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UK Government Moves From The CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme To Emissions Reporting
The Government confirmed in March 2016 that it would abolish the CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme (CRC) from the end of the 2018/19 compliance year.
UK
6 Aug 2018
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Budget 2016 – Key Announcements for the Environment, Planning and Energy Sectors
The Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, today delivered his eighth Budget in the House of Commons.
UK
16 Mar 2016
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Corporate Governance: Large Corporations To Face Fines In Excess Of £100 Million For Environment And Safety Breaches
In its ground-breaking decision in R v Thames Water Utilities (2015), the Court of Appeal has signalled a sea-change in penalties for environmental breaches, with fines for very large commercial organisations ("VLOs") set to rise exponentially.
UK
4 Aug 2015
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The Queen's Speech 2015 – Key Announcements For The Environment, Planning And Energy Sectors
The Government's priorities will be delivered through a number of new Bills as follows.
UK
1 Jun 2015
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UK Budget 2014 – Chancellor Slashes Carbon Taxes On Businesses By £7 Billion
The Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, today delivered his 2014 Budget Speech in the House of Commons. Reacting to business concerns about rising energy costs, the Chancellor announced a package of measures aimed at cutting carbon taxes on energy by £7 billion by 2018 - 2019.
UK
20 Mar 2014
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Environment, Social And Governance ("ESG") New UK Mandatory Reporting Rules
The Companies Act 2006 Regulations 2013 will come into force on 1 October 2013.
UK
17 Sep 2013
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Corporate Governance And Piercing The Corporate Veil – Supreme Court Rules To Extend Exceptions
The Supreme Court’s decision in the case of "Petrodel v Prest", handed down today, marks a crucial shift in the extent to which the courts will allow the "piercing of the corporate veil".
UK
19 Jun 2013
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UK Budget 2013 - Implications For The Energy Sector
Contrary to controversy surrounding shale gas exploration in European countries, Mr Osborne announced the introduction of a new tax regime designed to promote investment into the industry.
UK
21 Mar 2013
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The Autumn Statement: Bad News For Business - The CRC Gets A Reprieve
Contrary to expectation within the business community, the Chancellor has announced in his Autumn Statement that the CRC has been granted a reprieve.
UK
6 Dec 2012
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Shale Gas: The UK Announces Tax Incentives
On 8 October 2012, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, announced that the British Government will soon be consulting on "a generous new tax regime for shale so that Britain is not left behind as gas prices tumble on the other side of the Atlantic".
UK
22 Oct 2012
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Chandler v Cape: Piercing The Corporate Veil: Lessons In Corporate Governance
On 25 April, the Court of Appeal handed down an historic ruling concerning the liability of parent companies to an employee of one of its subsidiaries.
UK
14 May 2012
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Budget 2012 – Osborne Signals Death Knell for CRC?
George Osborne has just made a key announcement, which will affect a large number of our clients: he has said that unless significant savings can be made in the administration costs for businesses of complying with the CRC, he will bring forward proposals in the Autumn to replace the CRC with a green tax
UK
21 Mar 2012
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The United Kingdom Seeks To Stimulate Renewable Energy Investment
Major reform is afoot as the United Kingdom’s coalition government seeks to transform the United Kingdom into a "greener" and more competitive economy, while also ensuring the country’s future energy needs.
UK
16 Dec 2011
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The Energy Bill Receives Royal Assent
The Energy Bill received Royal Asset on 18th October 2011, passing into law as the Energy Act 2011 (the "Act").
UK
25 Oct 2011
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Changes To Climate Change Agreements Announced
Following its pledge in the 2011 Budget that the Climate Change Agreement (CCA) scheme will (subject to State Aid approval) be extended to 2023, the Government has just issued a consultation on how it proposes the new scheme will operate.
UK
9 Sep 2011
16
Government Publishes Electricity Market Reform White Paper
On 12 July, the UK Government published its much anticipated White Paper on Electricity Market Reform, alongside its Renewables Roadmap.
UK
11 Aug 2011
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Streamlining The CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme
As part of its ongoing programme to reduce the regulatory burden faced by businesses, the Government last week published details of the changes it intends to make to simplify the CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme ("CRC").
UK
15 Jul 2011
18
Legal challenge announced as UK Government confirms cuts to solar projects
The UK Government last week confirmed new funding tariffs for large-scale Solar PV projects under its green electricity initiative, the Feed-In Tariff ("FiT") scheme.
UK
16 Jun 2011
19
Budget 2011 - Environment And Planning Highlights
Yesterday’s Budget, delivered by the Chancellor George Osborne, included a number of significant environmental and planning measures designed to bolster the green credentials of the Coalition by increasing green taxes and taking steps to encourage sustainable development and growth.
UK
28 Mar 2011
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Government Announces Consultation on "Fundamental" Reform of the Low-Carbon Energy Market
Chris Huhne, the Energy and Climate Change Secretary, today announced a Government consultation on low-carbon energy reform that will "reshape this market more fundamentally than at any time since the 1980s".
UK
22 Dec 2010
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