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Capital Punishment

Reducing CO2 emissions is high on the agenda, yet funding shortages are stopping energy efficiency projects from going forward, particularly in the public sector. How then are other organisations overcoming this problem? asks Joanna Watchman. For facilities managers, carbon reduction ...

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Small business funding to protect against cyber attacks extended

Research commissioned by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS), reveals that the number of cyber attacks hitting businesses has increased over the last year. The Information Security Breaches Survey found some attacks caused more than £1 million of damage. ...

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MITIE to develop and operate one of UK’s largest NHS energy centres

MITIE has won the contract to develop and operate a new energy innovation centre for Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust after it helped secure £36 million funding for the ground-breaking project. The new energy innovation centre – which will save ...

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Scottish organisations to benefit from new, money-saving, green advice service

  Zero Waste Scotland has awarded a £3m p.a. Scottish Government-funded contract to a consortium led by the Energy Saving Trust (EST) for a new one-stop advice service to help Scottish organisations reduce energy, water and raw materials costs. The ...

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Welsh SMEs challenged to save £30m using free services from Carbon Trust Wales

Prince’s Gate has already saved £145,000 this year thanks to the measures recommended by Carbon Trust Wales Carbon Trust Wales is launching a new campaign aiming to help Welsh SMEs save £30 million in just one year and make the ...

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Boiler efficiency device manufacturer welcomes PM’s energy efficiency pledge

The manufacturer of an energy efficient product designed to reduce fuel consumption in commercial boilers, has welcomed David Cameron’s recent pledge in his speech to the House of Commons on Monday, to make the UK the most energy efficient economy in Europe. ...

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Glasgow scoops £24m to test out connected city technology

Glasgow has beaten off stiff competition from 30 other UK cities to win £24 million of government investment to showcase how UK cities can grow their local economy and improve the lives of their citizens by making the most of new ...

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Two thousand more street trees to take root across London this spring

2,000 new street trees are to be planted across 19 London boroughs this spring. The successful boroughs have been offered funding in the first round of a planting scheme to help deliver the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson’s promise to ...

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Colleges pledged £550m investment to transform sub-standard estates

The creation of a £550 million investment programme targeted at colleges in the greatest need of help following decades of underinvestment in their estates has been announced. The funds will be made available for further education (FE) colleges suffering poor ...

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£400,000 cash injection to boost recycling for Welsh public facilities

Concert venues, sports centres, colleges and shopping centres are among the organisations set to benefit from £432,000 of Welsh Government funding unveiled by WRAP Cymru yesterday (16 October). They – along with event organisers, tourist attractions and a wide range ...

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