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Huhne outlines details of Green Deal scheme

A consultation on the Green Deal was launched today, outlining plans to stimulate billions of pounds of private investment home energy improvements over the next 10 years. However, Mr Huhne also said energy prices would rise by some 27% by 2020. Published as part of his Annual Energy Statement to Parliament, the Energy and Climate … Continued

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Ofwat unveils new price limits consultation

Ofwat has today published a consultation document on how it intends to set limits on the prices water and sewerage companies can charge customers in the future. According to Ofwat’s ‘Future price limits – a consultation on the framework’ paper, the new limits will ensure customers “get a fair deal” and that companies can “continue … Continued

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British Gas owner Centrica says gas prices on the rise again as it warns on profits

British Gas owner Centrica has told investors it expects profits to come in below target after energy use dropped during the unseasonably warm autumn, and warned gas prices could be on the rise again. The energy supplier said average residential gas consumption was 17 per cent lower this year compared with a year ago, with … Continued

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Business Cost Consultants to exhibit at SFHA Finance Conference 2011

Business Cost Consultants (BCC), one of the UK’s leading independent utility consultants, will exhibit at the SFHA Finance Conference 2011 Glasgow on the 15th and 16th of November at Crieff Hyrdro Hotel, Perthshire. The Conference will address the key issues that are dominating the headlines, such as the current economic climate, and will be attended … Continued

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Business Cost Consultants to attend Connected 2011 Glasgow

Business Cost Consultants (BCC), one of the UK’s leading independent utility consultants, will exhibit at Connected 2011 Glasgow on the 27th October in The Clyde Suite at Glasgow Science Centre. Connected 2011 Glasgow will promote cost savings and efficiency, in small to medium-sized businesses, through the use of integrated business telecoms and new telecoms technologies. … Continued

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BCC seminar tells those involved in insolvency practice about ways to reduce very high energy costs imposed on insolvent companies

Last week (7th October 2011) Business Cost Consultants (BCC) hosted a seminar for accountants and lawyers involved in insolvency practice to discuss ways to reduce and recoup energy costs. A similar seminar for insolvency practitioners was held in Glasgow on the 24th June. The seminars, which were attended by organisations such as Anderson Strathern, Biggart … Continued

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Marie Stopes International and Business Cost Consultants team up to speak at the annual Charities Facilities Management Conference

Mike Platten, Finance Director of the Marie Stopes International, will be speaking at the forthcoming Annual Charities Facilities Management Conference, which will be held on Thursday 22 September, 2011, in Covent Garden, London. The theme of this year’s conference is “Save, Save, Save!” and will be focusing on how charities can save on costs, save … Continued

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The James Hutton Institute appoints Business Cost Consultants to manage energy and water services

Business Cost Consultants (BCC), one of the UK’s leading independent utility consultants, today announced that they will be providing energy and water services to The James Hutton Institute for their two main sites in Aberdeen in Dundee. This will facilitate The Institute to reduce electricity, gas and water costs and fully comply with their Carbon … Continued

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The Woodland Trust appoints Business Cost Consultants to manage utilities

Business Cost Consultants (BCC), one of the UK’s leading independent utility consultants, today announced that they will be providing energy and water management services to The Woodland Trust. This will enable The Trust to reduce energy and water costs, as well as cut consumption and CO2 emissions. The Woodland Trust is the UK’s leading woodland … Continued

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