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A new civil penalty regime for environmental law breaches by offshore oil and gas companies will come into force on 1 October 2018. 17 Aug 2018
The number of enforcement actions opened by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has rocketed by 23% during the last 12 months, with the number of investigations into governance issues and financial crime soaring. 15 Aug 2018
MEES are intended to ensure that all let properties in England and Wales are brought up to an E rating on an energy performance certificate. Any let property at a F or G EPC rating will be deemed substandard.
Commercial and domestic property landlords of multi-let properties where heating, cooling or hot water is supplied to tenants through a district or communal heating network are now legally obliged to provide detailed information about those networks to a central...
This guide is based on UK law. It was last reviewed in August 2011.
The UK government has published proposals which will require pension trustees to assess the social and environmental factors involved in making investment decisions, and reveal these to members. 18 Jun 2018
A House of Commons committee has concluded that the UK government should make it mandatory for large companies and asset owners such as pension funds to report their exposure to climate change risks and opportunities by 2022. 04 Jun 2018
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