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Category: National News

MEES Compliance: Climate Awareness Raising Fines Risk for Portfolio Owners

Achieving MEES compliance is becoming increasingly important for portfolio landlords as the growing awareness on climate change and environmental issues could see regulators being pressured to clamp down on landlords who have failed to achieve the minimum ‘E’ standards for their rental properties. What action has been taken on MEES Compliance? As of April, Business Green reported […]

Engineering company celebrates royal presentation of Queen’s Award for International Trade

Semmco, a British engineering company and manufacturer of access platforms and ground support equipment for the aviation sector and rail access platforms, celebrated its Queen’s Award win with a royal presentation by His Royal Highness The Duke of Kent KG, at its Head Office in Surrey on Wednesday 2nd October. Semmco was given the prestigious […]

Branded Goods Infringement Claims Warning in No Deal Brexit

Susan Hall - article UK Business News

A no deal Brexit could see an unexpected rise in the number of trade mark infringement claims as a result of traders carrying on “business as usual”, warns intellectual property specialist Susan Hall. Susan, partner at national law firm Clarke Willmott LLP, says if business involves the export for resale of branded goods – such […]

World Suicide Prevention Day – Why Employers Must Do More

On World Suicide Prevention Day employers are being urged to do more to tackle mental health in the workplace World Suicide Prevention Day[i] takes place on 10th September. The annual awareness day is organised by the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP), and organisations across the UK will be hosting events to mark the occasion. Howden Employee […]