Survey: Soaring energy costs ‘number one concern’ for UK business

Energy costs are now the number one concern for UK businesses, eclipsing concerns about the post-pandemic economic recovery, a new survey of British firms has found. A poll of more than 200 large businesses commissioned by the business solutions arm of energy company Npower found more than three quarters of firms see spiraling and volatile … Read more

The energy crunch and the confidence crisis: Why listening to the voice of business is more crucial than ever

It is fair to say that the past two years have been challenging for UK businesses. We are emerging from significant upheaval into even more uncertainty – rising inflation, reduction in government pandemic support and increased energy market volatility. All of these things are having a major impact on business confidence, with investment decisions being … Read more