Business and Business Energy News UK

Step into the LED light

Given that a huge 20% of the UK’s overall energy consumption can be handed exclusively to lighting, it is extremely likely that it also accounts for a significant chunk of your business’s electricity bill. This means that the way you use power to efficiently light your workplace can help to… Read more

Reports confirm Brexit energy price increase

A Brexit energy price increase is reported to hit consumers in the UK after talks between UK prime minister and the European commission president. It is now thought that despite the newly proposed interconnectors in Europe which were believed to lead to lower wholesale prices, imposing tariffs on energy trading could… Read more

What is the future for Brexit energy prices?

At a turbulent and uncertain time for the UK with regards to Brexit energy prices and European connections, the UK’s energy system is set to become dramatically more dependent on the European Union by building new links to Europe. Currently there are four cables, known as interconnectors, running between the… Read more

Exchange Utility commended at Princess Royal Training Awards

The Princess Royal Training Awards and the City & Guilds Group has today released the names of the 48 businesses commended by their 2018 award reward scheme. The prestigious Awards honour UK companies including River Island, John Lewis, RBS, the Royal Air Force and Exchange Utility for their outstanding training… Read more

Keep cool without firing up electricity costs

Summer heatwave to blame for surge in UK electricity bills In order to keep offices at a temperature deemed fit for ­employees during the heatwave, companies all over the UK are finding themselves ever more reliant on air conditioning units throughout the working week. However, this cooling method can make… Read more

UK urged to conserve water during heatwave

'Conserve water as much as possible' seems to be the advice from many authorities these past few weeks and carrying on into July. Last Friday, Northern Ireland introduced a hosepipe ban due to a 30% increase in water demand and excessive usage levels – could the rest of the UK… Read more

Top 10 Time Management Tips to Boost Productivity

Time management is a huge factor in any profession but is especially important to business owners. Owning and running any kind of business can be a difficult, stressful and exhausting role. Are there ever enough hours in your day to get everything done? We would guess not. Having said that,… Read more

Exchange Utility shortlisted for two E3 Business Awards

We are feeling ecstatic to be shortlisted as a business customer service award finalist in the 2018 E3 Business Awards, which will be held at the Macron Stadium in Bolton on Thursday 12th July 2018. In 2017, we came home with the High Growth Business of the Year award so… Read more

RIIO-2 energy price control regulations to be implemented by 2020

New energy price control regulations are set to come into effect that will put a cap on the amount that distribution network operators can charge for their services. This updated policy will replace current energy price control regulations. What is RIIO? RIIO is an acronym for an energy network regulation… Read more

DCP 161 will bring significant cost increases

DCP 161 will come into force from 1st April 2018. OFGEM are enforcing this new measure to ensure that Half Hourly (HH) meters that exceed their assigned capacity are charged at an increased rate. What is DCP 161? DCP 161 is a new regulation which will mean those who exceed… Read more

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