Tag Archive: Business Energy

What is the UK Government’s "Energy Bills Discount Scheme"?

What is the UK Government’s “Energy Bills Discount Scheme”?

January 18, 2023 11:08 am Published by

The UK government recently announced the new “Energy Bills Discount Scheme” (EBDS), designed to help businesses save money on their energy bills. This scheme replaces the Energy Bill Relief Scheme when it concludes in March 2023 and is open to businesses of all sizes. This article explores the details of

21 Steps for Starting and Growing a Successful Business Startup

21 Steps for Starting and Growing a Successful Business Startup

November 29, 2022 12:01 pm Published by

Starting a business is an undeniably exciting prospect. There’s something special about pursuing a new business idea, but how do you ensure that your startup business will succeed? Every business is unique, which means you’re likely to find your own path to follow. However, most successful startup businesses follow similar

What the 2022 Autumn Statement Mini Budget Means for Small Businesses

What the 2022 Autumn Statement Mini Budget Means for Small Businesses

November 17, 2022 3:40 pm Published by

Jeremy Hunt recently announced the Conservative Government’s plan for a stronger UK economy. While there was a clear focus on individuals, many of his announcements will affect businesses of all sizes. In this article, we explore what the 2022 Autumn Statement means for small businesses. The UK is in a

Rising Energy Costs Cause 1 in 4 Small Businesses to Fear Closure

Rising Energy Costs Cause 1 in 4 Small Businesses to Fear Closure

November 8, 2022 10:00 am Published by

According to YouGov research (commissioned by Meta and published in an article by SmallBusiness.co.uk), rising energy costs are causing just over a quarter (27%) of small businesses to fear closure. YouGov’s research also shows that under half (42%) of small businesses are addressing this issue as a top priority. At

Business Cash Flow Guide

Business Cash Flow Guide

November 2, 2022 1:35 pm Published by

Managing cash flow is one of the most important aspects of running a business. Whether your business is a startup or a larger business with significant cash reserves, having a strong understanding of your finances is vital to the success of your business. In this guide, we cover everything you

What Hunt's Mini-Mini-Budget U-Turn Means for Small Business

What Jeremy Hunt’s Mini-Budget U-Turn Means for Small Business

October 20, 2022 10:00 am Published by

Since becoming Chancellor of the Exchequer on 14th October, it’s been clear that Jeremy Hunt was going to make a lot of changes to Kwasi Kwarteng’s mini-budget. Only a few days after taking office, we had a clearer understanding of his plans, including spending cuts. But what changes has Jeremy

UK Government Spending on SMEs Decreases

UK Government Spending on SMEs Decreases

October 18, 2022 10:00 am Published by

A recent British Chamber of Commerce press release states that only one in five pounds of direct Government public procurement spending is awarded to SMEs. But does this mean that UK Government spending on SMEs has decreased? What can your small business do to maintain your funding as your business

How to maximise your savings with the Energy Bill Relief Scheme

How to maximise your savings with the Energy Bill Relief Scheme

September 26, 2022 10:00 am Published by

The UK Government has announced the Energy Bill Relief Scheme, designed to help UK businesses combat rising energy prices by discounting energy bills. The scheme could save companies a lot of money, but to take advantage of it, you should act soon, as the scheme comes into effect on 1st

Our Top 10 Business Energy Saving Tips

Our Top 10 Business Energy Saving Tips

September 20, 2022 10:00 am Published by

With Liz Truss set to cut energy bills for millions, it’s not just individuals that will breathe a sigh of relief, businesses across the UK will benefit too. Even with the Prime Minister’s plan to reduce the cost of energy, considering how to reduce your energy usage is still a

How to ensure your business is energy efficient

August 28, 2019 10:30 am Published by

Creating an energy efficient office should be a no-brainer, but the initial costs are so prohibitively high that many modern offices struggle. Here, you will learn a few reasons why they struggle, and what you can do to overcome such problems. So, why should you bother becoming more energy efficient?