TPIs ‘expected to know about energy policy’

Third Party Intermediaries (TPI) are expected to have knowledge of energy policy. That’s according to the Managing Director of Hotel Energy, Chris Ashleigh, who spoke at The Energy Live Consultancy Award (TELCA) roadshow debate in Birmingham last month. When questioned by ELN Editor Sumit Bose whether if TPIs had to interpret policy for their customers, Mr Ashleigh […]

Energy consultants discuss the TPI market in Birmingham

  Watch the panel debate where three leading energy consultants discuss the TPI market – chaired by ELN Editor Sumit Bose. They talk about the future of the market and explore how TPIs and suppliers can work together for the benefit of customers/end users.

‘Big energy users want value from TPIs’

Big energy users want value to build trust with Third Party Intermediaries (TPI). That’s according to Tesco’s former Head of Group Energy Buying. James Summerbell, who spoke at The Energy Live Consultancy Awards (TELCA) roadshows in Manchester and Birmingham last week said they want to pay TPIs and consultants fairly for the service they’re providing but they want “value […]

James Summerbell explains what matters to an end user

James Summerbell, ex TESCO energy manager tells the audience at our TELCA 2015 Roadshows what an energy end user wants from a TPI. Hear his views on how smaller consultants and brokers can still pitch to a big company and why trust matters more than ever.

Today’s TELCA deadline day

The nominations for this year’s Energy Live Consultancy Awards close today at 5pm. So if you are a broker or energy consultant get your entry in. TELCA is now in its third year and has established itself as the best awards night in the energy calendar. It recognises the best in class across 12 categories. […]

Guest Blog: npower’s Wayne Mitchell on the Launch of Consultant Panel

Tapping into the TPIs It may sound obvious, but if you want to know how you’re doing, ask the people you’re doing it for. For us, that means talking to our customers and also providing ways to hear their views and ask for their feedback to specific topics. This month, we launch a new online […]

Guest Blog: npower’s Chris Billing – TPI Code of Conduct

Chris Billing is Head of Indirect Sales, responsible for overseeing the relationship that npower’s Industrial and Commercial team has with energy consultants and brokers. Here he talks about the forthcoming Ofgem Code of Practice for TPIs. Promoting good conduct among energy consultants and brokers By this time next year, Ofgem plans to be ready to […]

Job of the Week – McLean Ross

McLean Ross is a specialist recruiter for the energy industry. Its client, a well-known UK energy supplier, is seeking an SME Consultant Channel Account Manager to join its TPI (Third Party Intermediary) team.  The role will be home-based covering the Midlands area. Main Duties: Develop relationships with consultants in the NHH (Non Half Hourly) and […]

Ofgem launches new standards for energy suppliers

Ofgem’s rigorous new standards of conduct to ensure energy suppliers are treating consumers fairly have come into force this week. The new rules have been introduced as part of the first stage of the energy regulator’s Retail Market Review (RMR) reforms to make the market “simpler, clearer and fairer” for consumers. They cover a range […]

Energy Buyers vs. Energy Brokers

How much bang for the buck are you getting as an energy buyer? This week Ofgem closes the comments deadline for a new set of third party intermediary (TPI) standards and we want to get the debate going ahead of an ‘Energy buyers vs. Energy brokers’ seminar we are looking to stage at this year’s Energy […]