Midlands ‘experiencing energy jobs boom’

The Midlands has created more than 5,200 jobs in the energy and environment sector in the last five years. A new study by Oxford Economics also found the region has created more jobs in this sector than other parts of the UK. Its report showed 43% were created in Coventry alone. Employment in other towns […]

Retailers’ utility bills rise nearly £3bn in two years

Retailers’ electricity, gas and waste costs have soared nearly £3billion over the last two years. According to new research by Oxford Economics, utility costs have risen 17% since 2010 to £2.7 billion in 2012. That’s despite retailers investing to slash energy use by 20% since 2008. The figures are part of a wider survey commissioned […]

Do you have a smart meter in your firm?

Have you installed a smart meter in your business? If not, it may be time to do so as a new report claims it could help British businesses save around £230 on their energy bills every year. According to the report published by British Gas and Oxford Economics, small to medium sized businesses could save […]