npower’s Wayne Mitchell on energy efficiency tax incentives

Should energy efficient businesses pay less tax? According to the British Retail Consortium, this is an idea the Chancellor should be considering. The retail trade association went public with a proposal last week to overhaul the current business rates system with a range of new measures, including rewarding businesses which invest in energy-saving measures with […]

Wales beats England on plastic bag use

Wales has cut back on the number of plastic bags it uses while England is using more, according to new statistics. A new 5p charge per carrier bag brought in by Wales meant their carrier bag use dropped 96% since the charge was brought in. The Welsh and the Scots bucked the UK trend of […]