Businesses Shutting Down During Peak Power Costs

Many businesses have been shutting down between 4pm and 7pm, the time of peak power costs, to curb energy bills, suppliers have said. But they warned many are ill-prepared for energy price rises in the region of 20-25% in the coming year. Wholesale price increases coupled with uncertainty surrounding Brexit indicate a period of instability and the biggest risk to companies, experts say, is complacency. (