Energy News

Guide to installing EV workplace charging

How to ready your business, customers and employees for the transition to electric vehicles In 2021 it’s already cheaper to run an electric vehicle (EV) than a petrol or diesel version, and rapidly falling battery costs mean that electric cars could match the price of petrol and diesel cars by 2023. The National Grid forecasts…

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Business energy insights – what’s the future?

How coronavirus is affecting business energy consumption and wholesale prices and what this means for your energy strategy A global pandemic, economic uncertainty and further lockdowns – 2020 had it all. But how exactly have business energy consumption and wholesale prices been affected? With more uncertainty ahead, it’s vital that businesses understand not just what…

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Key business takeaways from the Energy White Paper

What will the energy system look like over the next decade and how will net zero transition policies affect your organisation? The government has put green recovery at the heart of its economic policy and its Energy White Paper explains how the UK will decarbonise all sectors and move to a net zero future. The…

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How the Myth of a White Christmas Affects Your Business

“It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas,” a popular carol begins, and your mind is filled with images of picturesque cottages covered in white snow. In fact, the majority of our Christmas songs and films tell stories of snow-covered trees and children making snowmen. But have you ever stopped to think about the last…

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Robin Hood Energy customers – welcome to British Gas business

British Gas today completed on the purchase of the customer base currently supplied by Robin Hood Energy. Read the official announcement. The sale will complete on the 16th September 2020, with customers moving across to British Gas, part of the Centrica Plc group, over the coming months. What tariff will customers of Robin Hood Energy…

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10 Jobs that didn’t exist 10 years ago

Today, the world is a dramatically different place than it was even 10 years ago. A technological revolution is taking place that is changing things at speed. Advances are streamlining every industry – from finance, to manufacturing, to retail. Below we take a look at the revolutions that jump-started all of this progress. The first…

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Theme: Gas Safety Week

Last month we brought you the theme of ‘Learning and Development’, with blogs centred around the importance of supporting your employees with their personal development, as well as looking at external training opportunities and development programmes. This September, we’re supporting Gas Safety Week by bringing you a series of blog posts about gas safety and…

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Artificial Intelligence in the world of business

Artificial intelligence (AI) refers to machines that make decisions like human beings and look like they are intelligent. Essentially AI is when you have non-human sources performing/facilitating human tasks. AI aims to connect with human beings, using speech or text, and complete routine tasks just like a human would. How is AI Used in Business?…

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Wimbledon and the fight for equal pay

In 2007, Wimbledon, arguably the most iconic tennis tournament in the world, served up a ground-breaking change that is yet to be widely replicated across the sporting universe. For the first time, both the Men’s and Women’s Singles champions received the same prize money. Whilst the Wimbledon organisers weren’t exactly trailblazers in this way (indeed…

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Theme: The impact of events on the UK economy and businesses

With temperatures set to soar this June and big attendance events like festivals due to begin punctuating the summer months, we return with a new theme – how events impact upon businesses and the economy in the UK. We’ll be bringing you blog posts on topics such as: – The rise of the eco-friendly festival…

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