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About BCR Associates

  1. 1. Cost Reduction For BusinessesLee DavisonNeil Rice<br />
  2. 2. About Us<br />Established in 2005<br />Offering cost reduction services across 10 areas of key business spend<br />UK wide customer base<br />Cost reduction relevant for small and large companies in all sectors (private and public)<br />One of the most considered cost reduction companies in the UK<br />2009 foundational franchise and in 2010 full franchise successfully launched<br />
  3. 3. Why Cost Reduction?<br />The majority of businesses spend on at least 5 services:<br /><ul><li>Electricity
  4. 4. Telecoms
  5. 5. Insurance
  6. 6. Banking
  7. 7. Business rates</li></ul>Owners/directors often too busy to look at contracts/bills<br />Contracts can be complex and difficult to understand or compare<br />Continuing economic downturn - government cuts of £60billion public sector spending by 2014 (£6b already cut in first 2 weeks after election)<br />
  8. 8. Why use BCR Associates?<br />Zero cost reviews– no commission and ALL savings passed on in full (except water, forensic banking and business rates) <br />100% of savings passed onto clients<br />Exclusive rates and tariffs (volume of trade)<br />Independent<br />Brokerage – procurement services<br />Consultancy – expertadvice, management of complex/diverse service requirements<br />Fully managed service – from initial tendering to renewals<br />
  9. 9. Our Services<br /><ul><li>Energy – mains supplied gas and electricity, data management and advice
  10. 10. Telecommunications – mobile, landline, data
  11. 11. Insurance – credit, general, tailored
  12. 12. Water – rebates, audits, leak detection, bill reduction
  13. 13. Finance– asset, FOREX, refinance, forensic banking
  14. 14. Vehicle– leasing and finance services
  15. 15. Staff – absentee management, HR legislation compliance and obligations
  16. 16. Business Rates – reassessments, appeals, rebates
  17. 17. Green Services – advice, carbon emissions/footprints, CRC compliance</li></li></ul><li>Who uses our services?<br />Company directors – SMEs and larger<br />Purchasing managers - SMEs and larger<br />Company owners– typically smaller businesses<br />Professional services – accountants, law firms<br />Associations – leisure, tourism, memberships<br />Business groups – business councils, associations, memberships<br />
  18. 18. Case Study - British Gas<br />Record Profits!<br /><ul><li>Profits >£550,000,000
  19. 19. Up>50% on previous record</li></li></ul><li>Manage Suppliers<br />
  20. 20. Manage Renewals<br />92% Increase!<br />2% actual increase!<br />
  21. 21. Energy savings we have achieved recently for customers:<br />Plymouth based food manufacturer<br />Savings: The recent renewal of their 1-year gas contract has saved the company £138,403 per year or a 44% reduction<br />Home Counties Golf Club<br />Savings: We managed to negotiate a saving of £6,800 on their annual gas - an annual saving of 39.9%<br />Small car sales company in Exeter and Taunton<br />Savings: We managed to negotiated a saving of £4,051 (25.6%) on their annual electricity over 2 sites<br />Well known South West UK national hunt racecourse<br />Savings: over £11,600 across the electricity supplies plus a further saving of £1,700 off gas, over 12 months<br />Scottish specialist brewery. <br />Savings :Included over £250,000 energy<br />Regional Spa Hotel with 213 rooms. <br />Savings :A found savings of £22,000 on energy, £8,000 on water and £2,600 on telecommunications<br />
  22. 22. Energy Summary<br />A Carbon Trust Survey (Jan ‘10) : rising energy prices and higher taxes “biggest worries facing British businesses in 2010”<br />566 new clients assisted in 2009<br />1,289 sites managed<br />Average saving 27%<br />Over £2.5 million savings realised for clients on energy<br />Renewal rate of over 80%<br />
  23. 23. Ourpanel of suppliers:<br />
  24. 24. Some of our clients:<br />Cheltenham Racecourse<br />South Bank Centre<br />Australian Embassy<br />Covent Garden<br />Russian Embassy<br />
  25. 25. Lee Davison and Neil Rice<br /> BCR Associates<br />0844 880 9840<br />lee.davison@bcrassociates.co.uk<br /> neil.rice@bcrassociates.co.uk<br />www.bcrassociates-rd.co.uk<br />