Water deregulation in England – an aid to navigation

Water deregulation in England – an aid to navigation

The water market in England is deregulating, giving business the chance to tap into savings and other opportunities. Here’s how it will affect your organisation.

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21 April 2017
Summary of water news – weekending 21 April 2017

Summary of water news – weekending 21 April 2017

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A brand-new water retailer – Tor Water – has applied to Ofwat for a water supply and sewerage licence. Tor Water is a privately-financed limited company, based in Exeter, which will focus on the South West of England and seeks to provide an “unsurpassed level of customer service at a…

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13 April 2017
Dee Valley Water company take over by Severn Trent

Dee Valley Water company take over by Severn Trent

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More than a dozen workers at the Wrexham-based Dee Valley Water company face losing their jobs after its £84m takeover by Severn Trent. The new owners have undertaken a review and feel there are “areas of duplication” and are, so far, unable to find alternative roles for 14 people. Concerns…

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13 April 2017
Views on energy brokers ‘negative among businesses’

Views on energy brokers ‘negative among businesses’

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Energy brokers have maintained their influence on business contract choice but views on them are “more negative than positive” among businesses. That’s according to new research released by Ofgem, which aimed to find how micro and small businesses – up to 49 employees across their sites – engage in the…

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13 April 2017
£425 million Anglian Water investment underway

£425 million Anglian Water investment underway

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Anglian Water is setting the wheels in motion for almost half a billion pounds of investment in the East of England for the coming financial year. The funds will be ploughed into areas that customers say matter most to them after views were gathered during the company’s biggest ever public…

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12 April 2017

Water News – week ending 7 April 2017

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There are concerns that the water retail market is on the road to a ‘big six’. Northumbrian and Anglian have announced plans to merge their business retail arms to create Wave. This is the third high-profile merger seen in the sector. Following electricity deregulation, the supplier pool diminished as the…

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04 April 2017

Water News – Week Concluding 4 April 2017

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Businesses will save £200million a year on their bills according to water regulator ­Ofwat, as the biggest shake-up of the water sector since the 1989 privatisation of the market comes into force this week. Ofwat says that injecting competition into the business market will reduce costs, as well as the…

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03 April 2017
Water News – Week Concluding 3 April 2017

Water News – Week Concluding 3 April 2017

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Northumbrian Water have confirmed Anglian Water Business (AWB) and NWG Business (NWGB) have joined forces to create a new water and wastewater retailer to non-household customers in England and Scotland – known as Wave,  the new joint venture intends to become a multi-utility retailer, providing gas and electricity services in…

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