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  • How to store biomass pellets in six easy steps

    07 April 2016 By Steve Sefton, Buyer - Energy

    One of the most commonly asked questions from customers about a biomass boiler is, how do you store the biomass pellets?

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  • Gas Light

    The truth about fixed price energy contracts

    18 February 2016 By Georgina Penfold, Category Manager - Energy Solutions

    It has been well publicised that the price of energy has been gradually falling over the past 12 months. Gas is at a seven year low, and electricity prices are holding steady, despite green taxes.

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  • Streetlights

    Competition in Connections: Are you missing out?

    18 January 2016 By Beverley Upcraft, Category Business Partner - Energy

    Until recently, local authorities were unable to select which companies connected their equipment such as streetlights to local electrical networks.

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  • Harlesden Primary

    UK schools to benefit from £2 million profit share

    02 December 2015 By David Lunn, Blog Editor

    Thousands of schools across the country are benefitting from a share of £2 million as part of our unique share of profits scheme.

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  • Biomass - Renewable Heat

    Changes to claiming your renewable fuel incentive

    26 October 2015 By Steve Sefton, Buyer - Energy

    If you currently claim an incentive for purchasing renewable heating fuels, as of 5 October 2015 you must ensure that your supplier is on an approved list published by the government.

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  • UK Public Purse

    Delivering "more for less"

    01 September 2015 By Simon Hill, Managing Director

    In advance of the 2015 Spending Review, public sectors workers have an opportunity to tell central government how improved public services can be delivered with less money.

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  • Water Fight

    The (water) fight for your custom is coming...

    27 July 2015 By Beverley Upcraft, Category Business Partner - Energy

    With new legislation set to shake up how businesses and organisations procure their water supply from April 2017, we look at the benefits and implications for the public sector.

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  • Vacuum Cleaner

    Why new eco-vacuums outshine old high-powered ones

    14 July 2015 By Kelly Snee, Buyer - Cleaning

    If your vacuum cleaner has broken down after a hard season of spring cleaning, you may be concerned that your eco-friendly replacement won’t be up to the job. But you needn’t worry…

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  • Paper Counterpart Driving Licence

    The practical implications of paperless licensing

    09 June 2015 By Sarah Sesum, Buyer - Emergency Services & Blue Light

    It's the end of the road for the paper counterpart driving licence, which was abolished yesterday. But what practical implications will this have for you and your organisation’s driver verification practices?

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  • Old Classroom Furniture

    What to do if your school isn’t a funding priority

    04 June 2015 By Alain Jones, National Furniture Sales Manager

    Earlier this year the government announced the second round of its flagship priority school building programme. If your school didn't make the list but is in desperate need of a face lift, how can you get the most out of the budget you do have?

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