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 delayed to help mitigate against the increased risk we are all facing.

It is also having a direct impact on business performance. The recent news that leading fertiliser manufacturer, CF Industries, has permanently closed a plant due to high gas costs should sound a warning shot to businesses and government, particularly those companies in energy intensive industries.

That is why it is more important than ever that the voice of business is heard at a time when government is shaping policy around energy independence and net zero.

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