Managing the impact

How might rising costs affect my business?

Managing the current economic climate

The first step toward building an effective plan is getting a clear view of the situation.

Understand how rising costs are affecting businesses and discover expertise and sector specific information that could help you create a path forward.

Insights and advice

Saving on business property costs


Negotiate with landlords and suppliers, review your opening hours, or move your business online. Taking stock of the costs associated with your business property could help you adapt and save.

Business insurance and managing risk


Cash flow is key at all times, but protecting it is especially important now when everything is being squeezed. Businesses have insurance to protect themselves against everyday risks.

Managing financial difficulty: tips for getting back on track

The key to adapting and succeeding in uncertain times? Creating a strategy to identify and manage financial challenges.

Scams businesses need to watch out for


The current crisis surrounding the cost of living has given rise to some malicious new scams that businesses must protect themselves and their employees against.

Check out our Insights Hub for more articles, podcasts, and tips to help your business navigate the current climate.

Help for your sector

Planting the seeds of success in farming

We've been helping the agriculture sector succeed for more than 200 years. Our team of experts are here to support you through this certain economic climate.

Driving forwards in manufacturing


We’re committed to helping manufacturers grow sustainably. Our specialist team take time to understand where you want to be and support you in getting there.

Taking stock of retail opportunities


We know the retail landscape, and our local knowledge can help you find opportunities, discover tailored products, and make useful connections. 

How will rising costs impact my sector?

Explore more articles, podcasts and videos about the impact of rising costs on your business sector.

Understand your energy usage

Electricity prices have increased significantly, affecting businesses of all sizes. Becoming more energy-efficient or switching to renewables could save you money in the long term.

How does your energy use compare?

Use this energy benchmarking tool from the Carbon Trust to analyse your typical usage and potential savings.

Could you reduce your energy bills?


Small steps could go a long way to saving you money. Explore simple changes that could reduce your energy usage.

Help cutting carbon emissions


Our Carbon Planner could help you reduce emissions and save money. Identify current costs and potential savings, get tailored actions for your business, and start building your plan. 

Build it better

See what creative and sustainable changes your business could make to weather the storm, with Business Builder's latest free module.


Is your business thinking about switching to electric vehicles? Find out the pros and cons of them in our latest article.

Are you in financial difficulty?

We’re here to help if you're struggling financially.  If you have a relationship manager, it’s best to reach out to them directly.

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