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All the latest blogs from Direct Business Solutions

March 20, 2023

Calum French Adds Another Win to his Record

On the 18th March Calum took his record to an impressive 4-0-0, cementing himself as a future star in the boxing world, and we are happy to support him along the way!

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March 15, 2023

Is Buying Carbon Offsets the Right Choice for you?

What is carbon offsetting? and it is the right choice for your business? We have taken in deep dive into the working of carbon offsetting to give you the answer.

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March 6, 2023

Introducing the Direct Business Group

The trio of companies to complete the Direct Business Group are finally here!

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February 28, 2023

Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics in the Energy Industry

As the world seeks to reduce energy consumption and emissions, AI & data analytics play a crucial role in the energy industry.

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February 22, 2023

Geothermal Energy: A Future Growth Driver for Renewable Energy

As the world shifts towards renewable energy sources, geothermal energy has emerged as a promising option with tremendous potential for growth.

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February 15, 2023

The role of smart cities in creating a more sustainable future!

The future of urban living will come down to the innovation of smart cities over the coming years, solving the issues that come with urbanisation such as traffic congestion, energy consumption and sustainability.

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February 7, 2023

The Impact of Electric Vehicles on the Energy Industry

The rise of electric vehicles (EVs) has been a game-changer for the automotive industry, but its impact has also been felt in the energy sector.

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February 2, 2023

Nuclear Energy, the shaky history, and the hopeful future

Nuclear energy has a long and fascinating history, marked by ground-breaking discoveries and major technological advancements.

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January 19, 2023

The British Canoeing Delivery Partners Conference

On the 26th of January DBS will be attending and taking part in the Delivery Partners Conference for British Canoeing.

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January 19, 2023

Optimising Your Business's Water Bill

Keeping your business's water bill can be a struggle, but with some advice and guidance from industry experts, you can keep them low and under control.

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January 18, 2023

The Direct Trading Solutions Corporate Channel

We have officially launched our corporate channel! Bringing the skills of many together to help more companies than ever take control of their business's energy!

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January 10, 2023

Government Scaled Back Energy Support Scheme for Businesses Announced

After the current business energy support scheme is set to end in April, the Government has now offered a scaled-back £5.5bn in government support to fight ongoing price increases. Costing the taxpayer £12.5bn less than the previous scheme.

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December 15, 2022

Everything you need to know about Energy Management Software

Understanding the benefits that Energy Management Software can have on your business.

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December 8, 2022

Should I Fix My Energy Prices Until 2024?

What type of energy tariff should you choose for your business during times of volatility within the energy industry?

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November 29, 2022

Autumn Statement: What this means for businesses

Information that could impact business in regard to energy from the recent Autumn Statement.

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November 9, 2022

Why are Electric Cars Taking Over?

Electric Vehicles have taken over the world with their boom in popularity!

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November 3, 2022

What Is COP27?

Understanding COP27 and what it entails.

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November 2, 2022

Government Scheme for Business Energy Bills

A brief understanding of the new energy bill relief scheme.

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October 10, 2022

World Mental Health Day

A day to help raise awareness and support good mental health for all.

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September 22, 2022

Is The Energy Crisis Here to Stay? Possibly...

An update on the current energy climate surrounding UK businesses.

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September 14, 2022

Sustainable Technologies

We are constantly hearing about new technologies that are going to ‘change the world’ and ‘bring us closer to net-zero’, however, these never seem to come into fruition and seem to get lost in the constant flow of exciting news being thrown at us on the internet.

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July 28, 2022


Jet Zero is a plan to take the aviation industries carbon emissions to zero by the year 2050. This is a monumental task, as every second, 10 tonnes of jet fuel is burnt by the industry.

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July 11, 2022

The 4 Day Work Week

DBS have officially switched to a 4-day working week, putting an end to the traditional 5-day week popularised by Henry Ford in the 1920s.

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July 6, 2022

Why are energy prices still so high?

During mid to late 2021 the crisis began, gas, electricity, and petrol prices started to rise at an expeditious rate.

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May 23, 2022

British Canoeing Partnership

We are pleased to announce that DBS are now an official partner of British Canoeing. We will now be supplying their delivery partners and stakeholders with sustainable energy solutions, helping them make the steps towards net-zero sport across the UK.

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May 3, 2022

What is Net-Zero?

Although Net-Zero is a long way away for us, doing as much as you can to help is important, as we want our children and their children to live long and happy lives, enjoying the earth as we see it today or even better.

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April 28, 2022

Investing in the future for your business

Investing into green projects or technologies for your business is a great way to not only help combat climate change, but make sure your business is future proof.

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April 28, 2022

How to Save Energy This Summer!

Summer is a great time to be outdoors and have fun. However, the summer can be a time when your bills go up unexpectedly. We have compiled a few tips to make sure this doesn’t happen to you this summer!

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April 28, 2022

How DBS can help your business thrive

As we find you the right prices, source of energy, and take care of all the boring paperwork you would usually dread, you can focus on the growth of your business and enjoy a stress-free process.

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March 23, 2022

What is Energy Procurement?

There are hundreds of energy suppliers across the industry and different types of tariffs you can choose from, this makes it very competitive and difficult to know if you are really getting the best deal for your business.

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March 22, 2022

Types of renewable energy

Although we have used these natural elements hundreds of years, it is only in recent years where we have started to innovate and implement these into our main sources of energy. These are being upgraded and improved constantly and will hopefully be our primary source of power in the next few decades.

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March 22, 2022

What's Impacted the Latest Price Increase in Energy?

Since late 2021, the price of gas has risen to unprecedented levels. Find out why!

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October 20, 2021

Announcing our Sports Fund

We are happy to announce our brand new sports fund, helping grassroots sports and local teams celebrate their success.

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