What does the Industrial Strategy say about a low carbon strategy in the UK?

  • Posted on 9th February 2017
What does the Industrial Strategy say about a low carbon strategy in the UK?

To a rather muted fanfare, the British Government published its industrial strategy green paper last month. As far as the energy and climate change audience were concerned, in the run-up to the publication of the strategy, the Business Energy and Industrial Strategy Department (BEIS) – a department still in its infancy – was essentially facing two challenges: would it showcase…

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What would Brexit mean for the investment climate in the financial sector?

  • Posted on 13th May 2016
What would Brexit mean for the investment climate in the financial sector?

With just six weeks left to go, the battle over the UK’s continued membership of the European Union is rising in volume and intensity. A key issue for investors in UK-traded financial services products and markets is undoubtedly what effects the decision made on June 23 will have on the climate for purchasing or retaining bonds, equities or other assets…

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London Technology Week puts the spotlight on tech in the capital

  • Posted on 20th June 2014
London Technology Week puts the spotlight on tech in the capital

The inaugural London Technology Week comes to a close today. Featuring over 200 events, the week-long showcase has shone a light on many of the innovative companies who are thriving in London. More broadly it has underlined the growing sense that London is fast becoming one of the leading tech centres in the world. Former Mayor of New York, Michael…

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UK Government invests £500m in green cars

  • Posted on 29th April 2014
UK Government invests £500m in green cars

A £500 million initiative to boost the use of electric and hybrid vehicles, which still represent just one per cent of car sales in Britain, will be launched today by Nick Clegg.   The Deputy Prime Minister said he wanted to encourage drivers to ditch petrol or diesel vehicles by making it cheaper and more convenient to drive cars which…

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