Founder of energy broker Utilitywise dumps 6% stake

The company’s share price is said to have dropped by a third last week

Inspired Energy snaps up TELCA winner in £1.37m deal

Square One Utilities was given the Best Customer Service award at The Energy Live Consultancy Awards this year

Utilitywise shares trading suspended amid results delay

Trading of shares in independent energy consultancy Utilitywise has been temporarily suspended this week. The news comes after the firm confirmed a delay in the publication of its financial results amid an ongoing review of its contracts. Under market rules, the Alternative Investment Market (AIM)-listed company had to post its results by today to allow […]

Energy consultant acquisition complete

Lancashire-based LG Energy Group (LGE) has announced the acquisition of Liverpool firm Guild Energy. The energy consultation, intelligence and procurement business bought the gas and power advisors for an undisclosed sum. LGE Managing Director, Asif Rizvi, said: “The acquisition of Guild Energy further enhances our customer offering as the merger of mall and medium-sized enterprises […]

Energy consultancy Utilitywise ‘to cut 50 jobs’

Energy consultancy Utilitywise is to cut around 50 jobs as part of its changes to operations. Employees at its Tyneside, Portsmouth and Redditch offices are to be affected. They have entered a redundancy consultation in an effort to help them with the process. The company said in a statement: “We expect less than 50 people […]

‘Suppliers and consultants need not compete’

There is no need for energy suppliers and consultants to have to compete with each other. That’s according to Jacqui Hall, Managing Director of independent gas supplier CNG, who spoke to ELN at our Energy Live Consultancy Conference (ELCC) in Manchester last week. She said: “Consultants are too important to us to step on each […]

Businesses ‘won’t see massive savings’ in retail water market

Businesses should not expect to see massive savings by switching to a different supplier when the retail water market opens next month. That’s the view of Aidan Lupton, Project Manager at energy consultancy BIU, who advises businesses to be wary of brokers that offer great savings. His comment comes as more than 1.2 million eligible […]

First UK energy consultancy wins sustainability certification

Almach Energy has become the first energy consultancy in the UK to achieve certification for social and environmental performance as well as accountability and transparency. It joins more than 1,950 businesses in 120 industries across 42 countries that have received the Certified B Corporation status – all aiming to use the power of markets to […]

Energy consultancy Inenco appoints new boss

Energy consultancy Inenco Group has appointed Gary Stokes as its new CEO. He replaces interim head Patrick Macdonald, who will remain on the board and move to the role of Chairman, following Michael Abbott’s resignation. Mr Stokes previously held the position of CEO of Atex Group, a global developer of enterprise systems, Regenersis and LINPAC. […]

Energy high as top consultants win at TELCA

The winners of The Energy Live Consultancy Awards (TELCA) were finally revealed at a fabulous event today, recognising both small and big TPIs. With a record number of entries and a very high standard of applications, the judges said the decisions were even tougher this year. Twelve winners took home awards in 12 different categories […]