Waste and resources

25 January 2022

Caroline Hand explains waste management strategies and what businesses can expect in the year ahead.

Calculating Scope 3 emissions

14 January 2022

Scope 3 emissions usually make up a significant proportion of an organisation’s greenhouse gas emissions. However, as they sit outside of the organisation and are hard to capture, they are often left out of the equation. Laura King outlines initial steps a business can take to start understanding these indirect emissions.

Changes to May 2022 Bank Holidays

14 January 2022

To commemorate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, there will be changes to bank holidays in 2022. The late May Bank Holiday which would have fallen on Monday 30 May 2022 will be moved to Thursday 2 June 2022 and there will be an additional Bank Holiday on Friday 3 June 2022. The adjustment will take effect in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

Part 2: Greening the grid — what are the options?

11 January 2022

This feature continues to explore the pros and cons of decarbonising the UK’s electricity system by building capacity in the renewables sector. This is Part 2 of a two-part feature by John Barwise. Part 1 can be read here.

An air pollution crisis both indoors and outdoors

6 January 2022

New research shows that air pollution in the natural environment, the built environment, and within buildings is harming and shortening the lives of millions of people in the UK and globally. Jon Herbert highlights that air pollution needs to be tackled as part of the international environmental emergency.

Part 1: Greening the grid — what are the options?

3 January 2022

The Government announced plans at the end of 2021 to decarbonise the UK’s electricity system by building capacity in the renewables sector and other low carbon technologies that will eliminate reliance on fossil fuels by 2035. In part 1 of this two-part feature, John Barwise considers the pros and cons of achieving this ambition.

Guidance on managing coronavirus issues at work

22 December 2021

The risks from Covid-19 are still very much present in the workplace and it is important to remember that employers have a duty of care towards their employees to protect the health and safety of their workforce. This information is being continually checked and updated.

Rethinking the reusable

20 December 2021

Since the Covid-19 pandemic, efforts to reduce our reliance on disposable packaging have stalled. However, a new wave of trials are beginning to re-energise the plastic-free movement. Laura King investigates.