Small Business Tips

Virtual surveys & quotes through your mobile phone

British Gas business can now offer virtual surveys or video appointments to its business customers. These virtual surveys are set up through your mobile phone, for a range of business services such as: Commercial boiler installation Air conditioning installation Electric vehicle charging point installation Energy audits Our innovative, free and no-obligation video appointments offer you…

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The future of offices in the UK post lockdown

During the coronavirus lockdown, Britain’s office workers have had to get used to a new set of rules. Physical offices have shut down, and employees are learning how to do their jobs from home. Whilst we’re learning how to use a remote desktop, a VPN and new video chat software, like Microsoft Teams, we should…

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Reopening a business after lockdown

Many businesses have been forced to close their premises or change the way they operate during the COVID-19 pandemic. But with restrictions being gradually lifted, read our advice for life after lockdown and reopening a business. Here are our top 3 tips on how to prepare your business premises to re-open. 1. Design for social…

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Business energy customers & how we’re adapting customer support after coronavirus

How we’re supporting our business energy customers and employees COVID-19 is affecting everyone – but we can get through it if we all support each other. Looking after our customers and employees is our top priority. So whilst we’re working hard to prioritise emergencies and put the needs of our most vulnerable customers first, we’re…

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Supporting Carers UK with the 2.6 Challenge (COVID-19)

The impact of coronavirus in the UK has been significant. Businesses have had to adapt quickly to mobilise a virtual workplace, or ensure shop floors, factories or offices follow social distance guidelines and are deep cleaned. People across the country have had to adapt to a new normal. And charities are feeling the impact of…

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Supporting employees with their mental health

The impact of COVID-19 on mental health at work The uncertainty and fear caused by COVID-19 can have a severe impact on the mental health of your employees. People may be fearful over the risk of infection they feel for themselves and their loved ones. Many employees are having to work from home with the…

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Business insurance is essential during COVID-19

The spread of coronavirus is like nothing the UK has seen for a century. The health cost of COVID-19 has been tragic, but the COVID-19 pandemic is starting to evolve. The focus is shifting towards an effort to return to work, while addressing the changes needed in the months ahead. For many businesses preparing to…

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Social distancing etiquette for UK businesses

As discussions around easing the lockdown continues, the expectation is that some social distancing measures will need to remain in place while we attempt to go back to business as usual. Businesses will therefore need to adapt to this change by adopting some measures to help stop the spread of the coronavirus. How are businesses…

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Managing your business energy online: 6 reasons why

Before the coronavirus outbreak you probably heard energy providers talk about the benefits of managing your energy online. In recent weeks, as businesses and society at large continue adapting to new ways of working, many of those reasons have become timely ones. In fact, if you’ve never tried managing your energy online, there has never…

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Coronavirus: How to manage business energy bills & get help if you need it (Covid-19)

As many small businesses have been forced to temporarily close or reduce operations during the coronavirus pandemic, using less energy and lower energy costs is perhaps one small consolation in the fight to stay solvent. But this doesn’t mean you should stop paying your business energy bills altogether. How do businesses that are open and…

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