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Huhne’s Energy Policy: Small Firms ‘Fear For Survival’

Rising energy costs are hitting the UK’s small firms, according to the latest figures.

A study by Make It Cheaper and the Centre for Economic and Business Research (CERB) says that energy bills are expected to increase by 8.5 per cent this year, while transport costs are set to soar by 20.5 per cent.

However, if costs continue to escalate, 55 per cent of small firms say they are worried their business will not survive, despite the best efforts of those with management skills.

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