Category Archives: Business Benefits

Latest and developing issues where businesses can benefit from an environmental management system

Serious eLearning Manifesto – Helping your sustainability journey


Through my delivery of sustainability and environmental management to my clients, I have given my endorsement to the Serious eLearning Manifesto, a set of 22 principles designed to improve the effectiveness of eLearning as a learning and development tool. The Manifesto … Continue reading

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Brexit Briefing: The Queen’s Speech 2017


The Queen’s Speech forms part of the State Opening of the United Kingdom’s Parliament for each session and today (21 June 2017 – 11:30 Hrs BST) follows the same tradition without the usual “pomp and circumstance” as it was not … Continue reading

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In celebration of World Environment Day 2017 & other Days


This past week has been full of days, literally, to celebrate the role of environmental professionals. The week proved a valuable opportunity to take time out from my daily work to celebrate, share and network with other environmental and sustainability … Continue reading

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The process for the Great Repeal Bill starts…


Following on from yesterday’s (29 March 2017) Prime Minister’s letter triggering the Article 50 process to facilitate the United Kingdom leaving the European Union, the UK Government have published the White Paper to start the process for the Great Repeal … Continue reading

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Treatment and disposal of invasive non-native plants


Many Environmental Managers working across the construction sector or with Facilities Management for a number of sites will have experienced the dreaded Japanese Knotweed or its cousins; Himalayan balsam and giant hogweed. These plants are what is known as “Invasive … Continue reading

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START2ACT: A new SME energy efficiency programme


The Carbon Trust is launching an energy efficiency programme START2ACT aimed at SME (Small & Medium-sized Enterprises) with an initial baseline survey on energy efficiency at SMEs in the UK. START2ACT is a free service offering energy efficiency training, online energy … Continue reading

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CONSULTATION: UK Company car tax for ultra-low emission cars


The United Kingdom government through Her Majesty’s Treasury is consulting in order to seek views on the design of new ultra-low emission vehicle (ULEV) bands in the company car tax system. The consultation seeks to explore how best to incentivise the … Continue reading

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