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You need to be aware that when you move into a property you need to arrange a new contract.

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We get a lot of bombardment by price checking sites to cut down our domestic utility bills but did you know that  www.energyhelpline.com/business will do the very same service for energy suppliers to business.   

On 30 July 2012 they quoted their best rates as;

  • Gas: 2.793p/kwh
  • Electricity: 8.76p/kwh

Check your bill and see what you are paying.

You need to be aware that when you move into a property you need to arrange a new contract.  If you don’t then you will often be charged ‘out of contract’ rates which are invariably significantly higher.  The previous tenants energy suppliers will continue to provide energy until you renegotiate or switch.

If you don’t know who your current supplier is then for Gas call 0870 608 1524 (xoserve) for Electricity you need to contact your local Meter Point Advisory Service (MPAS) (use a search engine). They will also give you your 21 digit supply number (MPAN).

If you need a one point helpline ring 0800 008 7772

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