Business Energy

Navigating your way through jargon packed energy bills, renewal letters and acronyms can be a stressful and confusing process. SwiftSwitch have compiled a list of easy to understand energy guides making the process of researching, selecting and switching your supply as simple as possible so you can focus your time and energy on your business.

Multi-site Gas and Electricity Procurement Service

Many businesses consume high volumes of energy across a number of premises’. Multi-meter technology enables you to have one meter servicing a large building – multi-meters can be placed on each floor and the data from them can be fed back to the main meter. Consuming...

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The Conversion of Gas Units into KWH

Your gas meter will provide the data in cubic feet or meters. However, for billing purpose these readings are converted to Kilowatt hours (kWh). It can be a little tricky to get your head around this, however below you will find some information that should help to...

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The Energy Bill

A Broken down ExplanationWe all pay for energy. But do we all know what our energy bill pays for? Most of the population will be in the dark when it comes to understanding where our money goes when we pay our energy bills, which makes sense considering how bulked-up...

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Utility Budget Forecasting for SME’s

Utility Budget forecasting should be of paramount importance to anyone wishing to run a successful business. However, whether you are just setting up your business, or have been in the game for a while, forecasting the future state of your utility finances can feel...

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Understanding Business Energy VAT

The VAT equation: How to Solve itVAT is the abbreviation of Value Added Tax, and it is a taxed levied by the government. VAT is a ‘consumption tax’ that is added onto a product after a value has been added both during production and after. It is the cost of the actual...

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Micro Business Energy

In 2010 OFGEM's introduced the idea of "Micro Businesses". This was an idea born from Of gems realisation that small UK businesses needed and thus deserved more protection from the vast and complex energy market. Acquiring the micro business title has helped...

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Business Energy Tariffs with no Standing Charge

The 'Standing Charge'The standing charges on your bills are fixed, and they exist to cover the cost of you being provided with energy. This includes energy transportation, meter readings (this includes sending out a professional to collect data), and maintenance. In...

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Business Energy for Pubs

Understanding your Energy ContractsIt is highly likely, if not inevitable, that your pub is consuming energy in high volumes. And a high level of consumption will always equate to a high energy bill. There are lots of appliances suckling on your pubs energy supply;...

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Business Electricity and Gas Overview

Business ElectricitySuppliers of electricity for businesses will offer each business a bespoke contract. This will be tailored to serve the business’s consumption needs and already imbedded habits. The growth of the world’s economy has caused demand to rise, keep...

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Bill Auditing

What is Utility Bill Auditing? Bill Auditing exists to make your business more energy and water efficient, and ultimately reduce your costs. The Stats 70% of all supplier complaints relate to billing issues – this is a fact – and a sombre one indeed. This proves that...

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Bill Validation

At SwiftSwitch we are pleased to offer our customers a bespoke bill validation service. Bill validation has to be a crucial part of your overall energy management initiatives. This is because incorrect and inaccurate utility bills, meter faults, wrong estimations, and...

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Gas and Electricity for Hotels

How to Save your Hotel MoneyHotel energy should be regarded as a distinct entity in the world of business energy. This is because the way a hotel consumes and uses its energy on a day to day basis differs from the way that other commercial enterprises consume theirs....

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Energy for your Small Business

Where business is concerned, book management plays an important role. This role becomes an even more crucial element in the overall running of your business when you are a non-profit organisation. As a small business owner it is imperative that you keep a close watch...

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What is a CFD?

CFD exists as a long-term business contract between an electricity generator and the Low Carbon Contracts Company (LCCC). It is a levy that was introduced to replace the Renewables Obligation. The CFD will provide consumers, generators and suppliers with clear and...

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A Comprehensive overview of Business Energy Suppliers

SwiftSwitch are the brains of the energy market. We understand the industry, and have strong working relationships with all of the UK’s leading energy suppliers. It is because of our extensive knowledge, expertise and savvy, that we are able to source the best deals...

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