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Technological developments in the energy sector means that it is now possible to remotely monitor your business’ energy consumption. The technology used for measuring gas and electricity varies slightly as Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) and standard gas is measured by a data logger and electricity is measured by an Automated Meter Reader...Read more
We are now emerging from the winter months where energy prices have been at a peak. As we move into spring / summer we would usually expect to see a slight easing on pricing as consumption reduces in the warmer months. However, with continual volatility surrounding "Brexit" and the political situation...Read more
...and we’re not just talking about the new tax year! 1st April 2017 marks the implementation deadline for P272 legislation.
What is P272?
In simple terms, this legislation changes how suppliers will settle power consumption and enforce Half Hourly (HH) metering where required. The legislation applies to all maximum demand meters with...Read more
A few months ago the Government introduced an amendment to the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulation (PECR). In a nutshell, this new legislation means that a phone number needs to be displayed when making a marketing call. The update to PECR applies to calls to individuals and businesses and is also relevant...Read more
The latest 2015 BCR Associates Business Report is now out.
Your typical energy bill can be a minefield of confusing terms and jargon that are often difficult to understand. With government legislations such as ESOS and P272 being enforced in recent months, it is more important than ever to get to...Read more
The Aug 2015 BCR Associates Business Report is now out.
Employers are often under pressure to keep on top of all new and updated legislation relating to their staff. For small business owners this is often difficult as you are already busy with the day to day running of your business.
Are you ready for changes to the way that your energy usage is monitored?
OFGEM has instigated industry-wide legislation (P272) to make Half Hourly (HH) settlement mandatory for all large energy users. The legislation is designed so that suppliers can better plan demand and to encourage businesses to look at efficiencies...Read more
Summary of the changes:
Following a lengthy consultation process sparked by a number of concerns in the non-geographic call services market, Ofcom have ruled that consumers will be able to see how much they’re paying for calls to 08 numbers and where their money is going.
As of 1st July 2015, calls to...Read more
On Friday 12th June, Ofcom released a proposal regarding controls on the wholesale prices that BT charge for products using leased telecoms lines. These lines provide vital high-speed links for businesses and providers of superfast broadband and mobile services.
Ofcom have carried out analysis of the competition in the provision of leased...Read more