News that households and businesses are set to benefit from £90 million government funding to cut carbon emissions across industry and homes has been widely reported by the media.
BEIS in the media
The government has outlined a new points-based immigration system which will open up the UK to the brightest and the best from around the world and come into force on 1 January 2021.
Today national and trade media including the FT, the Times, and the i, are covering the announcement from BEIS that the naming scheme for businesses that fail to pay the National Minimum Wage (NMW) will resume.
The announcement by the Hampton-Alexander Review that a third of all board positions in the UK’s FTSE 100 companies are now held by women has received widespread coverage in the media.
There is widespread coverage this morning of the government announcing that an end to the sales of new petrol and diesel cars is set to be brought forward by 5 years to 2035.
The BEIS in the media blog has been revised and refreshed to give an overview of news stories about the department’s work, provide a platform for rebuttals and an opportunity for the user to read ministerial opinions in their own words.
The Prime Minister has appointed Greg Clark as Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy. He will head a new department that will bring together responsibilities for business, industrial strategy, science, innovation and energy.
Today's news looks at the government's delivery on climate change, domestic energy costs and a French government report on EDF investment in Hinkley Point C.
Making the news today are articles about replacing natural gas with hydrogen to heat homes, solar power overtaking coal as a source of UK electricity, and the Committee on Climate Change’s report into the future impacts of climate change.
Today’s news focuses on a new interconnector link between the south coast and France and the proposed Swansea Bay tidal lagoon project.