Many businesses evaluate their energy bills and consumption rates on a regular basis. It makes sense; all too often, businesses find themselves locked into contracts that don’t serve them and actually cost them money in the long run.
Keeping on top of your energy costs has many benefits, and switching your suppliers can make a huge difference to your business. The advantages include:
At Hurricane Communications, our main objective is to provide you with a fuss-free way to switch your supplier and take advantage of these benefits.
At Hurricane Communications, we’re committed to forming long-lasting relationships with our clients. We encourage you to send us a copy of your new bill at any time for a free health check, to make sure your new contract is still working for you.
Simply switching your water supplier can have a big effect on your business.
When it comes to your business water supplier, it’s tempting to stick with what you know. The water market is dominated by big companies who are assigned to you by default, but the truth is, every business uses water and wastewater services differently. Big water companies don’t necessarily provide you with the best deal specific to running your business.
If you've never changed your water supplier, you’re likely running higher costs without even realising it. Whether you’re a large business or just starting, it’s smart to consider your options.
Scottish Water will continue to own and operate the network of pipes, but you would be surprised at the difference switching suppliers makes to your monthly costs. As water is such a basic necessity, many businesses fail to give the same degree of consideration to their water and wastewater supplier as they do to their energy or gas - this is a mistake. We use water constantly.
Switching your water supplier has many hidden benefits, including lower business water bills and improved efficiency. Nothing changes for you, except the price you are paying and the level of customer service you receive.
You only stand to benefit from allowing us to find the best business water rates for you.
Since 2008, business customers in Scotland can choose for themselves who provides their water. In April 2017, the English water market was deregulated. This development opened up the water market even further; this means more options, more competition, and more important decisions to make.
Switching suppliers can seem a daunting and time-consuming process. We are dedicated to helping you find the best deal for your business.
It’s not all about the contract. We are here to help you reduce your water consumption in running your business, enabling you to make even more savings and become more environmentally conscious. Your business premises might be using more water than you realise.
We provide a free Water Efficiency audit in association with Clear Business Water. This water audit will allow us to evaluate your existing water use and suggest any small changes that you might make to improve the effectiveness of your usage, therefore helping you save money and become more water-efficient.
We are dedicated to finding the right business electricity supplier for you. Hurricane Communications have been advising business customers on their electric suppliers since 2001.
As a result, we have built up an unrivalled knowledge of the energy market and what’s on offer for you.
It’s important to choose your energy supplier wisely. Businesses can find themselves paying much higher electricity rates than they realise, stuck in contracts that aren’t suited to them. This is because, if left alone, contracts frequently rollover automatically. You might find yourself paying overpriced ‘out-of-contract' rates.
Hurricane keeps changing business utility contracts simple by following our tried and tested process:
While signing up with large energy companies can seem like the simpler option, it is not always the most economical one. With contract rates constantly changing, it’s a good idea to keep checking that your chosen energy supplier is still the best option for running your business.
With so much on the market, switching energy suppliers can be an overwhelming and tedious process. It requires trawling the internet and contacting each individual supplier for bespoke quotes.
Many suppliers don’t advertise all of their rates online, so it’s worth taking a bit of extra time to really investigate what they can offer you. This requires some negotiating between the business and the supplier.
Although certainly worth it in the long run, all of this takes time and effort. That’s where we come in.
We are here to make switching suppliers simple by taking care of the process from start to finish, saving your business both time and money. We even handle your current contract and begin by determining when you can change supplier and what notice period needs to be given.
We ensure your new business electricity supplier ticks all of your boxes, and we can find the right deal for your specific usage. A micro business will have very different energy requirements from a large business, and the deal that is best for one won’t be suited to the other.
After determining the most important features for you, we get to work acquiring quotes from several suppliers and advise on the best deal.
Once you’ve made your decision, you’re free to give notice to your current supplier in line with the notice period. This is usually about four to six weeks before the new contract starts.
It may seem like a small change, but switching electricity suppliers can have a big impact. From working with us, some of our clients have saved between 15% and 20% on their electricity bills. For large businesses, that can mean savings in the range of tens of thousands of pounds.
The change itself involves no disruption to your business. Your new supply will come through your existing wires or pipes, so you won’t have to deal with any change to your business premises. Switching suppliers is a small change that you might not notice day to day, but can make a huge difference.
It’s always a good idea to evaluate your electricity supplier every time a contract approaches its renewal date. You can send us a copy of your new bill at any time for a free health check. We will make sure your new suppliers are still working for you and your business.
As a result of our promise to form long-standing relationships, we have an established network of loyal clients who trust us to source the cheapest business energy deals. Paul Gibson, managing director of Scottish Communications, elaborates below:
"We have been dealing with Hurricane for approximately 4-5 years, and have always found them to be very professional, honest and reliable in their approach to dealing with our specific requirements. The one to one attention we receive is very refreshing and I would have absolutely no hesitation in recommending them to any future prospective clients."
Finding the right gas supplier for you might not be as easy as you think. Many commercial gas companies do not list all of their rates and services online, and getting the best deal requires negotiating with each supplier individually.
Having advised clients on their business gas contracts for over ten years, we have built close relationships with suppliers throughout the energy market. Therefore, we are well-placed to strike the best gas deals for our business customers.
Keeping on top of your energy costs has many benefits, and switching your gas suppliers can make a huge difference to your business. The advantages include:
It’s not only your money that’s precious but your time, too. We believe you should be dedicating this time to the important things, like running your business.
That’s why our service carries you through the switching process from start to finish. We even handle your current contract to determine when you can change supplier and what notice period needs to be given.
We make sure that we have a clear and detailed understanding of your business gas needs. Whatever your reason is for switching, we are here to get you the best bespoke energy deal for your business.
We work with your priorities. Whether you want to save on your bills, need a particular contract length, improved energy efficiency or a top-notch customer service record, we are dedicated to meeting your specific needs. No business is the same, and what is good for one business might not be good for another. We review your recent bills and ask you some questions about your gas needs.
Once we have established your requirements, we reach out to several suppliers for quotes. We will then talk you through what we think are the best options for your business.
Once you’ve decided on a supplier, you are free to give notice to your current supplier in line with the notice period (usually about four to six weeks before the new contract starts). There is no groundwork to be done as your new supply comes through your existing lines, so there is no disruption to your business.
Nothing changes, except in the quality of your service and the money you’re saving. Some of our clients have saved up to 15% on their gas bills by working with us.
At Hurricane Communications, we’re committed to forming long-lasting relationships with our clients. We encourage you to send us a copy of your new bill at any time for a free health check to make sure your new contract is still working for you.