Posts tagged: calculator
2022-08-31Calculating energy costs
Energy costs in the UK, and globally, have been rising significantly as a result of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Energy prices for domestic (i.e. residential/household) consumers in the UK have been subject to a “cap”1 calculated by the energy regulator, Ofgem. The price cap is usually quoted in terms of it’s annual value, which possibly isn’t the most useful approach, especially as we head into the winter months. So I tried to estimate what my energy costs might be… and then I turned that exercise into an interactive calculator that others can use.
2021-05-12How much is that meeting in the window?
No matter what job we do or who we work for all of us have been in meetings that we knew weren’t worth it. For those of us in the public sector there’s the added pressure knowing that we’re paid by the taxpayer. A couple of weeks ago a friend who works in another government department (for arguments sake the Department for Action) was lamenting that they and their team of six were asked by a someone in another government department (let’s say the Ministry of Meetings) to have a meeting with their team about a joint project they were working on.