ENERGY AND INDUSTRIAL SECTOR

Prime Minister Announces Third National Lockdown

Posted: 4 January 2021
From 00.01 on Wednesday people must stay at home to control the virus, protect the NHS and save lives.
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What Brexit Means for Product Labelling and Marking

Posted: 19 December 2020
Changes will be required for placing goods on the Great Britain, Northern Ireland and EU markets, regardless of whether a UK-EU trade deal is agreed.
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Global Leaders Confirm Their Commitment to Paris Agreement Full Implementation

Posted: 4 November 2020
The UNFCCC and the Governments of the UK, Chile, France and Italy have issued a joint statement on the US Withdrawal from the Paris Agreement.
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Businesses Trading Timber Urged to Prepare for Change

Posted: 23 October 2020
Businesses trading timber between Great Britain (GB) and Northern Ireland (NI) are being urged by the UK Government to take action to ensure they are prepared for the end of the transition period on 31 December 2020.
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£300m to Boost UK Manufacturing Productivity by 30%

Posted: 11 September 2020
Businesses with creative ideas to boost the UK's manufacturing capacities set to received £300 million of joint government and industry funding.
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Driving the Change to Greener Vehicles: Apply for Funding

Posted: 22 June 2020
Businesses can apply for a share of £15 million to support the development of zero emission vehicle technologies and a supporting supply chain.
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Furlough Scheme Extended Until October

Posted: 13 May 2020
From August, furloughed workers will be able to return to work part-time with employers being asked to pay a percentage towards the salaries of their furloughed staff.
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Final Details of Coronavirus Large Business Interruption Loan Scheme Unveiled

Posted: 21 April 2020
This scheme helps large businesses affected by coronavirus (COVID-19) to access loans of up to £25 million.
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Government Announces a New Scheme for Larger Companies

Posted: 3 April 2020
The Chancellor Rishi Sunak has taken further action today to support firms affected by the coronavirus crisis by bolstering business interruption loans for small businesses and announcing a new scheme for larger companies.
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Employers to Claim for Temporary Leave Wage Costs for 3 Months

Posted: 26 March 2020
Find out if you’re eligible and how much you can claim to cover wages for employees on temporary leave (“furlough”) due to coronavirus (COVID-19).
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Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) Is Now Available Through Participating Lenders

Posted: 23 March 2020
The scheme will help smaller businesses withstand disruptions caused by the coronavirus outbreak.
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Britain Leaves EU, Entering 11-Month Transition Period

Posted: 1 February 2020
The UK has entered the transition period due to last until 31 December 2020. During this period, the UK will remain in both the EU customs union and single market.
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EU Parliament Gives Final Approval to Brexit Deal

Posted: 29 January 2020
The European Parliament gave today its final approval to Britain’s divorce deal from the bloc, paving the way for orderly Brexit to take place this Friday.
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How Could a UK Points-Based Immigration System Work?

Posted: 29 January 2020
Once the UK leaves the European Union (EU), a new immigration system will be introduced to replace the EU's freedom of movement rule.
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Businesses Receive HMRC Letters about UK-EU Trade Arrangements

Posted: 27 January 2020
HMRC letters to VAT-registered businesses trading with the EU and/or the rest of the world highlight actions necessary to take before the end of the transition period.
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