The Bath BID partners with Meercat, specialists in identifying where individual businesses can make savings. Meercat is a procurement consultancy and operates the National BID Buying Group.
Their savings and support consultants analyse the bill information and provide an easy to understand benchmark report detailing all the savings available to the business. If the business chooses to save your business money by moving to a new supplier, Meercat Associates works with them to make the switch as simple as possible, managing the changing contracts on the levy payers behalf.
This is a FREE service to all Bath BID member. There are no additional costs or commissions payable; the BID levy funds this service (along with many other services and projects delivered by Bath BID).
Meercat has worked exclusively with Business Improvement Districts and operating across the UK to harness the collective buying power of businesses.
Typically a business saves 34% with average member savings of £622. Meercat will help busineeses make savings on:
- Merchant fees
- Testing & safety
- Stationery & print
- Pest control
Why Work with Meercat?
- Fee free and commission free service
- Funded by Bath BIDs to help neutralise the levy fee
- Exclusively for BID members
- Impartial, open and honest advise
- No obligation quotes
- Allows you to focus on your business
- Reduces administration
- Minimises exposure to higher tariffs
- Benefit from wholesale rates unavailable to retailers
To start saving all you the levy payer needs to do is to send Meercat a copy of a single bill for each service. Email the bills to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01444 416 529 to speak to the savings team.