronavirus be on your business? What steps could you take to minimise the risk?   No one is immune to the effects of COVID-19, and in our fourth business bulletin, we explore what part eCommerce can play in business continuity. We also...

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