Energy expert Peter McLeod advises on the right way to approach a supplier for SMEs, without getting taken for a ride.
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Most businesses, regardless of size, want flexibility. In fact, SMEs are known for agility – there are fewer people calling the shots, there are often no clunky legacy systems in place, and they can adapt with the market as it changes.
Since City Room Rentals was founded, Findlay encountered issues from early on with his mobile provider.
Currently, energy suppliers must notify clients when a plan is drawing to a close. The provider must give 42-49 days’ notice, and if the client doesn’t get in touch to switch or renegotiate the deal, then it can rollover the contract.
The best way of tackling a new ethical energy initiative is to speak to your supplier and find a renewable source, and then begin the ongoing process of making improvements in your business to conserve energy where possible.
Environmental concerns are not always the top priority for small business owners. First and foremost, businesses exist to make money, and sometimes other things can take a back seat.
At Gleem, business ethics is everything, and treating staff right, keeping people happy and remaining environmentally friendly are all top priorities.