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A Guide to British Gas for Business

British Gas is the UK’s largest energy supplier and perhaps has the best brand recognition of any British energy supplier. They are one of the ‘Big Six’ which have traditionally dominated the energy market. The origins of the company go back to the Gas Light and Coke Company, which was the first public utility company in the world.

British Gas has been through many iterations since then and became the British Gas Corporation in 1973. Now known as British Gas in England and Wales, they operate under Scottish Gas in Scotland. The current CEO of British Gas is Chris O'Shea.

They provide energy services to both residential and commercial customers, including micro-businesses and large multi-site companies. Bespoke contracts are available for business customers.

British Gas Business is a subsidiary of the company Centrica and offers, alongside business electricity & gas supply a range of services for homes and businesses. These include installing EV charging points, commercial air conditioning unit services and installation as well as plumbing and drainage services.

British Gas took on the customers of other energy companies when they went into administration or ceased training several times. Notable recent examples include Breeze Energy in December 2019 and Robin Hood Energy in September 2020.

British Gas Business Trustpilot Reviews

British Gas has a ‘Great’ rating on Trustpilot. They have over 166,000 reviews and an average rank of 3.9 stars.

British Gas Business Prices & Tariffs

British Gas has a wide range of domestic and business tariffs.

For business customers, some of the most popular deals include:

  • Fixed-price energy plan
  • 30-day rolling energy plan
  • Half-hourly meters
  • Renewable business energy
  • Variable price plan
  • Standard variable rates

As the energy market is experiencing turbulent wholesale energy prices, it is a good idea to compare the latest business energy prices here before making any decision about switching suppliers.

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British Gas Business FAQs

  • Who Owns British Gas?

    British Gas is a subsidiary of Centrica. Centrica is an international energy services solution provider, based in Windsor, UK.

  • What Is British Gas Business Contact Number?

    The telephone number for British Gas Business customer service enquiries is: 0330 818 4212

    The line is open between 8 am and 6 pm Monday – Friday.

    For British Gas Residential Customer Services: 0333 202 9802

    The line is open between 8 am and 8 pm Monday – Friday.

    If you are a British Gas Lite customer, they operate entirely online. You can contact them via the chat function on the mobile app or website. You can log a request at any time, but the webchat team are only online Monday – Friday 9 am – 5 pm.

    Switching with an online energy broker like Business Energy takes the stress and hassle out of changing to a new business energy supplier. Why? We handle all the administration. Our dedicated energy advisors will support you through the process and help you find the cheapest business energy deal.

  • Where Is The British Gas Head Office?

    The head office for British Gas is:

    British Gas

    PO Box 4805



    West Sussex


  • Do British Gas For Business Have Any Green Tariffs?

    British Gas has several green tariffs. British Gas is carbon neutral across all its tariffs. Renewables make up 76% of the company’s energy fuel source, with nuclear at 24%. These figures are way above the UK average.

    British Gas provides:

    -        Renewable electricity

    -        Renewable gas

    -        Power purchase agreements (PPA)

    These tariffs guarantee the renewable origin of energy supplied. Renewable energy is provided by wind, solar and hydro sources.

    Businesses with more than 150,000 kWh of electricity and gas can also access bespoke renewable deals.

  • Do British Gas Have Any Awards?

    British Gas has won many awards over its long history. Some of the recent awards the company has been given include the following:

    -        2020 Fleet News – Fleet of the Year for +1,000 vehicles.

    -        2020 uSwitch – Large Supplier of the Year.

    -        2015 Oil & Gas UK Awards - Oil & Gas Authority Maximising Economic Recovery (MER) UK Award (won by Centrica)

  • What Is British Gas' Cancellation Policy?

    Unfortunately, cancelling a British Gas business contract while the contract is active will usually mean exit fees. These can be expensive but will vary depending on the contract. British Gas will inform you when your current contract is up for renewal and when you will have a 90-day window to switch to a new contract for free.

    You can cancel with British Gas at any time. Call or write to them to confirm that you wish to leave your contract. They will ask you to confirm a final meter reading unless you have a smart meter.

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