Water deregulation – Businesses missing out on £200m worth of savings by not switching

Small businesses are splashing out on water bills when they could switch water suppliers and share in around £200 million worth of savings. Do you want to tap into lower bills? Don’t splash out – switch water supplier! It’s been three months since the water market in England was deregulated but only a small number […]

Water Market Deregulation – Opening the flood gates

The English water market has been deregulated. Brendan Flattery assesses the competitive advantage available for commercial tenants and landlords, who are now able to choose their water supplier. On 1st April, the utilities landscape shifted for businesses across England, with the deregulation of water. The move represents a competitive advantage for commercial tenants and landlords […]

Tide turns for England’s retail water market

  What does the retail water market deregulation mean for businesses and public sector organisations in England? Watch our fact film to find out.

Water market deregulation could cut costs by a fifth

  Deregulation of the water market could see costs reduced by as much as a fifth. That’s according to Tony McHardy, Corporate Director at Water Plus, who spoke to ELN last week. He said: “If we actually look in terms of water efficiency, we think there are between 5% and 20% savings so it’s more about […]

Water Deregulation – What every business needs to know

Utilitywise CEO Brendan Flattery explains the changes in the English water market and why you should take advantage for your business Having joined Utilitywise in October last year, I am still a newcomer to the Utilities market, however I am reminded daily of the significant opportunities that exist for all businesses, to get more value […]

ELCC 2017: What did people think?

  Around 300 delegates attended the Energy Live Consultancy Conference (ELCC) in Manchester last week. Based in the Etihad Stadium, the conference catered to energy brokers and consultants from across the industry. There were wide ranging discussions of the most pressing issues facing the sector, including water market deregulation, the relationship between suppliers and third party intermediaries (TPIs) and the increasing […]

Utilitywise boss says water market must be clean and so should TPIs!

Brendan Flattery, the new CEO of Utilitywise has told ELN he believes the water market can be run cleanly and he would welcome regulation of the TPI sector. Speaking after an online survey of 453 businesses by Utilitywise revealed just a quarter felt informed about water deregulation, Mr Flattery said it was important this new […]

The Water Market is Changing

Get ready for lower prices and better customer service Everything you need to know about business water deregulation (and what it means for your business) What’s happening to business water supplies in England? In April 2017, the water industry in England begins to deregulate and the barriers to competition start to come down. If you […]

Answering your questions on water deregulation

Q. What is happening in April 2017? A. It’s when the water industry in England begins to deregulate and the barriers to competition start to come down. If you are a business, charity or public sector organisation, it means you will be able to switch the retail part of your water services to your choice […]

Guest Blog: Alan Little – Water deregulation

Scheduled for April 2017, water deregulation will, for the first time, enable non-domestic users in England to choose their own retail supplier. Currently, the business water market is split by regions, whereby any business using under five mega litres at any one site must use the water supplier which operates in their region. However until […]