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DCP228 and Business Electricity

What is DCP228? DCP228 is a regulation to be introduced by Ofgem in April 2018 which will change the way business electricity charges are calculated by Distribution ...

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DCP 161 – Excess Capacity Charges

If your business uses a Half Hourly (HH) meter for its energy supply, make sure you’re ready for DCP 161 in April 2018 – Excess Capacity charges are comi...

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How to Read Your Business Gas Meter

If your business uses gas to help power its operations, you need to know how to read your gas meter. It is important to provide your business gas supplier with accur...

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VAT & CCLs for Business Energy

We understand it can be tricky organising your business’s finances, especially when covering essential costs such as energy. That’s why our guide is here to expl...

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Can I use business energy if I work from home?

You may have wondered if you’re eligible to organise a business energy contract if you are one of the many people who has started their business up from home. Our ...

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About Business Electricity MPANs

What is an electricity MPAN? A Meter Point Administration Number (MPAN) is a registration number unique to each domestic and business electricity meter. Energy suppliers use your MPAN to identify your energy supply point when organising electricity tariffs. Where […]

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Find Your Business Electricity DNO

Who is my business energy supplier? The UK’s Distributor Network Operator (DNO) system is divided between 14 companies, 6 of which manage multiple areas’ electricity supply, and 8 independent DNOs. Ofgem monitors all DNOs to prevent monopolisation and ensure […]

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Business Energy Contract Lengths Explained

Benefits of longer energy contracts Long-term business energy contracts begin at 24 months and can last up to 5 years in some cases. Using a longer time period can provide strong price advantages for businesses, as well as renewal […]

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Business Electricity Tariffs Explained

Comparing business electricity tariffs can be confusing with so many options available to customers. A variety of unit prices, contract lengths and standing charges can make it difficult to know which business electricity supplier you should choose. However, SwitchMyBusiness.com […]

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How to read your business electricity meter

The P272 Migration – Our Guide for Businesses

P272 will change the way that all Maximum Demand meters (Profile Classes 05-08) with Automatic Meter Reading (AMR) operate, making them use the same settlement as Half Hourly (HH) electricity meters. As the name suggests, Half Hourly meters (Profile […]

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What is a Smart Meter?

What is a smart meter? A smart meter measures your business gas and electricity usage electronically, and sends the information to your energy supplier without the need for any manual meter readings. Readings from your business smart meter can […]

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Half Hourly Electricity Meters

If you run a large business, half hourly metering is something you should be familiar with. Since the P272 legislation, all business energy suppliers are required to use half hourly metering to monitor businesses using the Profile Classes 05-08, […]

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When Can I Switch My Energy Contracts?

We know switching energy suppliers isn’t always at the top of everybody’s list of priorities, and that’s why it is so easy to forget to renew your business energy contract. However, we are here to remind you how important […]

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Business Meter Installation

How do I get a new meter for my business? Our designated meter installation team will help you with organising a new energy meter to be installed for your business. Just simply enter your details here and we’ll give […]

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Moving Premises and Business Energy

We know that moving into new businesses premises can be stressful and important tasks, such as organising your business energy, may get forgotten about. This can lead to expensive mistakes and unexpected bills. To help you avoid these, here’s […]

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Deemed Contract Rates

What are Deemed Contracts? A Deemed Contract is an informal agreement which may be entered into should your business move into new premises whilst the previous occupant’s chosen energy supplier still provides power to the property. Alternatively, deemed contract […]

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Out-of-Contract Rates

Out-of-Contract rates Out-of-Contract rates are applied by business energy suppliers when customers have come to the end of their negotiated contracts. They are usually applied when a business’s gas or electricity contract ends and is automatically renewed by the […]

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Lorraine Carey was great

"Lorraine Carey was great ! Kind of took all the hard work out of comparing, and got us on a great deal Thanks again Chris"

This review was posted by Chris sharp on the 12th of December 2019

nothing too much trouble

"once again, i have dealt with Cheryl, who has taken me through the whole process, and with her teams help, have located an incorrectly registered meter, got it corrected, and onto a great deal. many thanks again. Allan"

This review was posted by Allan B on the 11th of December 2019

Mark Weeks was thorough

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