£3m of renewable heat fund allocated to improve heating in social housing

BCC Joins SFHA as Commercial Associates

Glasgow-based procurement specialists Business Cost Consultants (BCC) are delighted to announce their partnership with the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA). They join SFHA as Commercial Associates, enabling them to build on existing, UK-wide experience and expertise within the housing sector. In addition, Business Cost Consultants offer SFHA members competitive utility and other procurement services … Continued

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Business Cost Consultants Expand Range of Services

We are delighted to announce the expansion of our cost saving services beyond utility management, offering an encompassing solution for our clients. Additional services which Business Cost Consultants can now offer clients include insurance, office supplies, janitorial supplies, printing and document management, social media management, secure shredding, expert advice on construction services, industrial and commercial cleaning … Continued

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Business Cost Consultants Launch New Database Software

Business Cost Consultants is pleased to announce that our new database system Phoenix goes live on September 1st, 2016. We have been dilligently working throughout the last nine months, developing a bespoke database system that will revolutionise the way that we can manage our client utility portfolios, deliver tailored reporting and so that we can … Continued

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Business Cost Consultants Maximise Savings for DC Thomson

One of Scotland’s biggest media organisations, DC Thomson, recently acquired the services of Business Cost Consultants to help lower their office costs. Fending off stiff competition from eight energy managers throughout the UK, this substantial contract was won by Business Cost Consultants. DC Thomson Group is headquartered in Dundee, but also has a significant presence … Continued

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BCC now looking for a new graduate to join their team

Business Cost Consultants, one of the UK’s top independent utility consultancies, is looking for a talented graduate to join their team in their Glasgow offices. We are currently recruiting a Trainee Analyst who will assist the consulting team in reducing our clients’ gas, electricity, water and telecoms costs. The ideal candidiate will posses great analytical … Continued

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BCC launch new service to help businesses comply with ESOS

It’s currently less than twelve months until all large undertakings in the UK have to submit their ESOS energy assessment. This is a mandatory scheme and business that do not carry out this assessment risk financial penalties. Compiling these assessments takes a lot of work and it is not recommended that businesses leave them until … Continued

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New Tax Rules Can Mean Big Savings for Data Centres

Organisations which use over 6 million kWhs of electricity per annum legally have to join the Carbon Reduction Commitment Energy Efficiency Scheme (the CRC). This means that they have to pay a tax on the carbon emissions they generate. Currently it is about £16 per ton, but does vary. If you are in the CRC, … Continued

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The Great BCC Bake Off

Like a lot of workplaces across the country, the office at Business Cost Consultants each Thursday morning has been full of discussion about the previous night’s Great British Bake Off episode. There’s no denying that the Great British Bake off is now a staple in national culture, and many organisations have been re-creating the premise … Continued

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