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30 Jan 2018

Auditel Guide to Energy Costs 2018

Chris Barrett The price of energy is an important cost to businesses. We explore the key components of energy prices and what might happen during 2018 to affect these. Energy costs broadly comprise: Wholesale price – the raw cost of Read on →

Filed under: Energy
04 Jul 2017

DCP161 – Excess Capacity Charges

Posted by: Steve Mead What is DCP 161 and will your business be impacted? What is DCP 161 and will your business be impacted? From 1st April 2018, DCP 161 will be come into effect. It is a change to Read on →

Filed under: Energy
14 Dec 2016

Helping Schools and Academies cut costs

As the BBC reported today, schools are facing 8% budget cuts and about 60% of secondary schools already have deficits*. By 2019-20 it is reported that State schools in England will have to find £3bn in savings. The news article Read on →

Filed under: Industry News
08 Jun 2016

The Flexible Energy Revolution

Even though wholesale energy prices have dropped over the past year or so, energy bills haven’t fallen by as much. In large part, this is because the cost of delivering the energy to consumers has increased, off-setting some of the Read on →

Filed under: Energy
03 May 2016

The Carbon Trust Launches Green Business Fund

Chris Barrett On the 18th of April 2016, The Carbon Trust will launch its new Green Business Fund. The fund, worth £7m, will allow SME’s (<250 employees) to replace out of date, inefficient systems and equipment and ultimately improve business efficiency Read on →

Filed under: Energy
03 Mar 2016

Review your costs

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 Read on →

Filed under: Cost Management, Energy, Fuel