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

Government taps oil and gas profits to help pay for fresh £15bn energy bills support

Rishi Sunak has announced a temporary levy on oil and gas company profits in order to help fund a fresh £15bn package of measures to support households facing soaring energy bills today, marking a major U-turn from the Chancellor’s previous referral to back a so- called ‘windfall tax’. Following record high oil and gas prices … Read more