Articles, news and advice on energy use for UK SMEs, including guides on how to become more energy efficient and significantly reduce costs.

Smart Energy GB

5 misconceptions about how to lower your business energy bills

Government Grants

Small business energy grants – what’s available

Whether you want to install an electric car charging station, replace your old boiler with a heat pump or just replace draughty windows, you can apply for a range of energy grants


Businesses accuse energy firms of profiteering

British businesses including Iceland and Burger King have complained to Ofgem about energy firms profiteering from non-domestic customers

Running a Business

Best small business energy brokers and switching services

Energy brokers help 60% of businesses switch contracts for cheaper fixed deals. But with 3,000 energy brokers to choose from, we profile five of the best


Energy brokers dismiss £2bn lawsuit as ‘utter fantasy’

Energy Consultants Association calls class action lawsuit by 5,000 small businesses ‘a PR attempt’ and that compensation claimed bears no relation to reality

Running a Business

Can switching your energy provider save you money?

Business energy deals work differently to household energy offers. Les Roberts of energy broker Bionic sorts out the misconceptions

Running a Business

7 electricity suppliers for small businesses

We provide information on seven electricity suppliers, looking at their green credentials, affordability and customer service


Suppliers urged to shrink costly energy deals

Over 90,000 businesses face closure or downsizing, being stuck on exorbitant fixed-price energy deals compared to current market prices

Business management

How does the Energy Bills Discount Scheme work?

From April 1, the Energy Bill Relief Scheme will be replaced with the Energy Bills Discount Scheme. How will it affect your small business?


How the new energy support scheme will work for SMEs

The Government has announced the Energy Bills Discount Scheme, which will replace the current energy support from April. Here are the details


Hunt delays details of business energy support extension

Chancellor wants more time to design replacement of current Energy Bill Relief Scheme – leaving millions of small businesses in limbo

Business management

National Grid Demand Flexibility Service – what is it and how much would my business be paid?

The Demand Flexibility Service is a series of sessions where energy customers reduce their energy usage in exchange for a financial incentive

Partner content

Streamlining document management for your small business

David Malan, sales director of DocuWare for the UK and Ireland, explains how the platform can streamline your document management

Business Loans

A guide to getting a small business loan

Everything you need to know on what small business loans are and what types of loan are available for your business.

Partner content

Why you need a business bank account

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Partner content

5 things every small business owner needs to know before starting

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