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Smart Energy GB is the UK Government-backed campaign for a smarter Britain. They work to help you understand smart meters and their rollout across England, Scotland and Wales, in both homes and small businesses, and to show you how your smart meter could help make you and your small business more efficient with your energy use.

Listen to your customers when it comes to sustainability

Small business owners should listen to their customers when it comes to sustainability. It's no longer a nice-to-have and increasingly a necessity to attract and retain customers

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Smart meters for your small business – a hairdresser case study

Using this case study of Amaryllis Hair Salon, Cardiff, we explore the various smart meter benefits for business.

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How to take the uncertainty out of your business energy bills

Most small business owners take a forensic approach to cost-counting, so why leave business energy expenditure to chance?

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Smart meters and the hybrid workspace

The coronavirus pandemic caused a radical shift in working patterns for GB businesses, a change that bedded in even after successive lockdowns have lifted. What will this mean for business energy usage and how might smart meters help?

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Installing a smart meter: a step-by-step guide for your small business

Great Britain is upgrading to smart meters at a quick pace because of the potential benefits to efficiency, cost-saving and the environment, but how easy is it to get one installed in your small business, and what’s the process?

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How my small business can contribute to reducing climate change

As entrepreneurs, even those of us at the helm of small businesses, we can all play a part in reducing our climate footprint for the benefit of society. Is it time to revisit your green credentials?

Podcasts

Merlin Griffiths: ‘We are creative, resilient, adaptable – this is hospitality!’

In this podcast episode, Anna Jordan meets Merlin Griffiths, pub owner, mixologist and bartender on Channel 4's First Dates

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Using simple technology to improve my small business

This article looks at five simple technologies that business owners can adopt to improve their small business, in terms of costs and efficiency

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Business expenses: don’t guess if you don’t know the answer

Keeping on top of your business expenses starts with understanding your biggest centres of expenditure. Here’s how it’s done

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Frequently asked questions about smart meters for small businesses

Here, we explore the frequently asked questions about smart meters for small businesses

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How to manage your businesses cash flow more efficiently

Cash is always king for a business but during challenging trading periods such as Covid-19, managing the flow or money in and out becomes even more crucial.

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Upgrade to a smart meter and enjoy a smarter future

If your small business has fewer than 10 employees, you could apply for a smart meter today. A meter gives you oversight of energy usage and could save you money

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Funding options for the water supply, sewerage and waste management sector

The guys over at Funding Options explain what finance is available to firms in the water supply, sewerage and waste management sector

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Can businesses save money on CBILS repayment costs by refinancing for a RLS loan?

Your business could save money on CBILS repayments by refinancing for an RLS loan – Funding Options tells us how

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What is professional indemnity insurance?

Professional indemnity insurance provides cover if somebody sues your business and they allege that your advice caused financial loss or damaged their brand. It’s not just for accountants and lawyers but for anyone offering a personal service, even web designers

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What is public liability insurance, and does it cover Covid-19 claims?

Public liability insurance can cover your small business if a third party has an accident or injury. But does public liability insurance cover claims made against your business arising from Covid-19?