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The Cost Reduction Experts

Cost Centre Services (CCS) was founded by Simon Binks in 2000 after the growing demand for his services by businesses needing a professional, reputable and effective cost reduction management service they could rely on.

Simon started CCS to...

“Reduce the poor billing standards in the industry and provide our clients with professional cost analysis, innovative solutions, excellent service and the best independent energy package able to deliver significant financial benefits to their business.”


Leading The Way In Cost Reduction Solutions

CCS has industry recognised accreditations, is totally independent and is currently registered with 23 suppliers - perhaps one of the biggest portfolios in the UK. With access to such a vast amount of information we gain a comprehensive knowledge about the range of quotes available for clients

We're proud to be recognised in the industry for the services we provide being placed second by the judges in the INDEPENDENT ENERGY CONSULTANT of the year award 2010. We belong to the UTILITIES INTERMEDIARIES ASSOCIATION http://www.UIA.org.uk a Trade Association dedicated to improving service standards within the industry.  As Full Members we agree and operate the UIA Code of Practice providing clients with a redress scheme if they are ever dissatisfied with our services. And for client's peace of mind, we are also ISO 9001: 2008 registered.

When you join CCS as a Licensed Senior Associate you'll have the support you need to help you achieve great success in your business. Plus with offices nationwide we've built a well respected national brand which you can benefit from when launching your own CCS branded business with the confidence of support and industry knowledge through the brand and training you'll receive. 


CCS Head Office

Simon Binks - Founder & Managing Director

Benefit directly from Simon's wealth of experience and industry knowledge. Once fully trained you'll have everything you need to succeed however, from time to time there may be specific situations that need a little extra expertise to help you manage a satisfactory resolution for a client. Simon can provide this and is available for advice and consultation to help you progress your business forward.  

Chris Binks - Cost Analyst

Since joining in April 2009 Chris has been expertly managing the CMC software and provides additional support and help you may need. He also provides back up support on operational and pricing book matters to ensure our Licensed Senior Associates always have accurate and up to date information to provide to their clients. 

Ric Hartnell - Data Supportl

Ric joined us at CCS Head Office in August 2011 after graduating from University the year before. As a fully trained member of the CCS team, Ric expertly manages our client base and provides CMC back support.

So you're assured of expert support from CCS Head Office when you need it.

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becoming a CCS Licensed Senior Associate


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"CCS is an excellent company providing quality support. The CMC programme is just brilliant,"

Brian Coley. CCS Solihull


"When we decided to enter the business energy market, we had the choice of either developing our own internal systems and relationships or partnering with a business which had already developed a proven system. When we saw what was being offered by Cost Centre Services, it would have made no sense whatsoever to try to reinvent
the wheel."

John Miller. Founder of Atlantic Business Resources.
CCS Royal Tunbridge Wells


NatWest is pleased to provide advice and guidance to people considering the CCS Licence and where appropriate finance up to 70% of the set up costs, subject to credit assessment.

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"Cost Centre Services won SILVER in the SME business category at Britain's Best Business Awards 2012 held at Edinburgh Castle on 10th September. The awards are presented to companies that can demonstrate that they are setting high standards and achieving ambitious targets in their business performance."