This article talks about the variation in costs across the country and then talks about how salaries balance things out.
The problem is that small business owners are often so busy that they simply don't get time to review the market and check that they are getting the best deals. Perhaps I can help?
I'm not an energy specialist but I know people who are:
Telecoms: talk to Equinox Consulting
Energy: talk to Switched On
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I hope this helps
Small businesses in the City of London have lower annual energy bills than anywhere else in the UK, while Liverpool SMEs pay the most. This is according to a study by energy comparison experts Love Energy Savings, which looked at the most and least expensive places to set up a business.