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CBI insight to help support your business in this high cost, high inflation environment

Firms have faced the challenges of the past two years head on - but - now are experiencing steeply rising energy costs, general inflation pressures alongside labour and supply shortages. This crisis is going nowhere soon, so the CBI is doing all we can to support members and the wider community through these difficult times.


Can the Government reassure markets and stabilise the economy both before and after the medium-term fiscal event, now confirmed for 31 October? We will be working with the government to help them to prioritise their activity and to ensure we have an affordable plan for sustainable economic growth that drives investment and supports living standards.

  • The Prime Minister and Cabinet to continue energy bill support for people and businesses

  • The Office for Budget Responsibility to be put on official notice

  • The government to keep making pro-growth decisions, whilst delivering to help re-build business confidence

What can your business do now?

Businesses across the country are continuing and stepping up support for their customers, colleagues and communities. Discover examples of what other firms are doing, and explore exclusive CBI intelligence and practical resources to help your business manage increasing energy costs, support your people and boost your operational resilience.

  • Future of Work —

    Manage rising costs in your workforce

  • Net zero —

    Manage rising energy costs

  • UK policy —

    Boost your business’ operational resilience

  • Economic —

    Access the latest intelligence from the CBI’s economic experts


Browse exclusive CBI resources and activity designed to help your business navigate the rising cost of doing business.

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