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All businesses use electricity in one way or another, from simply charging up a company laptop to operating heavy machinery, and your business energy contract needs to reflect how and when you use it most. Energy bills are likely to make up most of your business utility costs, so finding the cheapest business electricity prices is vital to keeping bills low. In order to make sure you’re on the very best deal, you’ll need to compare quotes from as wide a range of suppliers as possible. The process of ringing around each supplier is simply too time consuming for most business owners, and that’s why it makes sense to let the energy experts at Uswitch for Business do all the hard work for you – to see how much you could save, give us a call now on 0800 188 4930, or keep reading to find out how you can compare cheap business electricity prices.

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How to compare cheap gas deals

As mentioned, it’s difficult to compare cheap gas deals without running a price comparison. That’s because no two business gas tariffs are the same. To find the cheapest business gas price, brokers like uSwitchForBusiness will search the market for deals that are suited to your requirements. We will then compile a list of the cheapest gas prices available.

However, you won’t want to come into the process blind, so here’s a general guide to what you can expect, based on the size of your business.

Business sizeUnit costStanding charge
Micro business5p - 5.1p per kWh19p - 25p per day
Small business4.5p - 5p per kWh19p - 25p per day
Medium business4.3p - 4.5p per kWh24p - 25p per day

Please note: The figures above are based on industry averages and are only intended as a guide. There are many factors that can impact the amount you pay for your business gas, including consumption habits and the location of your premises.

How to compare cheap gas deals

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How Uswitch business energy comparison works


We find your details

Just enter your business address and we'll use industry data to accurately find and understand your energy usage.


We talk through your quotes

One of our UK-based experts will search our supplier panel and give you a call to talk you through the results on screen.


You choose the deal you want

With all the information to hand, you choose the deal that best suits your business and we'll handle the switch for you.

Your comparison is free.

If you decide to switch, we’ll be paid a commission by the new supplier that is included in the prices we quote.

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