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Diary of an ESOS Lead Assessor

02 Feb 2016 | Written by: nigelcollins

Of the 10,000 organisations captured by the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS), 40% were still non-compliant by the 29th January extended deadline, according to this article, edie.net The last few months have been a very busy time for me as a Lead Assessor including undertaking energy audits of buildings, (some with industrial processes), and transport. I […]

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Changes to electricity metering- will it affect your business?

28 Jan 2016 | Written by: gilliangibbon

Legislation by Ofgem (The new P272 Rule) was put in place from November ’15. This effects how larger non- domestic customers are metered and billed. It means that all meter profiles starting 05, 06, 07 or 08 (maximum demand meters) will now be billed by half hourly data meters – this must be done by […]

Specialised expertise in the electricity supply industry

19 Jan 2016 | Written by: jenni

Hello. I come to Auditel after 19 years experience in the electricity supply industry at EDF Energy. I have an in depth knowledge of the supply industry. In particular I have specialised in the B2B sector in Marketing and Sales roles having set up teams in the Small Businesses and Mid Market sectors as well […]

Cut costs on mobiles by choosing the right contract

19 Jan 2016 | Written by: gilliangibbon

Have you embraced flexible working yet? If you’ve read any of the studies on working from home, then you’ll know that flexible working boosts productivity, reduces sick-leave and increases employee loyalty. Despite increasing smart phone costs and the frequent introduction of new technology, it is possible for you to manage and limit costs on your […]

Auditel has produced the best prices by some distance

13 Jan 2016 | Written by: chrisbourke

Many thanks to John McGrath, Head of Finance and Estates at Aylesbury College, for sending over the following. “I’ve benchmarked the utility charges sourced by Auditel against other providers and also compared with my peers. In both cases Auditel has produced the best prices by some distance and I would have no issue in recommending […]

Top Tips for Restaurants

13 Jan 2016 | Written by: luisakeig

Where can cost savings be made in the restaurant trade? Read on to find out… Switch to energy saving lighting Expensive Tungsten halogen spot lighting is commonly found in restaurants. Savings can be achieved by using 35W bulbs with an infrared reflective coating (IRC) instead of the standard 50W bulbs. Turn down the thermostat in […]

Energy Saving Obligations

04 Jan 2016 | Written by: jenni

The deadline for organisations to comply with the ESOS scheme was 5 December 2015 – does it affect you, and if it does, are you ready? What is the ESOS (Enegy Savings Opportunity Scheme)? It is a mandatory scheme that requires all eligible businesses to complete an energy audit to identify cost-effective energy-saving measures. Any […]

January 2016 Business Events & Networking in Leeds

29 Dec 2015 | Written by: MrOverheads aka David Powell

Click the following link for a pdf of this month’s business and networking events in Leeds Click here: January 2016 Business and Networking Events in Leeds To receive direct notification of publication of this by email, please send a request to carrwood@auditel.co.uk with the subject “Business Events”

Card Processing Fees

14 Dec 2015 | Written by: jenni

Every nursery accepting card payments has been affected in recent months by changes to the way Merchant card processing fees are charged, particularly debit cards. What are the changes? The EU has been pressing Visa and MasterCard to reduce interchange, the charge payable by your card processor to the bank who issued the card being […]

Confused by fuel cards?

14 Dec 2015 | Written by: davidgould

Even with prices this week falling below £1 for the first time in 6 years, diesel is a major expense for any company that has vehicles on the road. Things can change quickly: oil is a volatile commodity and chancellors can change the tax regime on a whim. In 2003, diesel was just 78p a litre, and […]



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