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

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

What will the effect of the Coronavirus be on your business? What steps could you take to minimise the risk? Our second business bulletin in the series looks at insurance, a sector that is as varied as it is creative in providing solutions to business owners. The...

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Message from our Board of Directors

Message from our Board of Directors

A message from the Smarter Business Board of Directors To our valued customers, Amid these uncertain times, our top priorities are to ensure that our service remains available and consistent, as well as ensuring the safety and well-being of our employees. We are fully...

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A Note on the 2020 Waste Management Costs Increases

A Note on the 2020 Waste Management Costs Increases

Waste management prices are set to increase in the UK in 2020 due to a number of factors: An increase in landfill tax rates  Currently, a high proportion of waste in the UK is still sent to landfills across the country, due in part to the lack of availability of...

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8 Energy Saving Solutions in 2020

8 Energy Saving Solutions in 2020

According to Carbon Brief, the UK’s energy consumption has fallen to its lowest level since 1994. This can be attributed to both consumer and business energy efficiency. In 2020, more and more businesses are realising that energy efficiency brings about multiple...

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10 Ways to Cut Business Waste Disposal Costs

10 Ways to Cut Business Waste Disposal Costs

Businesses of today are focusing on cutting resources use and business waste disposal costs to bring about significant financial and environmental savings. As waste management experts, our experience has shown that following the steps outlined in this article will...

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Net Zero Energy Businesses – Is it Even Possible?

Net Zero Energy Businesses – Is it Even Possible?

Around the world, countries, communities, companies and individuals are committing to climate change targets by reducing energy consumption and finding more climate-friendly ways to produce energy. One of the ways entities are working towards these targets is to...

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UK Businesses are Wasting £60m on Avoidable Energy Costs

UK Businesses are Wasting £60m on Avoidable Energy Costs

In uncertain economic times, businesses should be looking to save money wherever they can. Yet a new report from the think tank Green Alliance revealed that commercial properties in the UK are wasting energy amounting to £60m in unnecessary energy bills. The report...

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7 Surprisingly Simple Ways to Reduce Waste at the Office

7 Surprisingly Simple Ways to Reduce Waste at the Office

Having an effective business waste management plan is fast becoming an essential component of a comprehensive business strategy. The reasons for this are both financial and environmental. As the landfill capacity diminishes, the cost of waste disposal rises. In the...

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