Tens of thousands affected British Gas billing errors

Are you one of thousands of small businesses affected by British Gas billing errors? The good news is: with our contract and bill validation service we can help! Yesterday, Ofgem (the energy industry regulator) announced it had fined British Gas £9.5m after bungling the billing and complaints of tens of thousands of its business customers during […]

Is business energy cheaper than domestic energy?

Many of our customers ask, “is business energy cheaper than domestic energy?” This question isn’t surprising because, according to the Office of National Statistics, more than 2.1m people now work from home. Many of these are what we call SOHOs (single owner home operator businesses) and micro businesses with 1 to 9 employees. Sometimes they […]

Citizens Advice new league table on business energy suppliers. Helpful or not?

Citizens Advice has launched a new league table aimed at helping small businesses compare how well energy suppliers are handling their complaints. The new ranking measures how effectively energy suppliers are dealing with complaints from small business customers across Great Britain. It places E.On on top, and Extra Energy firmly last. Information like this can […]

A very SME christmas: online tax followed by turkey

Record numbers of SMEs submitted their self-assessment tax returns to HMRC on Christmas Day last year. Despite the fact that the self-assessment tax deadline falls at the end of January, record numbers of people feel the holidays are the perfect time to file their tax returns online with HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC). Government figures […]