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News Staff June 19, 2019

£130 million of UK investment already helping to achieve this, including tackling deforestation in the Amazon both countries reaffirm commitment to Paris Climate Agreement just days after UK became one of the world’s first major economies to legislate for net zero emissions by 2050 The UK today marked a new climate partnership with Colombia and […]

News Staff June 18, 2019

Firms that overcharge or mislead their customers could be hit with direct fines without the need to go through a court, under plans unveiled by Business Secretary Greg Clark today (18 June 2019). The government has confirmed it will consult on giving the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) new powers to decide itself whether consumer […]

News Staff June 17, 2019

Waste site operator Barry Connally, director of Rhino Recycling Limited, was given a suspended prison sentence after operating the site in Pershore illegally. Connally, 68, of Chaceley, Gloucester, was the sole director of the company that operated a waste treatment facility on the QinetiQ Industrial Estate in Long Lane, Pershore. In a case brought by […]

News Staff June 13, 2019

Movers and shakers from the worlds of independent Film and TV have been profiled in 2019’s Britflix Power 100 list. Released earlier this week, the list saw actor Noel Clarke, Ray Winstone and former Eastenders star Rita Simons lead the inductees whilst rising star film producers Lucinda Rhodes and Ada Chyrowska were inducted onto the […]

News Staff June 13, 2019

More than 100 of the biggest players in food, including all of the UK’s major supermarkets, have signed a pledge to take ground-breaking action to drive down food waste following a call to action from the government. Big-hitters from the world of food and sustainability including Aldi, Asda, Caffé Nero, Co-op, Costa, FDF, Lidl, Sainsbury’s, Starbucks, […]

News Staff June 12, 2019

The Prime Minister has today announced that the UK will eradicate its net contribution to climate change by 2050. The statutory instrument to implement this will be laid in Parliament today, Wednesday 12 June. This will amend the Climate Change Act 2008. Theresa May will also meet young science and engineering students today to discuss […]

News Staff June 10, 2019

Defra’s Chief Scientific Advisor Professor Ian Boyd at the weekend received a Knighthood as part of the Queen’s Birthday Honours List (Saturday 8 June 2019). It recognises his crucial role ensuring science and evidence are at the heart of the Government’s work to protect our natural environment and his extensive work in marine and polar […]

News Staff June 7, 2019

The first British Airways flight has landed in Islamabad as the airline began its first service between the UK and Pakistan in 10 years. British High Commission team along with the Federal Minister for Aviation, Advisor to the Prime Minister on Commerce, Textile, Industry & Investment, and Advisor to the Prime Minister on Overseas Pakistanis […]

News Staff June 4, 2019

Immigration Minister Caroline Nokes today (Monday 3 June) visited a business hub in Bristol to hear from tech companies, social innovators and academics on plans for the new skills-based immigration system. The minister visited Engine Shed – which plays host to SETsquared Partnership, a globally-recognised business incubator – before sitting down with local industry leaders […]