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Minimum Energy Efficiency Standard for commercial buildings

The Energy Efficiency (Private Rented Property) (England and Wales) Regulations have now received approval from both Houses of Parliament.
22 April 2015


In House Lawyer article - March 2015

This article looks at the new legislation before Parliament which promises greater choice for businesses who find themselves out of compliance with the environmental permitting regime.
31 March 2015

Another Competition Act commitments decision with a ‘structural’ dimension

Ofwat has brought its abuse of dominance investigation into Bristol Water's activities in relation to the self-lay market to an end with the acceptance of commitments offered by Bristol Water.
26 March 2015


Landlords and tenant alert: minimum energy efficiency standard for commercial buildings

In House Lawyer article - February 2015: The government is expected to produce draft regulations to introduce a new minimum energy efficiency standard for non-domestic and domestic rented buildings.
16 March 2015


REACH: AG opinion on SVHCs in articles

General Kokott's recent opinion on articles assembled (Court of Justice of the European Union) is contrary to current ECHA guidance and may burden product manufacturers, importers and suppliers.
12 March 2015

New European Commission proposal focusses on product design

The European Commission will propose ambitious new legislation targeting recycling with a greater emphasis on product design, the new Environment Director General revealed in January this year. 
19 February 2015

Chemicals regulation: significant points for 2015

Geert Dancet, Executive Director of the European Chemicals Agency 'ECHA' has issued a reminder to companies affected of some significant developments in chemicals regulation for 2015:
18 February 2015

Minimum E rating for lettings still on track for April 2018

From 1 April 2018, private domestic and non-domestic landlords must have at least an E EPC rating, or have made improvements that can be funded using Green Deal finance or other subsidies.
05 February 2015


Laying down the law: beware illegal waste activities

Ross Fairley issues a warning to landlords about the consequences of tenants’ illegal waste operations.
20 January 2015

Government publishes draft regulations to tackle fuel poverty by 2030

The Warm Homes and Energy Conservation Act 2000 placed an obligation to make Regulations which will have as their objective the improvement of households in fuel poverty by a target date.
15 January 2015

Government paper on Minimum Energy Efficiency Rating provide limited boost for Green Deal

In July 2014, the Government published a consultation on a proposal to introduce two sets of Regulations relating to private rented sector energy efficiency.
15 January 2015

Cross-party commitment to Green Deal

The Coalition Government and Labour have both announced measures to support the continued development of the Green Deal.
15 January 2015

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