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    Cornwall Insight’s response to the announcement of the Energy Bill Discount Scheme

    Gareth Miller, CEO at Cornwall Insight said: “Yesterday, the government announced that the Energy Bill Relief Scheme (EBRS) would be replaced by a less supportive Energy Bill Discount Scheme (EBDS) from April 2023. The government have been managing expectations on reducing support levels for business energy costs for several months...

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    Business energy crisis could increase inequality in the UK

    A new paper from Cornwall Insight on mitigating the impacts of energy price hikes for businesses, has laid out the geographical disparities in the effects of the business energy crisis. Many of the industries set to be hit hardest, including manufacturing and heavy industry (Figure 1), play disproportionately important roles...