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41% of UK small businesses could unknowingly make life-threatening error

In a British Gas Business survey of senior managers with responsibility for energy at Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs)*, 41% said their first response to a gas leak would be to turn off the electricity – potentially sparking a dangerous gas explosion.

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£164k energy theft on the English Riviera

Energy thieves are costing the UK hundreds of millions of pounds every year, effectively raising the cost of your business's electricity and gas. According to Crimestoppers, there are as many as 3,300 cases of gas theft each year.

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40% of UK construction firms don’t check energy use

Whether they're aiming to reduce costs, meet legal targets or even create a greener image, a recent survey found that 68% of construction businesses agreed that energy saving was important for their firm. They also stated that they would be making energy targets a large part of their planning for 2015.

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