Small businesses' payment methods for energy in the United Kingdom (UK) 2014

Share of payment methods used by small businesses in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2014

by Statista Research Department, last edited Mar 24, 2015
Small businesses' payment methods for energy in the United Kingdom (UK) 2014 This statistic shows the share of payment methods used by small businesses to pay their energy bills in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2014, by size of business. It shows that larger businesses are more likely to pay their energy bills via direct debit, with 88 percent of businesses with 10 to 49 employees using this payment method, compared to 80 percent of businesses with no employees.
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Share of payment methods used by small businesses in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2014

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All businesses (1502)0 employees (231)1-4 employees (433)5-9 employees (387)10-49 employees (451)
Direct debit85%80%86%87%88%
Standing order4%3%4%3%4%
Pay only on receipt of bill with cash/check/credit card/BACS10%15%9%9%7%
All businesses (1502)0 employees (231)1-4 employees (433)5-9 employees (387)10-49 employees (451)
Direct debit85%80%86%87%88%
Standing order4%3%4%3%4%
Pay only on receipt of bill with cash/check/credit card/BACS10%15%9%9%7%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Mar 24, 2015
This statistic shows the share of payment methods used by small businesses to pay their energy bills in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2014, by size of business. It shows that larger businesses are more likely to pay their energy bills via direct debit, with 88 percent of businesses with 10 to 49 employees using this payment method, compared to 80 percent of businesses with no employees.
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