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 […]

Ofwat seeks views on TPI code of practice principles

Ofwat is seeking views on its proposed principles for voluntary codes of conduct for third party intermediaries (TPIs) in the business water retail market. It comes as 1.2 million businesses, charity and public sector organisations in England will be able to choose who they pay for their retail water and wastewater services from April. TPIs, […]

YPO’s Georgina Penfold crowned Industry Expert at TELCA

  Georgina Penfold from YPO won the Industry Expert of the Year trophy at The Energy Live Consultancy Awards (TELCA). The Energy Efficiency & Policy Specialist told ELN she is “incredibly shocked but very, very pleased” to have won the award sponsored by United Utilities. Asked if TPIs get the recognition they deserve, Ms Penfold […]

‘Great recognition’ to be Super Consultancy of the Year, says Make It Cheaper

  It is a “great recognition” to be crowned as the Super Consultancy of the Year. Those were the words of Jonathan Elliot, CEO of Make It Cheaper, after the firm won the award at The Energy Live Consultancy Awards (TELCA) 2016 last week. The event, which recognises the best TPIs and brokers in the country, took place at the […]

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 […]

Time for TELCA!

It’s finally arrived, tonight’s the night of The Energy Live Consultancy Awards. The four edition of the ceremony, which recognises the best TPIs in the country, is a record breaker! It will be our biggest ever, with more than 560 people attending and it has had the greatest number of entries ever. We’re also changing […]

Webinar at 1:30pm: TPIs – transparency and trust

Giles Hankinson, CEO of Utility Aid, Emily Groves, MD of last year’s Most Trusted TELCA winners Indigo Swan and Michael Dent, MD of Inprova Energy join ELN Editor Sumit Bose for a robust chat on broker fees and reputation. Don’t miss it!

Record breaking year for TELCA again

Another year of The Energy Live Consultancy Awards (TELCA) and another record breaking number of entries. It smashed all previous records, reaffirming its position as the hotly contested awards celebrating the best of the best in the industry. The fourth edition of the awards has attracted energy consultancies covering all facets of the sector, with […]

TPIs ‘will help bring price benefits to water customers’

The opening of the retail water market to all companies in England next year will bring innovation and price benefits to customers. That’s according to Tony McHardy, Sales Director for Business Retail at United Utilities, who highlighted the important role third party intermediaries (TPIs) could have in the sector. Speaking to ELN at the Energy […]

Transparency ‘crucial’ between TPIs, suppliers and customers

Transparency between third party intermediaries (TPIs), suppliers and customers is crucial to establish fair prices. That was the main message from the panel debate today at the Energy Live Consultancy Conference (ELCC) at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester. Jacqui Hall, Managing Director at CNG believes transparency is needed to compete fairly with the major suppliers and brokers. She said: […]