Posts Categorized: Gas News

New CMA Report: Small Business Can Save Money by Switching Energy Suppliers

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has released a report claiming that energy customers – including small and medium sized businesses, as well as microbusinesses – can save money by switching energy suppliers. Recently, we reported that Government energy ministers were preparing to launch a fresh ‘energy-switch campaign’ and this latest report appears to represent Government… Read more »

Government Ministers To Inject More Competition Into The Energy Market

Later this month Ed Davey, the Energy and Climate Change Secretary, will launch a new campaign urging customers to shop around for the best deal on their energy supply. The new energy switching drive will come weeks after the Which? consumer group reported that the ‘Big Six’ energy firms  hadn’t cut their prices in line… Read more »

Why aren’t gas suppliers passing on their savings?

Wholesale energy prices have only been going in one direction recently, downwards. As large oil producing nations Russia and Iraq post record breaking levels of output, energy supplier’s costs have tumbled. These savings though, have not yet been passed onto consumers in the form of lower prices. There are signs, however, that frugal energy shoppers… Read more »

Ukraine to UK – the impact of the crisis hits gas supplies

You will, no doubt, have read the stories – and seen the news – about the worrying, worsening crisis in Crimea.  This strategically important region – currently part of the Ukraine – has pitted the political wills of the West against those of Russia, in a stand-off rarely seen since the icy chills of the… Read more »

Beat the market. Buy gas the smarter way.

Does your present gas contract end between December and May? If so, the chances are you will be renewing your gas contract in October or early next year – in other words, Winter. Why is that significant? It’s still not common knowledge but if you negotiate your business gas contract in the colder months, you could… Read more »