Finance & Legal Archive

Latest News

Dec 19, 2015

Three Scottish councils join forces to build Energy-From-Waste plant

Aberdeenshire, Aberdeen City and Moray councils have entered into an Inter Authority Agreement (IAA) to build a new £150m joint Energy-From-Waste plant.
Dec 19, 2015

MPs issue Green Investment Bank warning

A group of MPs have warned the warned the Government plans to privatise the Green Investment Bank (GIB) must not go ahead unless Ministers can protect its green objectives.
Dec 15, 2015

Council planning next steps for energy park

Sedgemoor District Council has announced it is wasting no time in planning the next steps for a new energy park.
Dec 13, 2015

IKEA making progress on its green energy targets

The IKEA Group is now producing enough renewable energy to meet more than half its power needs, according to new figures.
Dec 12, 2015

RWE transfers renewables to new subsidiary

The German energy company RWE AG has announced it is to transfer its renewables, grid and retail operations in Germany and abroad to a new subsidiary.
Dec 12, 2015

New investment coalition launched for green infrastructure

A group of international investors, development banks and NGOs has announced the formation of a GreenInfrastructure Investment Coalition (GIIC) at the COP21 Conference in Paris.
Dec 05, 2015

Hampshire’s carbon reduction savings windfall

Hampshire County Council’s programme to reduce carbon emissions has delivered savings of almost £3 million, according to new figures from the local authority.
Dec 03, 2015

Kingfisher Group to invest £50m in renewable energy

The home improvement group Kingfisher has unveiled plans to invest £50 million in renewable energy, as part of a plan to reduce its energy consumption by 10% in the next two years.

Feature Articles

Sep 07, 2015

Procurement - Changing the scores on the doors

In this article by Walker Morris LLP, Richard Auton and Daniel Newbound comment that the High Court has clarified the circumstances in which a losing bidder can challenge a procurement for scoring errors. In this insight they look at a recent case…
Sep 07, 2015

Time to consider crowdfunding?

In this article by Walker Morris LLP, Richard Nalsh and Andrew Northage comment that UK equity crowdfunding raised £84m in 2014 and the number of UK crowdfunding platforms is growing steadily, with the trend likely to continue. As such, is it time…
Jul 27, 2015

The CMA Energy Market Investigation: A summary of its provisional findings

This is a briefing note by Walker Morris LLP where Partner Trudy Feaster-Gee considers the provisional findings of the CMA investigation into energy.
Default Image
Jun 30, 2015

Limiting a planning permission and the role of conditions

In this article Philippa Plumtree-Varley considers the use of limitations on planning permissions by condition and a new case from the Court of Appeal.
May 19, 2015

Impact of the general election on the waste and renewables sector

David Kilduff and Ben Sheppard of Walker Morris LLP consider the recent Conservative victory in the General Election and its potential impact on the renewables sector.
APSE Energy
May 05, 2015

Contracts for Difference – what are they?

This is Briefing 15/9 from the Association for Public Service Excellence and it considers the 'contracts for difference' regime.
Mar 09, 2015

The CMA Energy Market Investigation: an update

The CMA has published an updated issues statement and several working papers as part of the market investigation into the supply and acquisition of energy in Great Britain. Trudy Feaster-Gee of Walker Morris reports.
Feb 24, 2015

Eversheds' procurement e-briefing 18 February 2015

In this briefing note, Eversheds considers a new case where a councillor took action against his own local authority.