Chancellor Rishi Sunak recently made his Summer Statement that outlined plans to help the UK economy recover, including a proposed £3 billion green jobs campaign. It will be designed to save money, boost employment, and cut carbon emissions, particularly to combat the after-effects of the Coronavirus pandemic.
The UK Water Company Performance Survey published annually by British Water has recently revealed that there has been a slower uptake of innovative technologies in the water sector. The low rate of improvement causes issues on the entire supply chain.
According to the survey, innovation takes the lowest scoring item among eleven areas considered,
Energy suppliers in the UK are often the subject of frustration and ire because customers are dissatisfied with the services they are receiving. In the case of Npower, one of the Big Six providers, such complaints reach social media, where virtually anyone connected to the Internet can read.
The unprecedented impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has taken its toll on the UK’s long-term net-zero carbon targets for 2050. Several energy experts are saying that the country is currently off its track, suggesting that more ambitious policies need to be implemented, and fast.
The industry watchdog PSA or Phone-paid Services Authority has issued both Inter Inventory Company Limited and ECN Digital Ltd five-year bans from the market after these companies did not manage to fulfil previous financial sanctions.
Inter Inventory, a games subscription services, was found to breach several rules, including fair customer treatment and misleading information.
E.ON has successfully acquired Npower through its parent company Innogy in 2019 and was thought to be a big move in the energy industry. However, along with the acquisition comes controversies that hound each firm involved in the deal.