In preparation for water deregulation for the English business market in April 2017, energy consultancy Utilitywise has teamed up with Business Stream, the largest operator in the Scottish non-domestic water market, to offer an innovative one-stop package for water, gas and electricity in Scotland, where deregulation has already taken place.

The partnership is a blueprint for the types of deal that will be on offer to small and medium-sized businesses when the non-domestic water market in England is deregulated in April 2017.

The combined tariff comes after a recent Utilitywise-sponsored survey found that over half (58%) of Scottish businesses said they were interested in getting their gas, electricity and water as part of a combined package.

The new offer will enable business customers to secure exclusive deals for their electricity, gas and water, with access to smart online tools allowing them to take control of their utility spend.

Jo Dow, Chief Executive of Business Stream, said: “This is an innovative, triple utility offer designed to appeal to SME customers, enabling them to save time, money and effort. This new partnership makes it easier for customers to buy all their essential utilities in one place and to manage their accounts online at a time and place which suits them.”

Brendan Flattery, CEO of Utilitywise, added: “This partnership will provide Business Stream customers with access to competitive energy prices as well as cutting edge technologies and services to help them reduce utility consumption and save even more money on their electricity, gas and water bills.