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An unexpected upside for post Brexit UK!

On the 16th October I was given an opportunity to share a stage in Oxford with Cllr Tom Hayes, Cabinet Member for Zero Carbon Oxford at Oxford City and Dominic Humphreys, Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) lead on Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES). The event, organised by Oxfordshire Greentech and Oxford City …

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England at risk of Running Dry – Our five tips to reduce water wastage

On the 25th of July the UK saw the hottest temperature on record. With the trend of increasing temperatures, Sir James Bevan, Chief Executive of the Environment Agency announced the UK risks running out of water within 25 years. He puts this down to wasteful consumer habits and a shortage of reservoirs. “We won’t have …

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SECR – What is it, and how can you prepare?

  Another ‘catchy’ acronym but what does it mean? The financial year ending 31st March 2019 saw the final year of the CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme (CRC), which has been replaced by Streamlined Energy and Carbon Reporting (SECR). SECR is a Government scheme which aims to further incentivise energy efficiency and reducing carbon emissions. Annual …

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Matt Whitehead

Does the budget simplify and improve business energy tax?

Osbourne’s budget makes business energy tax simpler, but will they be more effective? In a November 2015 blog we predicted that the Carbon Reduction Commitment (CRC) would be scrapped and the revenue switched to an enlarged Climate Change Levy Scheme (CCL). With the chancellor’s March budget this prediction came true. The CRC will now be abolished from …

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