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Fintech Businesses

Influential Fintechs 2021

The world is currently experiencing a fintech (financial technology) boom, with the industry predicted to be valued at over $382 million by 2027.
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New business

Setting Up Your Own Business

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Domestic energy meter

25 home energy saving tips

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Business Energy Savings

25 Winter Energy Saving Tips for Businesses

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Redundancy

Redundancy Report

Find out more about the places and industries that have the highest redundancy rates.
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Happy workers

Countries & Companies with the Happiest Employees

Where are the best countries to enjoy working, and which company's employees are the happiest?
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How to make your business more energy efficient

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Ofgem

What is Ofgem?

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Creative Industries

Energy efficiency and the creative industries

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Green Energy

Three ways to make your operations greener and more energy efficient

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3 key things to remember when switching business energy supplier

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Is it time for UK businesses to embrace the power of solar?

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How to implement renewable energy

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How much do solar panels save you on your bills?

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Green Energy

Go green for gold standard business growth

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Four green initiatives that can future proof your business

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Eco Friendly Business

Don’t get left behind – become an eco-friendly business

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Ways to improve your business energy efficiency

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When can I switch energy suppliers without a penalty?

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SME

Why changing your energy supplier can be great for SMEs

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Energy Usage

Why your company’s energy usage matters

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Business Energy Audit

Why your business should perform an energy audit

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Gas and electricity bill

Why is my gas and electricity bill so high?

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Who are the Big Six energy suppliers?

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Business Energy Deal

What you need to consider for the right energy deal

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Business Energy

What uses the most energy in your office?

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Energy Efficiency – What is Energy Efficiency?

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Energy Company Backdating Bill

Three reasons to switch energy supplier

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Restaurant Energy

How much energy does an average restaurant use every year?

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Energy Company Backdating Bill

How long can an energy company backdate a bill

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Carbon Footprint

Visualising the daily carbon footprint of six UK cities

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Business Energy Tariffs

Fixed or flexible energy tariffs, which is right for your business?

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Cheap Business Energy

Finding a cheap business deal for your business gas and electricity is remarkably simple

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Best business energy deal

5 top notch tips of getting the best deal from your energy supplier

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Saving water at work

Ways to increase your workplace water efficiency

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gas contract

Securing Contracts | Gas

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Gas stove

How to reduce your gas bill

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Energy Appliances

What appliances use the most electricity in your business?

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Electricity Contract

Securing Contracts | Electricity

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Net zero carbon emissions

The Great British Race to Net-Zero Carbon Emissions

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Reducing corporate energy

Reducing corporate energy usage starts from the top

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P272

What is P272

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green energy

Top Green Initiatives for Business

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Global Water Waste

The Top Statistics that Reveal the Environmental Damage of Water Wastage Worldwide.
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Hybrid Working

Hybrid working looks to be here to stay post-pandemic for a number of businesses, meaning there are changes afoot for several employers.
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Extinct Jobs

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Hub Energy

Hub Energy Have Entered Administration

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What Freedom Day means for the UK Energy Market

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Biomass Energy Source

What Is Biomass Energy?

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What counts as a utility bidder

What Counts As A Utility Bill? | What Are Utilities?

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Smart meters for business

Benefits Of Smart Meters For Businesses

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Gas vs Electric Energy

Gas vs. Electric Is Gas Or Electric Cheaper?

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Bitcoin

Is Bitcoin Mining Practical for UK Business?

Despite being in circulation since 2009, Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency coins like Ethereum (created in 2015) and 2013’s meme-based Dogecoin, reached unforeseen popularity this year.
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How to Monitor Electricity Usage

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How Do Solar Panels Work?

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Powering the world

Powering the World

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Polluted Cities

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Net zero nations

Net Zero Nations

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Zoom Emissions

While video conferencing has been around for years, the coronavirus pandemic has meant that it’s immediately taken on much greater significance.
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Utility and Energy Bill Validation

Do you have a sneaking suspicion that your utility and energy bills are higher than they should be? Get energy & utility bill validation with Utility Biddder.
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Is Electricity Cheaper at Night

Is Electricity Cheaper at Night?

When shopping around for the right busienss energy supplier, you may have come across statements claiming that electricity is cheaper at night. However is this true?
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Price of 1 mWh Electricity

Price of 1 mWh Electricity

When it comes to the mWh price, you only have to analyse 2016 to see the unpredictable nature of wholesale electricity and its cost.
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Should I Fix My Energy Prices Until 2022?

Business energy use dropped dramatically in 2020. As many businesses were forced to work more remotely, should you fix your energy prices until 2022?
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Utility Billing Service Guide

Utility Billing Service Guide

Running a business means having to pay sometimes high amounts for your utility bills. Those utility costs can take up a huge chunk of your profits.
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business energy consultants

Business Energy Consultants Guide

Energy consultant's will perform a wide range of services. They are most known for working directly with energy suppliers and getting you the best prices.
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What Affects Business Gas Prices?

