Cash for energy intensive firms addresses ‘fraction’ of costs

The Government’s compensation package for the energy intensive industry only addresses a “fraction” of the financial burden caused by EU carbon prices. That’s the view of EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation, who welcomed the news for energy intensive companies to claim up to £113 million in compensation but said the Government needs to do more to […]

Manufacturers warn UK could miss out on £880bn green growth

British manufacturers have warned that UK green technology output is “faltering” and the country could miss out on a potential £880 billion boost to the economy by 2050. A new report by the manufacturers’ organisation EEF suggests the UK is the sixth and largest producer and provider of low carbon goods and services, with £112 […]

Waste laws are "out of date" and "confusing"

Britain’s waste laws are “out of date” and “confusing” and are missing the waste management from the green agenda, according to the body which represents manufacturing in the UK. EEF is urging government to develop a more ambitious approach to waste management in a review of the Government’s Waste Strategy published today. The call comes […]