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The UK’s leading energy and sustainability advisor are here to support Make UK members

Inspired PLC provides expert insight and consultancy to optimise the energy and sustainability strategy of over 500 manufacturers and energy intensive clients.

With UK businesses facing increasing pressure to get serious about sustainability, Inspired PLC can help Make UK members create a perfect-fit utilities management solution, helping you to reduce the price you pay, as well as reducing your consumption.

Net Zero is a challenge but with the right support and advice, can present businesses with a range of commercially and operationally beneficial opportunities. Inspired PLC’s solutions create a clear and actionable long-term plan, making investment easier to obtain and carbon reductions quicker to realise.

If you're already a Make UK member, please email [email protected] to find out more.


Support available to Make UK members:

My Net Zero Toolkit

‘My Net Zero Toolkit’ is a service provided by Inspired PLC that will guide UK manufacturers’ towards Net Zero by 2050 (or earlier if possible) and help them to respond to the imperative of climate action.

The toolkit is intended to enable all members, wherever they are in their Net Zero journey, to understand that it is possible to plan their future business in a climate-responsible manner, and that they will reap the benefits of this strategy. The toolkit includes:

1. Carbon Footprint

2. Site Surveys

3. Project Implementation

4. Track and report

The toolkit full service brochure can be accessed via the Inspired PLC website.


Manufacturers across the UK have been tackling volatile energy prices over the past few years. Given the current market rates, as well as the overall downward trend we’ve seen in recent months, members are also invited to have a chat with the experts at Inspired PLC, who have an excellent understanding of manufacturing and can help you plan your energy strategy.

Exemption Schemes

As a manufacturer, you could be missing out on environmental levy relief available to high-intensity energy users. Various levy exemption schemes could help you save you thousands on your energy bills.


Compliance doesn’t have to be a costly exercise. Inspired PLC’s proactive approach will help you turn legislative compliance schemes including ESOS, SECR and TCFD into an opportunity to deliver real change and kick-start your Net Zero journey.

Efficiency and Sustainability

The energy landscape is changing and there is increasing pressure on organisations to become more sustainable. Inspired PLC can help you outline your plans, make positive commitments, and reduce your costs and carbon emissions.

Energy Accounting

Inspired PLC offer a range of solutions including invoice validation and retrospective audits, to help you understand consumption, get on top of billing anomalies, and identify any savings or refunds you could be owed. We’ve already recovered over £600m in savings and refunds from billing errors for our clients.

Inspired PLC values its role in meeting the UK’s target and aims to be Net Zero before 2050. The steps Inspired PLC have taken on their own carbon-reduction journey means they’re ready to lead others towards adapting to a Net Zero economy. 

They have 650 experts located throughout the UK and Ireland, giving a depth of experience and expertise that is reflected by their position as the UK’s number one advisor by Cornwall Insight (2018-2022).

If you need advice on creating and delivering your energy strategy, Inspired PLC can advise you on how best to start and implement your decarbonisation journey.

If you're already a Make UK member, please email [email protected] to get in touch.

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