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Liam Kavanagh of Rockfire Capital Comments on The Future of The Green Investment Bank

Liam Kavanagh, Founder and CEO of renewable energy investor Rockfire Capital, comments on today’s question to Business Minister Nick Hurd about the future of The...
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Seven In Ten Customers Say Bills Not Getting Easier To Understand

Bills aren't getting any easier to understand for the majority of UK customers. According to new research from Echo Managed Services, as a result they...

New Director Strengthens Quilter Cheviot Charities Team

Quilter Cheviot, a leading investment management firm that forms part of Old Mutual Wealth, has appointed a new Charity Director, Charles Mesquita, as an...
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Significant Growth In Pensioner’s and Poorer Household’s Income Reducing Inequality

The Resolution Foundation warns that living standard divides between generations are increasing. Inequality fell sharply last year (2015-16) due to strong income growth for retired...
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£50 Million In Positive Investment Raised by Ethex

Over £50 million has been raised in finance for charities and business with a social and environmental mission by Ethex, the online positive investment...
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How Social Enterprise UK Responded to the Prime Minister’s ‘Shared Society’ Speech

Peter Holbrook, CEO of Social Enterprise UK, has today responded to the Prime Minister’s speech on the ‘Shared Society,’. He said: “It is always welcome when...
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Exclusive Interview: Thom Kenrick, Head of Community Programmes, RBS

Thom Kenrick is Head of Community Programmes at RBS.  He leads the bank's strategy for supporting and engaging with its communities through its customer-facing...
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Gender Pay Gap Drops To 5% For Those In Their 20s

In a generation, the gender pay gap for millennials in their 20s has halved to just 5 per cent, but all this progress could...
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Over Half Of SME Invoices Remain Unpaid Within Debtor Period

Amicas Commercial Finance have published a new report which shows that six-in-ten (61%) of the invoices issued by UK small and medium sized enterprises...
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Social Enterprise UK’s Chief Executive Reveals 2017 Wish List For Ministers

Peter Holbrook, chief executive at Social Enterprise UK, has revealed the following new New Year wish list for Ministers as the social sector enters...
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Scottish Sea’s Potential Conflict Needs to be Avoided Say Groups Calling For Action

Groups have said today that if sea-users and marine industries worked together to manage their competing demands as Scotland's seas get busier, disputes over finite marine resources could...
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The Funds Behind A Peaceful Environmental Movement

Starting an environmental movement might not be easy, but it’s possible. In fact, with the right funding, your movement could really grow some roots....
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Draft Scottish Budget Not Enough For Cold, Draughty Homes and Fuel Poverty

The new draft Scottish Budget does not provide the ambition required to crack the problem of Scotland’s inefficient homes for good, according to the Existing...
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Merseyside The Fastest Grower In A Strong Year For The Major City Economies Of...

Using GVA per head as a measure for economic output, Merseyside grew the fastest of any other major city in 2015. However, every city...
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Alliance Trust Investments to be Acquired by Liontrust

It has been announced today that Liontrust has entered into an agreement with Alliance Trust Plc, to purchase all share capital of Alliance Trust...
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New Home Battery Trial Aimed At Enabling Solar Homes And Saving Millions

A pioneering trial demonstrating the capacity of clusters of home batteries to increase capacity on the electricity network and enable more homes to install solar...
Hope For Climate Change Action Following Speech From Chinese President

Hope For Climate Change Action Following Speech From Chinese President

Chinese President Xi Jinping has addressed the opening of the World Economic Forum in Davos, giving hope for further climate action. Under the theme "responsive and...
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Clean Energy And Innovation Supported In PM’s Brexit Speech

RenewableUK is highlighting the Prime Minister’s keynote Brexit speech in which she made clear her support for clean energy. She also pledged to build a...