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Review your costs

03 Mar 2016 | Written by: jenni

A recent business survey identified the top three overhead cost areas experiencing increased cost pressures as energy, wages and fuel. The pressure on energy and fuel prices is constant despite the reduction in the price of oil. Energy Business energy is subject to contracts, which will normally be on a one-, two- or three-year basis. […]

ICT & Telecommunications Solutions – What You Need To Consider.

29 Feb 2016 | Written by: gilliangibbon

Being an essential element to the running of every organisation, the purchasing of ICT solutions means an array of many complex factors to consider. Increasingly the procurement of telecommunications is integral to IT decisions and the two areas both have their own issues. These areas need to be looked at holistically to ensure they both […]

What do you mean, you’re a “Cost Management Consultant”?

19 Feb 2016 | Written by: davidgould

“Business consultant” is a terrible job description. Some job titles describe the work perfectly – electrician, dentist, cheesemonger. But I can sometimes see the image that swims into people’s heads when I tell them I’m a  “cost management consultant”: a penny-pinching, clipboard-toting Scrooge who rescues paperclips from the bin. It’s not like that at all. Strategic […]

Competitive energy supplies when the computer says “No!”

16 Feb 2016 | Written by: ronyellon

There is a “perfect storm” depressing energy prices right now due to a number of global and domestic factors. In 2008 , Oil was $147 a barrel and is now oscillating around $30; while Gas was £1 a therm, and now 28p! This is prompting more and more clients to move into fixed price energy […]

“Full steam ahead, Mr Christian!”

16 Feb 2016 | Written by: ronyellon

Energy buying: Don’t wait for contract renewals to lock into today’s low prices MARKET UPDATE: 7/3/16 Brent crude tops $40 for the first time since December 2015 In 2008, Oil was $147 a barrel and is now oscillating close to $30; Gas was £1 a therm, and it’s now 28p! Prompted by the “perfect storm” […]

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 […]

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 […]



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