Market Update – 12th December 2017

December 12, 2017

Market Update – 12th December 2017 This morning has seen several suppliers pull their Gas Matrix pricing with immediate effect, there will also be issues with bespoke Gas pricing, given several key factors affecting the UK Gas Market. Yesterday, the Forties Pipeline in the North Sea, which transports approximately 40% of Britain’s Oil and Gas […]

Company Spotlight – Jacob Hall

November 17, 2017

Online Direct employs over 80 full-time members of staff across a range of departments, spanning OutBroker, Commercial, Customer Services, Business Development, Finance, IT and HR. We are profiling some of the people that help make the business the success that it is today.   Straight out of University and looking for a career with a […]

Company Spotlight: Ellie-May Barker

October 20, 2017

Online Direct is committed to helping people get on the career ladder through its Apprenticeship scheme with partner Starting Off. One of the Scheme’s success stories is Ellie-May Barker who joined five years ago and has since worked her way up the business to her current role of Supplier Relationship Analyst.   “Why join as […]

DCP 161 and forthcoming changes to excess capacity charges

September 19, 2017

Online Direct are keen to ensure you stay up to date with any key industry changes. This update is to help explain about DCP 161, and the forthcoming changes to the Distribution Connection and Use of System Agreement. The changes come in to effect from April 2018, and will see the introduction of penalties for […]

Company Spotlight – Kirstie Gwilliam

September 15, 2017

Our Company Spotlight series profiles some of the 90 employees based at Online Direct’s head office in Northampton. Today is the turn of Kirstie Gwilliam, who whilst only being with the business for a short time, is looking for a long-term career within the company. Kirstie Gwilliam joined the business just seven months ago as […]

Company Spotlight: Reece Minards

August 18, 2017

Online Direct works with Starting Off, a specialist recruitment firm which helps place Apprentices into businesses in Northamptonshire. Reece Minards joined Online Direct as an Apprentice in 2015 and shares his success story:     You can’t but help notice Reece in the busy Online Direct office and be drawn to his enthusiasm. He confidently […]

Company Spotlight: Apprenticeship Scheme

August 17, 2017

Online Direct has been championing Apprenticeships for the last eight years with the scheme going from strength to strength. Learn more about this fantastic initiative from Online Direct’s Recruitment and HR Advisor Keisha Kole: As a business Online Direct has always been passionate about growing internal talent, which is one of the reasons our Apprenticeship […]

Top Tips Energy Saving for Businesses

August 11, 2017

We’ve compiled some of the best advice we have read, to help you, and your customers, save money on your Utility bills. Turn your lights off – If you’re not using a light, switch it off. Even if it is off for just a short while, you will save more energy than it would take […]

Top Tips for Data Security

July 14, 2017

Given the current climate, Online Direct is keen to offer you some advice on keeping your data and customer information secure. With many stories of large scale cyber attacks making the national news, and with so much competition for the sale of fresh energy data, here is what we suggest: Strong Passwords - Simple but effective, […]

Market Update – LNG Gas Shipment

July 6, 2017

This week sees the UK set to receive the first shipment of liquefied natural gas from the United States. The LNG carrier is scheduled to arrive on Saturday, carrying enough gas to cover approximately half of the UK’s average daily summer demand. The delivery will add more diversity to the source of gas supply to […]