Category: Switch Energy Suppliers

The ‘Great British Home Energy Roll Over Trap’: Don’t Get Caught!

  What’s the ‘roll over trap’? The ‘roll over trap’ is how energy companies make profit from customers who’ve switched one year, but then forgotten to do it again.  And it’s a tactic that generates some big energy companies up to £300m a year in earnings. Here’s how it works:  You shop around for a cheap […]

Unplug, switch off and repeat: SMEs could save up to £75 million

SMEs could save up to £75 million on business energy It’s not just the inefficient use of heating, lighting, windows and doors that contributes to energy waste in the workplace. Office equipment and electronic devices such as computers, printers and TV screens cause spikes in bills that put pressure on the bottom line. These three […]

Hidden costs harming SME community

Energy sector brokers ‘not upfront’ about their commission costs Amidst growing concern by regulators over the lack of transparency surrounding commissions being charged by brokers who sell energy to small businesses, a new online marketplace, Energy-Scanner, has launched in the UK to empower small business owners to take back control of their energy contracts. With […]

Empowering SMEs to make the right decision about their energy supply

Lost in all the noise about cold calling consumers, there is actually some good news for UK SME’s coming out of the CMA’s provisional report (‘CMA Energy Market Investigation and remedies report’) published on 10th March. Energy is the lifeblood of every business, and the CMA wants SMEs to stop paying over the odds for […]