British Gas - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: May, 2015 |    No of Pages: 42 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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British Gas - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides a comprehensive insight into the company’s history, corporate strategy, business structure and operations. The report contains a detailed SWOT analysis, information on the company’s key employees, key competitors and major products and services.

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Scope

- Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
- Corporate strategy – GlobalData’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
- SWOT analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
- Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
- Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
- Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
- Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
- Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
- Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
- Important locations and subsidiaries – A list of key locations and subsidiaries of the company, including contact details.

Highlights

British Gas (British Gas), is an energy utility company. The company undertakes distribution of gas and electricity. It supplies electricity and gas to residential retail; commercial wholesale; and small, medium and large industrial customers. The company also provides services related to installation and maintenance of central heating and gas appliances. British Gas offers business solutions for central heating, plumbing, drains, home electrics and kitchen appliances. It also provides installation of domestic, monitored home security systems along with comprehensive maintenance and breakdown services for electrical white goods, plumbing and home security services. British Gas comprises operations of British Gas Services Limited and British Gas New Heating Limited. The company operates as a subsidiary of Centrica plc. British Gas is headquartered in Staines, the UK.

British Gas Key Recent Developments

Apr 27, 2015: British Gas Invests £50 Million In Customer Service Excellence
Mar 30, 2015: CMA grants permission for electricity distribution network price controls appeals
Mar 06, 2015: Southwark homes receive £16 million investment for energy efficiency makeover
Dec 02, 2013: British Gas Energy Bills To Reduce By Over £50
Nov 28, 2013: Nissan and British Gas launch UK's largest ever electric commercial vehicle trial

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- Gain key insights into the company for academic or business research purposes. Key elements such as SWOT analysis and corporate strategy are incorporated in the profile to assist your academic or business research needs.
- Identify potential customers and suppliers with this report’s analysis of the company’s business structure, operations, major products and services and business strategy.
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- Examine potential investment and acquisition targets with this report’s detailed insight into the company’s strategic, business and operational performance.

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 4
List of Figures 5
Section 1 - About the Company 6
British Gas - Key Facts 6
British Gas - Key Employees 7
British Gas - Key Employee Biographies 8
British Gas - Major Products and Services 9
British Gas - History 11
British Gas - Locations And Subsidiaries 14
Head Office 14
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 14
Section 2 – Company Analysis 15
British Gas - Business Description 15
British Gas - Corporate Strategy 16
British Gas - SWOT Analysis 17
SWOT Analysis - Overview 17
British Gas - Strengths 17
Strength - Technological Leverage 17
Strength - Business Portfolio 17
Strength - Synergy with Centrica Plc 17
British Gas - Weaknesses 18
Weakness - Business Performance: Residential Energy Supply 18
British Gas - Opportunities 19
Opportunity - Organic Growth Initiatives 19
Opportunity - UK Energy Bill 19
British Gas - Threats 20
Threat - Volatility in Electricity and Gas Prices 20
Threat - Technological Changes in End Use Markets 20
Threat - Growing Competition 20
British Gas - Key Competitors 21
Section 3 – Company’s, Power, Oil & Gas Financial Deals and Alliances 22
British Gas, Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 22
British Gas, Clean Technology, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 23
British Gas, Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 24
British Gas, Power, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 25
British Gas, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 26
British Gas, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 27
British Gas, Recent Deals Summary 28
Section 4 – Company’s Recent Developments 29
Apr 27, 2015: British Gas Invests £50 Million In Customer Service Excellence 29
Mar 30, 2015: CMA grants permission for electricity distribution network price controls appeals 30
Mar 06, 2015: Southwark homes receive £16 million investment for energy efficiency makeover 31
Dec 05, 2014: British Gas Business Becomes First UK Company To Sign The European Code Of Conduct For Energy Performance Contracting 32
Dec 04, 2014: OFGEM Secures £11.1M From British Gas For Failing To Meet Environmental Obligations 33
Nov 20, 2014: Centrica IMS 34
Nov 16, 2014: GDF, BG May Sign Deal To Link West Borollos Gas Field With West Delta Processing Plant 37
Nov 06, 2014: CGI selected by British Gas to provide interface to the Data and Communications Company for the management of smart meters 38
Oct 31, 2014: British Gas Announces Management Changes 39
Oct 15, 2014: Plymouth homes set to become some of the most energy efficient in the UK with a £4.2million makeover 40
Section 5 – Appendix 41
Methodology 41
About GlobalData 41
Contact Us 41
Disclaimer 41

List of Tables

British Gas, Key Facts 6
British Gas, Key Employees 7
British Gas, Key Employee Biographies 8
British Gas, Major Products and Services 9
British Gas, History 11
British Gas, Subsidiaries 14
British Gas, Key Competitors 21
British Gas, Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 22
British Gas, Clean Technology, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 23
British Gas, Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 24
British Gas, Power, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 25
British Gas, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 26
British Gas, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 27
British Gas, Recent Deals Summary 28
Units 41

List of Figures

British Gas, Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 22
British Gas, Clean Technology, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 23
British Gas, Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 24
British Gas, Power, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 25
British Gas, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 26
British Gas, Oil & Gas, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 27


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