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Adapt your business to climate change

Within this century average summer temperatures in the UK are expected to rise between 3 and 4°C. The UK faces hotter, drier summers and warmer, wetter winters as a result of climate change. Heatwaves, torrential rain and floods are likely to become more common, summers will get drier and winters wetter.

Businesses should identify where they might be vulnerable to a changing climate and act to mitigate the risks. Being prepared for future changes in the climate is an important part of business planning. That might mean building climate resilience into your business practices, or making the most of business opportunities.

Weathering the Storm is a guide for SMEs in the East of England. It helps them consider the business risks and opportunities that extreme weather and climate change present. The guide helps businesses examine their processes, operations and assets to understand the risks they may face.