It was revealed in the survey that energy costs can be a significant burden for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), especially those that rely heavily on energy-intensive processes or have limited financial resources.
Some of the problems that high energy costs can cause for SMEs include:
The good news for SME businesses is that the UK government has brought out the Energy Bill Relief Scheme that will be supported with £5.5bn over a 12-month period.
Coming into effect in April, the Energy Bill Discount Scheme is set to replace the prior scheme.
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