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New record for smaller businesses equity investment

Equity investment in the UK’s smaller businesses increased by 88 per cent in 2021 to £18.1bn revealed by the recently published British Business Bank’s annual Small Business Equity Tracker. The Bank supported 18% of all announced UK equity deals in 2021, and can offer finance options for small businesses looking to improve the energy efficiency of their…

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Common energy efficiency measures to reduce energy usage

In this webinar Michael Esvelt, Operations Director at Oxford Brookes’ Environmental Information Exchange, explains common measures for reducing energy use and improving energy efficiency in buildings, including: lighting changes, dealing with business appliances or machinery, employee awareness, renewables installation, and more. We were also joined by Gavin Hodgson who is responsible for reducing energy consumption…

Energy improvements are helping The Granite House become the first carbon neutral stone shop

The Granite House – Business type: manufacturing– Building age: 1970s– Primary goal: to reduce the environmental impact of the business– Measures: LED lighting, absence detectors, installing radiant heaters in workshop, replacing front door. The Granite House is a stone shop specialising in granite, based in Bicester, where they rent a premises containing a workshop, office,…