Business and Energy Minister hints at relief regarding manufacturing energy costs
Business and Energy Minister Michael Fallon has recently hinted at some form of relief set to be introduced in the next Budget in order to help manufacturing companies reduce their overall energy-related costs, a media news report on this topic can reveal.
Most business owners expect energy bills to rise over the next two years
Business managers are still really worried about their energy bills going nowhere but up over the course of 2014 and 2015, a new survey carried out by an online price comparison website has revealed.
The UK will be forced to import 70% of its energy by 2020, British Gas boss claims
Gas imports are likely to account for 70% of all energy being consumed across the UK, British Gas boss Sam Laidlaw has recently stated.
Ofgem’s fair trading rules for energy suppliers to come into force by the end of March
The energy market is heading towards a pretty significant shake-up in just a month’s time, when Ofgem’s new rules that will force the six largest suppliers and the largest independent generators to trade fairly with independent suppliers in the wholesale market come into force.
Energy-related expenses are still a major negative issue for UK manufacturers
Energy-related costs are still putting off UK manufacturers, a new market research report released by industry body EEF has recently revealed.
Millions of customers could get compensation after being overcharged by faulty energy meters
Up to 3.9 million households across Britain may be eligible from compensation by energy suppliers if their meter clocks were faulty, a new media report suggests.
British Gas profits go down by 6% compared to previous year
British Gas owner Centrica has just revealed that its residential energy arm has managed to achieve an overall profit of £571m, down 6% compared to the previous year.
British employees are much more energy-conscious at home than at work, survey suggests
More than half of British employees admit to be very energy-conscious at home, while just around 20 percent are ready to say the same as far as their workplace is concerned, a new survey by OnePoll and Rexel has revealed.