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Business: Cost of Living support

If you feel under pressure with rising costs, you’re not alone. Find resources on this page to help you review your costs, plan ahead, and make savings. 

What's your biggest concern?

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Help with common challenges

Financial difficulty

Is your business struggling financially?

Worried about your own finances?

Late payments

Dealing with late payments?

External help

Government support

External support numbers

Unsure where to start?

If you don’t know what support you might need, don’t worry.

Answer two questions about your business and your concerns, and we’ll try to help point you in the right direction.

Describe your business
What are you most concerned about?

The cost of energy and fuel

Some actions you could take now:

 

*Eligibility criteria apply, and security may be required. Fees (other than arrangement fees) may apply. Over 18s only. Subject to status, eligibility and approval. Business use only. Terms apply.

**We've partnered with Octopus to provide you with a renewable tariff. Receive £100 credit and a smart meter as part of the initiative. Eligibility criteria apply. The Business Tariff is for existing banked customers that are Limited Companies or Partnerships. It's not open to sole traders or existing Octopus Energy customers. It's subject to application, and customers signing up to Octopus terms and conditions. Regional exclusions apply.

 

Further support you could access:

 

Supply chain disruption

Some actions you could take now:

 

 

Further support you could access:

 

 

*Security may be required. Product fees may apply. Over 18s only. Subject to status, business use only. Any property or asset used as security may be repossessed or forfeited if you do not keep up repayments on any debt secured on it.

Rising interest rates or cashflow pressures

Some actions you could take now:

 

*Eligibility criteria apply, and security may be required. Fees (other than arrangement fees) may apply. Over 18s only. Subject to status, eligibility and approval. Business use only. Terms apply.

 

Further support you could access:

 

What are you most concerned about?

The cost of energy and fuel

Some actions you could take now:

 

*Eligibility criteria apply, and security may be required. Fees (other than arrangement fees) may apply. Over 18s only. Subject to status, eligibility and approval. Business use only. Terms apply.

**We've partnered with Octopus to provide you with a renewable tariff. Receive £100 credit and a smart meter as part of the initiative. Eligibility criteria apply. The Business Tariff is for existing banked customers that are Limited Companies or Partnerships. It's not open to sole traders or existing Octopus Energy customers. It's subject to application, and customers signing up to Octopus terms and conditions. Regional exclusions apply.

 

Further support you could access:

 

Supply chain disruption

Some actions you could take now:

 

 

Further support you could access:

 

 

*Security may be required. Product fees may apply. Over 18s only. Subject to status, business use only. Any property or asset used as security may be repossessed or forfeited if you do not keep up repayments on any debt secured on it.

Rising interest rates or cashflow pressures

Some actions you could take now:

 

*Eligibility criteria apply, and security may be required. Fees (other than arrangement fees) may apply. Over 18s only. Subject to status, eligibility and approval. Business use only. Terms apply.

 

Further support you could access:

 

What are you most concerned about?

The cost of energy and fuel

Some actions you could take now:

 

*Eligibility criteria apply, and security may be required. Fees (other than arrangement fees) may apply. Over 18s only. Subject to status, eligibility and approval. Business use only. Terms apply.

**We've partnered with Octopus to provide you with a renewable tariff. Receive £100 credit and a smart meter as part of the initiative. Eligibility criteria apply. The Business Tariff is for existing banked customers that are Limited Companies or Partnerships. It's not open to sole traders or existing Octopus Energy customers. It's subject to application, and customers signing up to Octopus terms and conditions. Regional exclusions apply.

 

Further support you could access:

 

Supply chain disruption

Some actions you could take now:

 

 

Further support you could access:

 

 

*Security may be required. Product fees may apply. Over 18s only. Subject to status, business use only. Any property or asset used as security may be repossessed or forfeited if you do not keep up repayments on any debt secured on it.

Rising interest rates or cashflow pressures

Some actions you could take now:

 

*Eligibility criteria apply, and security may be required. Fees (other than arrangement fees) may apply. Over 18s only. Subject to status, eligibility and approval. Business use only. Terms apply.

 

Further support you could access:

 

What are you most concerned about?

The cost of energy and fuel

Some actions you could take now:

 

*Eligibility criteria apply, and security may be required. Fees (other than arrangement fees) may apply. Over 18s only. Subject to status, eligibility and approval. Business use only. Terms apply.

**We've partnered with Octopus to provide you with a renewable tariff. Receive £100 credit and a smart meter as part of the initiative. Eligibility criteria apply. The Business Tariff is for existing banked customers that are Limited Companies or Partnerships. It's not open to sole traders or existing Octopus Energy customers. It's subject to application, and customers signing up to Octopus terms and conditions. Regional exclusions apply.

 

Further support you could access:

 

Supply chain disruption

Some actions you could take now:

 

 

Further support you could access:

 

 

*Security may be required. Product fees may apply. Over 18s only. Subject to status, business use only. Any property or asset used as security may be repossessed or forfeited if you do not keep up repayments on any debt secured on it.

Rising interest rates or cashflow pressures

Some actions you could take now:

 

*Eligibility criteria apply, and security may be required. Fees (other than arrangement fees) may apply. Over 18s only. Subject to status, eligibility and approval. Business use only. Terms apply.

 

Further support you could access:

 

What are you most concerned about?

The cost of energy and fuel

Some actions you could take now:

 

*Eligibility criteria apply, and security may be required. Fees (other than arrangement fees) may apply. Over 18s only. Subject to status, eligibility and approval. Business use only. Terms apply.

**We've partnered with Octopus to provide you with a renewable tariff. Receive £100 credit and a smart meter as part of the initiative. Eligibility criteria apply. The Business Tariff is for existing banked customers that are Limited Companies or Partnerships. It's not open to sole traders or existing Octopus Energy customers. It's subject to application, and customers signing up to Octopus terms and conditions. Regional exclusions apply.

 

Further support you could access:

 

Supply chain disruption

Some actions you could take now:

 

 

Further support you could access:

 

 

*Security may be required. Product fees may apply. Over 18s only. Subject to status, business use only. Any property or asset used as security may be repossessed or forfeited if you do not keep up repayments on any debt secured on it.

Rising interest rates or cashflow pressures

Some actions you could take now:

 

*Eligibility criteria apply, and security may be required. Fees (other than arrangement fees) may apply. Over 18s only. Subject to status, eligibility and approval. Business use only. Terms apply.

 

Further support you could access:

 

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