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Over 7.300 companies are affected by the mandatory, UK government - Energy Saving Opportunities Scheme.
Failure to comply could lead to 50,000 fines and a 500 fine for every day of non compliance. In this short e-movie case study Northern Rail explain their route to managing compliance. To find the best route to compliance for your organisation visit nqa.com/esos today or call an advisor directly on 08000 522 424
Senior representatives from Government, water companies, and water industry regulators met on 28 October to discuss the current regulatory regime's capacity to meet future challenges.Against the backdrop of the Cave and Walker reviews, the coalition Government is currently involved in a number of initiatives to assess changes to the sector's regulatory framework.The Round Table, which was held at the Institute of Directors in London, brought together representatives from all of these constituencies to discuss their aspirations, and outline their predictions, for the future shape of water industry regulation in the UK.The participants included Ofwat chief executive, Regina Finn; Ian Barker, the Environment Agency's head of water; Anne McIntosh MP, chair of the All Party Parliamentary Water Group and senior representatives from Severn Trent Water, Anglian Water, Thames Water and Scottish Water.Chairing the debate was Bob Baty, former executive director, South West Water. The proposition under discussion was: How does regulation of the UK water industry need to change in the new economic and environmental climate?Most participants agreed that climatic, economic and social changes mean the current regulatory system may no longer be able to ensure the levels of performance the industry has achieved since privatisation in 1989.Other key points included:- The role of competition in meeting the new challenges- The need to raise customer awareness about the economic, social and environmental value of water- A call for clarity on legislators' long-term goals for the water sectorThe Round Table was organised by WWT magazine in partnership with Black & Veatch
edie TV New is back for March with a condensed look at the stories making the headlines across the energy, waste and water sectors. The programme starts with a look at solar campaigners at Ecobuild who fear Government cuts will hit their industry. There's also a look at the turbulence surrounding Northern Ireland Water and the fallout from Christmas water shortages, which left the company a laughing stock. And an exclusive interview with all three judges from the recent ESTA Energy Manager of the Year.
Sims Recycling talks to edie about what the Government and industry must do to clamp down on the illegal export of WEEE material to developing countries such as Africa
The Plans for the Coalition Government How has the new government performed so far. And what tools, policies and instruments are required to initiate and continue the UK's transition to a low carbon economy