The cost of your business' energy usage is not to be underestimated - the Department of Energy and Climate Change’s (DECC) 2013 statistics showed that the average electricity bill for a medium-sized business (51-250 employees) was £4,280 per month!
Keeping an eye on your business’ energy usage can help you make some small changes to drive down bills - and also make it easier to get better gas and/or electricity packages for your company.
Business Cost Saving have some great advice on how to reduce your kWh usage, leaving you with some extra £££s for your business.
As a owner or director of a business, you not only need to manage your business' finances, you'll also need to submit your Self Assessment tax return, which can now be done online through GOV.UK Verify.
When registering to use GOV.UK online services, you will need to have your identity verified. CitizenSafe is one of the Government's trusted identity providers and you'll find us on the list of companies you can chose to prove that you are who you say you are. After you've registered with us, you'll be able to log in to GOV.UK and access your Self Assessment form whenever you need to. You'll also be able to sign up for alerts to make sure you don’t miss the important deadlines!
To find out more about online Self Assessment, check out our "What is a Personal Tax Account" article.