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Why use Uswitch to compare business energy?

Uswitch is the most popular energy comparison site in the UK and we’ve helped more than five million people switch their energy tariff. 

It’s quick and easy to compare and switch business energy tariffs with Uswitch and our partners UswitchforBusiness. We compare business energy deals from the big six energy providers alongside specialist business energy suppliers so you can find the deal that suits you. 

Why use UswitchforBusiness?

Our business energy comparison service is designed to take the hassle out of switching your utilities, so you can get on with running your business.

You can send us your details online or call us for free and we’ll compare business energy deals that are suitable for you. It doesn’t matter if you’re a sole trader or a blue chip business - if you run a business that pays energy bills, we’ll do our best to help you find a cheap business energy tariff.

Running a Uswitch business energy comparison should save plenty of time compared to approaching business electric and gas providers yourself. To effectively compare business energy prices you need to compare quotes from several providers. We'll save you time by searching for the best business energy prices on your behalf.

Why should I run a business energy comparison?

Just like domestic energy, the best rates are usually offered to new customers. If you signed up to a fixed rate business energy tariff and the plan has ended or ends soon, you could be automatically rolled onto a new contract. This contract might not offer the best value for you, so it’s important to shop around.

If you moved to a business premises without agreeing a contract with a supplier, you might be on a deemed contract. These types of business energy contract are on average 80% more expensive than negotiated contracts, so you could make significant savings by running a business energy comparison and switching.

How do I choose the best business energy supplier?

UswitchforBusiness provides a simple and efficient service to find the best energy deals for businesses of all shapes and sizes. We do all the search for you, so you don’t have to spend time trawling through all the commercial energy suppliers’ offers. 

Simply enter your postcode and we’ll work out your energy usage. One of our UK-based energy experts will compare business energy quotes for you and give you a quick call back to discuss your options.

Alternatively, call us for free and we’ll discuss your business energy needs. 

Business energy suppliers

As well as specialist commercial energy providers, some well-known domestic energy suppliers also offer business gas and electricity tariffs for companies of all sizes.

  • British Gas business

  • EDF Energy

  • E.ON

  • npower for Business

  • ScottishPower

  • SSE

  • Contract Natural Gas (CNG)

  • Corona Energy

  • Dual Energy

  • Gazprom

  • Haven Power

  • Opus Energy

  • Orsted Energy

What to consider when you compare business energy suppliers

There are a number of factors to consider when choosing a new business energy supplier. 

Different business electric and gas providers will have their own terms and conditions, as well as benefits and drawbacks that might make or break your decision to commit to a new business energy contract.

How do I switch my business energy?

By using a business energy broker such as UswitchforBusiness, you can save yourself the time and hassle of contacting countless business electric suppliers and gas suppliers.

UswitchforBusiness has relationships with dozens of suppliers across the country and can help you run a business energy comparison or gas comparison.

To switch your business energy:

  1. Check your renewal window on your current energy contract and see when you’re allowed to switch suppliers

  2. Contact UswitchforBusiness on 0800 188 4930 or request a call back by filling in the quote form

  3. Tell the business energy experts about your business’s energy requirements including whether you want to run a business electricity comparison, gas comparison or both

  4. Leave the rest to us and we’ll get back to you with a shortlist of the cheapest business electricity and gas deals for you

If your business energy contract is not in its renewal window, let us know and we’ll monitor the situation and get back in touch to remind you to switch.

What's different about switching business energy?

If you’ve never switched business energy before, you might think it’s similar to switching your domestic energy – something many people do on a yearly basis to save money.

While there are some similarities, there are also some key differences:

1. You can’t compare and switch business energy online. While the whole domestic energy switching process can be done online on a site like Uswitch, it’s a slightly different process for businesses. Thankfully with Uswitchforbusiness you can start the process online and we’ll do all the hard work for you. Once you’ve submitted your information online, we’ll contact you to help you find the cheapest business electricity and gas for your needs.

2. Business energy contracts are longer. Household energy contracts tend to last for 12-18 months, while commercial energy contracts can last for up to five years. That means you can fix your business energy prices for longer and don’t have to shop around as regularly.

3. Business gas and electricity is separate. While many households use the same supplier for gas and electricity, there’s no such thing as a dual fuel tariff for commercial energy. We'll help you to compare business electric suppliers as well as gas suppliers.

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*Based on energy contracts arranged from 01 Jan 2018 to 30 Jun 2018 by UswitchforBusiness, when compared to prices or renewal quotes from existing suppliers.