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Outsourcing energy management: getting it right for you

TEAM Bureau

Utilities can often make-up a significant part of a business’s budget. Costs can quickly mount when you take into consideration the additional outlay of operational overheads, stretched resources and increasing bills. As an energy services provider, in recent years we have seen a step-change in a growing number of organisations strategically choosing to outsource their

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There is more to outsourcing your bill validation than you think

How have our internal changes affected our outsourced Bureau service?

It’s true that people use an outsourced energy bureau to maximise their cost recoveries. Our customers recover five times more on average than the cost of the service. A typical service that we provide includes managing, checking and processing your utility bills, verifying your energy data, and negotiating with utility suppliers for cost recoveries. But

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How we can help organisations paint the best year-end picture?

How have our internal changes affected our outsourced Bureau service?

For many organisations, the year-end is April and for many organisations, budgets are set based on what the spend was for the previous year. This is the case for council and NHS trusts. Due to pressures of budget cuts, it’s especially important for them to present the most accurate figures on their energy spend. It

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How our energy Bureau has been transformed to work harder for you

How have our internal changes affected our outsourced Bureau service?

It’s been over 12 months since we undertook a business improvement project that included a thorough business process analysis of our Bureau services department. This analysis, coupled with the implementation of a management information tool and an increase to staff volume by 25%, led to significant improvements within the Bureau. A key part of this

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What are the benefits of an energy bureau service?

Energy Bureau Service

There are multiple benefits for an organisation to use an energy bureau. Here are some of the benefits for handing over responsibility of your invoices and your finance reporting to an outsourced office. Maximised Cost Recovery The main motivation for organisations to outsource is financial savings. Whilst huge savings are not guaranteed, a bureau service

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Signs you need an Energy Bureau Service

An Energy Bureau is something that can bring multiple benefits to an organisation – having the bills handled by an outsourced office, taking away the responsibility of querying invoices, having energy & finance reporting completed on your behalf. Often clients find that once the system is in place and fully integrated to their own ways

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Who needs fuel card validation?

Fuel cards – simple, aren’t they?  Used by companies to make the transactional process of buying fuel easier for fleet cars, you know that you are getting the fuel at the price you have agreed.  Simple!  But then, isn’t that the same concept as utilities – procure & pay?  And from experience within the energy

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