Energy costs are likely a large part of your business’ overhead, and the customer service of your supplier can have significant impact on the customer service you’re able to supply to your own customers. When the power goes down, you may have to shut up shop, cancel orders, and delay dispatches. When bills are inaccurate, you may have to spend hours navigating your supplier’s phone tree.
You’ll want a business energy supplier that’s reliable and responsive, offering you service at straightforward low rates and on contracts with flexibility. But despite the importance of an energy supply to businesses, businesses switch suppliers at much lower rates than domestic customers. They believe the process is arduous and involves hours of haggling with suppliers on the phone.
But it doesn’t have to be so confusing.
To compare quotes, simply fill in our quick form with some basic details about your business, and one of our advisors will get in touch to go over your options.
Finding energy suppliers for your business is a little different from find a supplier for your house.
Firstly, unlike in the domestic market, business energy suppliers don’t bundle gas and electricity in dual-fuel tariffs. You’ll need to get gas and electricity separately. Your electricity supplier may give you a discount for choosing them for your gas supply or vice versa, but you should still seek out quotes from other suppliers. Finding two different suppliers can increase the hassle of switching, but it ensures you’re finding the best rate for both types of energy your business uses.
Secondly, because business' needs will vary quite a lot, instead of running a straightforward comparison and signing up for off the shelf tariffs as you would for you home supply, you'll need to get tailored quotes direct from suppliers. This is where we come in - once you send us your business details, we'll get in touch with suppliers for you and put together a list of quotes just for you.
Thirdly, while domestic energy customers can switch whenever they want to (though will sometimes incur exit fees if they leave a contract early), business gas and alectricity customers have to wait for their renewal window to open