When energy prices fluctuate, business owners are often frustrated by the changes. Rising gas prices mean having to pay out more. Business Gas quotes here
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switching business gas

How to Switch Business Gas Suppliers

It used to be that if you wanted gas, you had to buy from British Gas. Now, there are more gas suppliers than ever... Compare Business Gas Quotes Now!
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Making A Claim for Reduced VAT on Gas

A Guide to VAT for Business Gas

When a business reaches the point where it generates a taxable turnover of more than £85,000 a year, it is a legal requirement that it is registered for VAT.
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Reading your business gas meter

How to Read Your Gas Meter

Being able to read your business gas meter is crucial if you want to avoid overpaying. Learn how to read your Business Gas Meter here!
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understanding your business gas bills

Understanding your Business Gas Bill

Taking the time to understand what your Business Gas bill is telling you is often the key to learning more about your gas use and how to reduce what you pay.
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switch water suppliers

Can I Change My Water Supplier?

Until recently the business water market was severely restricted. The average business was not allowed to switch water suppliers. Change water supplier now
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History of UK water rates

The History of Water Rates

The world needs a lot of water. Yet water usage is not free. So just how much have you been paying for water over the years?
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water supplier

How to Decide Which Water Supplier is Right for You

In April 2017, businesses within England were granted the ability to change their water supplier, find out which supplier is right for you.
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burst water mains

Explaining Burst Water Mains

Water mains break. That statement shouldn't come as a surprise. When a business is affected by a burst water main
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Out of contract and deemed energy rates

You could be paying more for your business energy if you’re on out of contract or deemed rates. Find out more with Utility Bidder.
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How much energy does a hotel use?

Hotels need to use quite a lot of energy in order to stay well-lit and warm for their guests. So how much energy does such a building use? Find out here.
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Energy Providers

Utility Bidder has created a full list of UK energy providers for both domestic and business energy so you can compare, switch and save today.
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Feed-In Tariffs (FiT) and Smart Export Guarantee (SEG)

Do you know what feed-in tariffs and smart export guarantee rates are? Find out more from Utility Bidder.
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Fixed Price or Variable Energy Tariffs [Guide]

When it comes to business energy, you’ll generally have to choose between a fixed price or variable tariff. Find out the difference with Utility Bidder
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What are the benefits of using green energy sources?

Green energy is something that more businesses are looking into, but what are the benefits of using green energy sources? Find out with Utility Bidder.
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lightbulb conducting electricity

What is a conductor and why are they important?

Conductors allow us to use our electrical devices at home and work, but how do they work and what is a good conductor? Find out more here.
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The Cost of Green Energy Tariffs

Considering switching to green energy but worried it will cost more? It could actually cost less. Find out how with Utility Bidder.
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How to get emergency electricity when you need it

You don’t want to run out of credit on your prepayment meter, so emergency electricity can get you through until you can top your meter up.
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How to get a good EPC rating

EPC ratings are a necessity when selling a property, but with the average rating a D in the UK, how can you improve your EPC rating?
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A business’ guide to Climate Change Levy

Climate Change Levy should be paid by your business, but what exactly is it and how much do you have to pay? Utility Bidder reveals more.
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Running a business in different countries

Running a business in different countries
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Half-Hourly Meters Explained

Helping you understand the ins and outs of half-hourly meters and whether or not your business needs one. Find out more from Utility Bidder.
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How to Compare & Switch Business Energy Supplier [Step by Step]

Not sure where to start when comparing business energy suppliers? Save time and let Utility Bidder guide you through the process, finding you the cheapest rates.
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What is the Energy Price Cap?

Utility Bidder explains what the energy price cap is, how it works, and who benefits from it! Find out more from Utility Bidder.
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What if my business energy supplier goes bust?

Find out what to do if your business energy supplier goes bust. Find out more from Utility Bidder.
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Electric car running costs and electricity usage

Electric cars are becoming the norm, but how much electricity do they use and how much does it cost to charge one? Utility Bidder has the answers.
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How to get an EPC assessment and certificate

Need an EPC assessment but unsure how to get one? Utility Bidder reveals how to arrange one, plus how to get a copy of your certificate.
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loft insulation

How to install insulation

Installing insulation is a relatively easy job that you can do yourself! Find out how to install loft, floor and wall insulation with Utility Bidder.
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World Flags

How do Water Rates Differ Across The World?

Our team have looked across the world at different rates charged for access to clean and safe water. We share some of the findings from that research - to show how water rates differ depending on where in the world you’re living.,,
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Water falling onto hand

Five Global Water Facts

we’ve put together five fantastic water facts from around the globe to help underscore the incredible part water plays in all of our lives.
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The Four Water Industry Secrets Businesses Should Know

Here are four industry secrets from the water utility providing space.
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6 Unexpected Facts about Business Water Charges

This piece looks not at the costs themselves, but at some unexpected facts about the world of water changes in business.
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How to Lower Your Business Water Charge

Here’s how your business can reduce its water charge this year - either by reducing the water that you use or by other means
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What is Waste Water & How Do You Reduce It?

This guide will look at waste water and what you can do to reduce the amount of it that you produce - either at your family home or on the premises of your business.
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Exploring Waste Water Charges

Performing maintenance checks, running your appliances on full loads, and installing water-saving measures will only get you so far. You have to take waste water into account.
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