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A Regional Collective Purchasing Scheme Endorsed by Business Owners in the Black Country

The scheme launched to positive support from local businesses. Read more of this enterprising collective purchasing scheme in the Wolverhampton Express & Star.

The scheme has received endorsement by local MPs and prominent business people from the Black Country. Sham Sharma, chairman of the Wolverhampton Business Forum, said of the scheme: "I welcome the fact that Compare Energy Bills, a Wolverhampton based company, is helping other local businesses to reduce their costs."

Many Black Country businesses have been quick to see the savings potential offered by collective energy switching. Henry Carver said: "Business energy costs have increased by almost 60% in the past year and if this trend were to continue the viability of many Black Country businesses, particularly in the manufacturing sector, would be at risk." Mr Carver continued; "We have worked with Compare Energy Bills for some time and fully endorse their collective purchasing scheme to drive down costs for the local business community."

Other Black Country based companies already working with Compare Energy Bills include; Burke Brothers, Capital Appliance Centre, Claremont Care, The Mount, Murrays Chemists and Free Radio.

These and other local business owners, who have opted-in to this free energy saving scheme, understand the buying power that comes from forming a like minded group. It has allowed our team to negotiate a much better deal with the energy providers on their behalf, whilst retaining each businesses own individual utility contract.

The bottom line is, these companies now see significant savings on their gas and electricity bills.

The Black Country Energy scheme represents many businesses located in and around towns and cities such as Wolverhampton, Sandwell and Walsall. The scheme however is open to any business located within the Black Country area.

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Henry Carver (Carvers), Sham Sharma (Wolverhampton Business Forum), Chris Jones (Compare Energy Bills), Paul Uppal (Conservative MP for Wolverhampton South West) and Colin Hole (Compare Energy Bills)

Lisa Bedi explains the benefits for local Business Owners like You

I have found that whilst energy costs have a direct impact on the bottom line many small business owners are currently under such pressure that they haven’t found the time to switch supplier and are on out of contract rates without realising. CEB's Energy Schemes take away the hassle of what can be a complex process and in 80% of cases we are able to achieve a significant reduction in costs

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Lisa Bedi of the Black Country Business Energy Scheme

What is Collective Switching?

Collective switching or collective purchasing is where a group of consumers are brought together through a third party (like Compare Energy Bills) to purchase a specific energy tariff from a UK energy provider.

By pooling your gas and electricity needs with other business owners in your region, we can negogiate better terms with the supplier.

Why Join a Collective?

It may be that joining an Energy scheme is not for you. You don't have to be part of the scheme to get cheaper energy bills. Get in touch to find out how.

For many though, collective switching really does offer greater savings without compromising their individual needs such as 'Going Green'.

Further Reading (DECC)

Further reading is available from The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) or download their Collective Purchasing fact sheet for a bit of offline reading.

Should you still have questions, please get in touch with your regional representativ or call us on 0800 230 0086. It's free.

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