7th September 2021Consultation considers widening of ESOS criteria
25th August 2021The challenges of sourcing renewables to meet net zero objectives
FM has a unique opportunity to take the lead in improving the quality of life for people who use buildings – and improving the productivity of the businesses that operate them.
25th August 2021
The big challenge for developers of renewable energy plants today is the reduction of funding options. The government subsides that were instrumental in the rapid growth of renewables in previous years have now largely been withdrawn. These included the Renewables Obligation (RO) and Feed in Tariff (FiT) schemes, while support from the Contracts for Difference (CfD) scheme has become hard to obtain.
13th August 2021
Recent statistics show that women make up around 48% of the UK workforce. (br) But in the manufacturing sector, the proportion is just 27%.
12th July 2021
Renewable energy is in demand like never before. In recent years, there has been a huge increase in the number of businesses looking for green electricity contracts, from a base of almost no interest outside a few major corporations to a situation where most businesses have renewable energy on their minds.
16th June 2021
Renewable energy is in demand like never before. Businesses of all sizes are prioritising carbon reduction and environmental responsibility, driven both by government targets and by demand from customers for more sustainable products and services.
18th February 2021
The UK Government’s announcement of a 10-point plan to guide the nation to achieving its 2050 target on carbon emissions is both welcome and timely. Heralding a ‘green industrial revolution’, it comes at a crucial juncture in the journey to net zero.
19th November 2020
The serious threat posed by air pollution in the UK and beyond has galvanised many organisations into developing strategies to reduce their emissions, particularly from vehicles. In order to reduce pollution levels and improve air quality, organisations and local authorities that operate vehicle fleets have taken steps to switch from NOx producing internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles, to cleaner electric powered vehicles as their chosen method of transportation.
8th October 2020
Covid-19 has meant that businesses worldwide have lost valuable time in their carbon-reduction programmes. Of course, returning from the lockdown requires the health and well-being of employees to be prioritised above all else. But beyond this, there are huge challenges in getting the UK’s net zero project back on track.
6th August 2020