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Cost of doing business

Insights, analysis and resources for organisations facing rising costs of doing business amid a multitude of challenges, including energy prices, inflation, supply chain disruption and staff recruitment and retention.

Energy crisis

A look at how supply difficulties, rising electricity prices and sanctions against Russia are contributing to turmoil in energy markets and what businesses can do to lessen the impact.
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A closer look at the impact of inflation on people, businesses, accountancy and the wider economy, bringing together the best expert opinion, data and analysis from ICAEW and its members.
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Supply chain

Access to finance

The Business Finance Guide

This independent guide provides entrepreneurs, SMEs and growing businesses with information on the finance options that are available to them throughout their business finance journey. It draws on the expertise of partners from across the finance industry and business community.
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Incentives, allowances and support

Cash flow and forecasting

Workforce and recruitment

Impact on business sectors

Webinar: Managing your business through volatility

This webinar for the manufacturing community explores the practical steps businesses can take during uncertain economic times.

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Business and industry press

The ICAEW Library & Information Service provides access to leading business, finance and management journals. These journals are available to logged-in ICAEW members, ACA students and other entitled users subject to suppliers' terms of use.

External resources

Further resources

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Steering your business through a recession

Resources to help you steer your business through difficult economic times, including analysis of the latest developments for business owners.

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Business rescue

Conversations are intrinsic to business rescue. Be they with a chartered accountant, a bank, HMRC or any other trusteed individual, business restructuring, refinancing and recovery depend upon communication.

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Trusted business advice
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ICAEW Business Advice Service

The Business Advice Service connects owners of SMEs with ICAEW regulated firms who will provide a free initial consultation, without obligation.

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