Close

BCC says government must step up on energy supply security

Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce, said:

"The energy price crisis risks aggravating the already severe supply chain predicament and could force some firms into a more permanent reduction in their operating capacity, by limiting their ability to fulfil orders and meet customer demand.

The government must do all it can to safeguard security of supply and ensure that customers and suppliers have access to the support they need to weather this difficult period.

Longer-term, Government should work with industry to explore how to increase the resilience of our most strategically important supply chains for key resources.

Press Release

Join a chamber

Related News

BCC Quarterly Economic Survey: businesses start New Year in solid health, but inflationary pressures a concern

The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) today publishes its Quarterly Economic Survey – the UK’s largest and most authoritative private sector business survey.

BCC: businesses under increasing pressure from inflationary prices

Suren Thiru, Head of Economics , comments on the inflation figures for December 2016 released today by the Office for National Statistics.