Business energy costs

Government Energy Bill Relief Scheme

The government has announced a discount on gas and electricity unit prices for businesses, VCFSE sector and public sector organisations. Discounts will be applied to energy use initially between 1 October 2022 and 31 March 2023.

Here For Business: the cost of doing business

GC Business Growth Hub’s Here For Business portal provides businesses with the latest news and resources to help tackle rising costs and access practical support. They also offer a series of weekly webinars to help businesses navigate difficult issues.

GC Business Growth Hub resource efficiency

Help for SMEs to find opportunities to cut energy, materials and water consumption and reduce the waste from existing processes. Find out more about sustainability and net zero.

Bee Net Zero

Bee Net Zero is making Greater Manchester the easiest place in the UK to become a net zero business. They offer support and advice to improve energy performance within a business and transition to a zero carbon economy.

Energy Saving Trust

The Energy Saving Trust provides insight, advice, training and consultancy services to communities, local authorities, government and businesses. They advise on home energy efficiency, low carbon transport, and renewable energy generation.


Ofgem provide information and advice on managing your business energy bills.

GM Chamber of Commerce

GM Chamber of Commerce provide useful tips to help your business manage energy usage.

Federation of Small Business

The Federation of Small Business recommends an energy management plan to help businesses monitor energy use. It can help to discover ways of reducing wasted energy including heat controllers, insulation and LED Lights.