Community Development Finance Institutions are committed to investing in the regions of the UK and are key to the Government’s strategy to increase productivity and level-up communities post-Brexit, says Responsible Finance.
There is a 43 per cent gender pay gap among the self-employed, research by IPSE (the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed) has found. This is significantly higher than the 17 per cent among employees.
Cadent, the UK’s largest gas distribution network, has today priced and agreed to issue the UK’s first transition bond – a 12-year EUR 500 million bond - to invest in the retrofit of gas distribution networks.
With new nuclear build solutions coming on stream and the costs of delivery falling, industry groups, environmental campaigners and Government agree that nuclear power must be a key part of our energy mix, writes Professor Andrew Storer FNucI, Chief Executive Officer, Nuclear AMRC.
With two major decisions on renewables this week, for those who wanted to paint this government as a bunch of carbon burning Dad’s Army Brexiteers, the caricature needs re-thinking, writes Richard Graham MP.
Vulnerable households in England and Wales continue to struggle as new government statistics reveal there were 23,200 excess winter deaths during 2018/19*, partly caused by people living in cold and poorly insulated homes they can’t afford to adequately heat.
Priti Patel has told Home Office staff she "deeply values" their work, as fresh bullying allegations against her emerged.
The IET is proud to be supporting World Engineering Day on 4 March. UNESCO has approved the World Federation of Engineering Organisations (WFEO) proposal to declare 4 March as “World Engineering Day for Sustainable Development”.
The UK’s workforce development system must ensure that people with the right skills are available, in the right place at the right time, writes Ian Collier, Workforce Development Leader at the High Value Manufacturing Catapult.
The Glass and Glazing Federation (GGF) is pleased to announce that it has agreed for the second successive year to headline sponsor Glazing Summit, which takes place on Thursday 8th October 2020 at Edgbaston Stadium and Conference Centre, Birmingham.
The incumbent Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan has launched his mayoral election campaign.
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A former aide to Priti Patel took an overdose and received a five-figure payout from the Department for Work and Pensions after alleging that she was bullied by her, it has emerged.
The Cabinet Office has launched an investigation into whether Priti Patel breached the ministerial code after her top Home Office official dramatically resigned amid a bullying row.
We can start saving carbon now, giving us time to win over hearts and minds and complete the massive and complex job of upgrading energy efficiency in our rural homes, writes Calor.
As the UK continues its journey to Net Zero, 2020 is set to be a pivotal year for both policymakers and consumers. Recent funding announcements from BEIS suggests that the government is potentially ready to back hydrogen as a key energy vector, and all eyes will be on the budget and COP26 to see if this becomes a reality.
Government money spent on retrofitting homes to meet climate targets would be a sound investment – improving decarbonisation and reducing fuel poverty, writes Alan Whitehead MP
Boris Johnson has thrown his weight behind the "fantastic" Priti Patel amid pressure for an inquiry into the resignation of her top Home Office official in a bullying row.
Rebecca Long-Bailey has unveiled a new plan to stop the "corrupting influence of corporate money in politics" as she continued to press Sir Keir Starmer to reveal who is backing his campaign.
Rishi Sunak will scrap a multi-billion-pound tax break for entrepreneurs at this month's Budget to boost infrastructure spending across the country, it has emerged.
Boris Johnson has been urged to “get a grip” and launch an investigation into the "astonishing" resignation of the Home Office’s top mandarin, Sir Philip Rutnam, over a bullying row with Priti Patel.
Transferable skills utilised in cleaning up the Sellafield site can support the next phase of clean energy projects in the UK and other projects of major national importance, says Sellafield.
What John Bercow’s moderately entertaining memoir lacks in self-reflection and modesty it more than makes up for in score-settling vitriol, writes Patrick Kidd
Controversial tax changes for freelance workers are set to go ahead despite a wave of criticism.