‘Almost 10,000 nuclear industry jobs at stake without Sizewell C’

Up to a third of roles at certain companies are identified as being at risk, the Sizewell C Consortium estimates

UK Government to review offshore oil and gas licensing regime

The review looks to ensure the government has the necessary information to plan for continued oil and gas production in a manner ‘aligned with tackling climate change’

Government consults on whether to fine businesses for contributing to illegal deforestation

Parliament has launched a new consultation to explore whether it should introduce new regulations to help prevent forests and other natural areas from being illegally converted into agricultural lands

Rishi Sunak’s Summer Statement: Industry responds

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has confirmed a £3 billion green jobs plan to save money, cut carbon and boost employment in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic – but what do businesses think?

Rishi Sunak confirms £3bn green jobs plan to save money, cut carbon and boost employment

In his much-awaited Summer Statement, which serves as a recovery plan for the UK economy, the Chancellor outlined how he planned to tackle ‘profound economic challenges’ with a ‘historic investment in infrastructure’

UK’s gas network firms call on government to unlock £904m of investment in green grid

Cadent, National Grid, NGN, SGN, and Wales & West Utilities say the government must back its Zero Carbon Commitment package

Government launches £40m Clean Growth Fund to ‘supercharge’ sustainable start-ups

The fund will be accessible to UK-based companies developing green solutions across the power, transport, waste, and building energy efficiency sectors

UK Government announces new £1.7bn road and railway investment

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps says the move will put the UK on the path to economic recovery following the coronavirus crisis

UK firms to save up to £300m a year as Climate Change Agreement scheme extended

The move to extend the scheme is expected to give eligible companies extra financial support and security

Government confirms ‘notice to proceed’ on HS2

The move gives companies involved formal approval to begin construction