impact of the energy bill on businesses

Impact Of The Energy Bill On Businesses

Linkilaw Business News

Impact Of The Energy Bill On Businesses The Energy Bill is designed to boost low-carbon investment and support global action on climate change. It was confirmed in today’s Summer Budget that the government is ditching its target to increase the level of environmental taxes. This will be welcome news to businesses. The government also repeated its objectives to develop a …

how is climate change affecting uk businesses

How Is Climate Change Affecting UK Businesses?

Linkilaw Business News

Climate change and energy are key areas for the new Parliament: the Queen’s speech flagged up the importance of collaborating with other nations to overcome global climate change and the release of a new Energy Bill to optimise energy security in the UK. So, how is climate change affecting UK businesses?  The notes to the Queen’s speech expanded on this …

energy efficiency and renewable power

Is The Government Sending Mixed Messages To Businesses On Energy Efficiency And Renewable Power?

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Drax, the owner of the country’s biggest single power station, has pulled out of an ambitious plan to build a £1bn prototype plant to capture carbon from a coal-fired power station. “The decision is based purely on a drastically different financial and regulatory environment and we must put the interests of the business and our shareholders first,” said Drax. This follows …

crowd justice has arrived

Crowd Justice Has Arrived And You Need To Get Involved

Linkilaw Business News, Legal News

Crowd Justice: Innovation In Legal Crowdfunding To Bridge The Justice Gap At Linkilaw We Share The View That A Fundamental Cornerstone Of The Law Is That Access To Justice Should Be Available To All. And that’s just what Crowd Justice are doing. About Crowd Justice Headed by Julia Salasky, a former UN lawyer and City firm Linklaters associate, CrowdJustice is the …

artificial intelligence and the job market

A.I Phone Home: Artificial Intelligence And The Job Market

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“AI will become smarter, resulting in more and more humans pushed out of the job market. Before you know it, billions of people are useless, not by chance but because they have nothing to offer to the world of work.” – Yuval Noah Harari,  Hebrew University of Jerusalem Professor     Everyone is scared that robots will replace their jobs in the …

Startups of 2016

The 12 Coolest Startups Of 2016

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In the UK alone there are expectations that more than 600,000 new startups launched in 2016. With numbers like these getting larger every year, it can be very hard to to keep up with all the new businesses that are starting up. The greatest startups can easily get lost in the mix. Rest assured, we’ve done the work for you.  …

What The Housing And Planning Act Means For Landlords

Linkilaw Commercial Property, Legal News

The Housing and Planning Act, passed in May of 2016, changed many things in the housing market. This post focuses on the changes that were made that will impact landlords, and what landlords can expect moving forward. Note, the Housing and Planning Act only applies within England. When laws change, it can be hard to keep up with the new …

Linkibuzz 28

Linkibuzz Edition 24

Linkilaw Business News

Here’s another fresh set of business, entrepreneurship, and political stories we have in store for you this week! We start with a rather gloomy news story brought out by The Mail on Sunday on how bank branch closures are impacting small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) throughout UK. Not all is so bad, however, as the UK commercial property market is …

What Does Copyright Law Say About 3D Printing?

Linkilaw Business News

The 3D printing revolution seems to have brought about substantial changes to the way people are now manufacturing things. With 3D printers becoming more affordable and more widely available, it seemed for a while that the innovations were merely taking off. However, a recent government decision put a hamper on this surging and utterly exciting technological advancement. The latest legal …

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Linkibuzz Edition 23

Linkilaw Business News

We hope our Linkibuzz Edition 23 finds you well! Welcome to this week’s one-stop-shop for the most relevant news articles on entrepreneurship and small businesses in the UK and around the globe. Here are the stories that we have prepared for you today. For starters, Ireland is muddying the waters for foreign companies seeking a tax haven in their country. …