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The UK government is to consult on the formation of an independent body to hold it to account for upholding environmental standards in England following the withdrawal from the EU. 20 Nov 2017
A legal challenge to plans to construct major new wind farms off the east coast of Scotland has been rejected by the UK's highest court. 09 Nov 2017
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.
The 2011 Energy Act required the government to set minimum energy performance standards for both domestic and non-domestic privately rented property.
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 was last updated in March 2012.
This guide was last updated in May 2014.
This guide was last updated in November 2012.
Three non-governmental organisations (NGOs) have largely succeeded in a judicial review application against the UK government over variations to the rules capping costs in environmental cases. 20 Sep 2017
The catastrophic flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey in Texas will not have a significant impact on the insurance and reinsurance markets, despite the damage caused to thousands of homes, an expert has said. 04 Sep 2017
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