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Date: 06 Jun 2016

Businesses offered new innovation support

Businesses are being invited to apply for funding to help get innovative research and development projects off the ground.

Date: 02 Feb 2016

B P Collins supports Chamber on green investment programme with Japan

Supporting TVCC in developing connections with Japan, B P Collins sponsor a visit to the UK Green Technology Forum in Osaka.

Date: 04 Nov 2015

Top flight rankings for B P Collins’ lawyers

B P Collins LLP rewarded with a series of top flight rankings in the latest 2016 edition of legal “bible” Chambers UK.

Date: 04 Nov 2015

UK ranked ‘best EU country for start-ups’

The UK is the best place within the European Union to start a business, a new report has found.

Date: 12 Oct 2015

Property buyers warned over sinkhole risks

Property buyers encouraged to do their homework before agreeing to any transactions following recent sinkholes.

Date: 01 Oct 2015

B P Collins’ Corporate and Commercial legal team selected as the best in England

B P Collins’ Corporate and Commercial team has been chosen as the best regional team by Legal 500 UK.

Date: 25 Sep 2015

UK homes ‘need new energy efficiency standards’

Minimum standards of energy efficiency should have to be met by home sellers and landlords.

Date: 17 Sep 2015

Outstanding success for B P Collins in Legal 500 results

B P Collins named a "regional heavyweight" in annual Legal 500 league table of top law firms.

Date: 16 Sep 2015

UK ‘less attractive’ to renewables investors

The UK is no longer among the top 10 destinations to invest in renewable energy.

Date: 15 Jul 2015

Anger at zero-carbon homes re-think

Campaigners have questioned the Government's decision to scrap targets to make new homes 'zero-carbon'.

Date: 29 Jun 2015

Businesses face new waste legislation

New business legislation surrounding the tax on the disposal of landfill waste has been approved by MPs

Date: 26 Jun 2015

Ministers to part-privatise Green Investment Bank

Britain's "green" bank is to be part-privatised, as the Government looks to build on its success.

Date: 20 May 2015

EU exit would hamper employer influence

Leaving the European Union would be unspeakably bad for business, according to an industry leader

Date: 19 May 2015

Onshore wind farm subsidies to end

Government looking to fast-track new laws that would mean the end of state subsidies for onshore wind farms

Date: 15 May 2015

New professional forum launched for in-house lawyers

In-Form, a new professional forum for in-house lawyers throughout the Thames Valley was launched by B P Collins

Date: 12 May 2015

Law review ‘threat to environment’

Campaigners fear review of European environmental directives represents threat to British landscapes

Date: 11 May 2015

Dispute over Gatwick air quality

Environmental concerns could hamper plans for a second runway at Gatwick Airport

Date: 09 Mar 2015

Property experts call for LESA extension

Property experts have questioned the Government's decision to pull the plug on a tax allowance for landlords

Date: 04 Mar 2015

UK’s green energy sector ‘losing investor appeal’

The UK is losing its appeal as a destination for investments in green energy

Date: 17 Feb 2015

Solar panel market ‘heating up’

One in every 50 homes in the UK now boasts solar panels, after the number of installations nearly doubled last year, according to a new report.

Date: 04 Nov 2014

B P Collins tops the rankings in Chambers

Five of the practice groups at B P Collins LLP have just been awarded a band one ranking in the latest 2015 edition of legal “bible” Chambers UK

Date: 06 Oct 2014

Heavyweight praise for B P Collins

B P Collins LLP is celebrating a double success after being named as a “regional heavyweight” for the first time in the 27th annual Legal 500 league tables and achieving top tier status in an unprecedented five practice areas.

Date: 05 Aug 2014

Solar energy firms seek judicial review

A decision taken by the Government to amend its renewable energy obligation is being challenged by solar power firms.

Date: 01 Aug 2014

New RHI advice for property owners

Residential property owners are to be given new advice regarding the financial assistance which is available through a renewable heating scheme.

Date: 28 Jul 2014

Ministers launch new fracking guidelines

Areas of important countryside, such as National Parks, are to be protected from fracking, ministers have announced.

Date: 15 Jul 2014

Britain’s recycling market ‘not working’

The UK's recycling system is outdated and wasteful, a new report claims, resulting in hundreds of millions of pounds worth of recyclable materials being lost every year.

Date: 09 Jul 2014

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Date: 07 Jul 2014

Concerns raised over solar farm funding

Fears are being raised over the possibility of the Government withdrawing support for solar farm developments.

Date: 25 Jun 2014

UK ‘needs fresh energy efficiency drive’

A new coalition is calling on the Government to raise the energy efficiency levels of a million homes a year by 2020.

Date: 20 Jun 2014

Commercial properties ‘need better green policies’

The policy framework aimed at reducing carbon emissions in the commercial property sector must be overhauled.

Date: 29 Apr 2014

HS2 rebels defeated in Parliament

An amendment designed to throw the High Speed Rail Bill off course has been defeated in the House of Commons.

Date: 26 Mar 2014

Planning laws ‘threaten environment’

Campaigners have warned that the Government's changes to the planning laws could have negative consequences for the environment and local democracy.

Date: 03 Mar 2014

Tougher fines for environmental law breaches

Firms committing environmental offences will face higher fines under new guidelines from the Sentencing Council.

Date: 13 Feb 2014

Read all about it in our latest newsletter

Our latest quarterly newsletter covering news and opinions from all our practice areas and highlighting our recent activity within the community

Date: 28 Nov 2013

Call to cut Green Deal loan rates

Ministers have been urged to improve their flagship environmental scheme in a bid to expand its appeal among property owners

Date: 18 Feb 2013

B P Collins is bursting with Pride

B P Collins is proud to be an inaugural sponsor of the first Pride of Bucks awards, designed to honour the individuals, community groups and businesses which make the county such a great place to live.

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