Entries by Margaret Lane

Carbon Reduction Commitment, CRC

As announced in the 2016 March Budget, the CRC scheme will close following the 2018-19 compliance year. A statutory instrument to this effect was introduced in July. CRC participants are required to report for the last time by the end of July 2019 and surrender allowances for emissions from energy supplied in the 2018-19 compliance […]

European Aluminium Safety Workshop 2019, Brussels

European Aluminium are pleased to announce that registration for the Safety Workshop 2019, focused on the prevention of fatalities and high-risk incidents, is now officially open. Please click here to register directly. This year’s edition will take place on Wednesday 12 June (p.m.) and Thursday 13 June (full day) 2019, at Thon hotel Bristol Stephanie in Brussels. If […]

BEIS Announcements alongside the Spring Statement

An Update on progress towards the Clean Growth Strategy ambition to support businesses to be 20% more energy efficient by 2030 and includes information about 3 announcements. 1. Today, 13 March 2019, as part of the Spring Statement, the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy has launched a call for evidence entitled the ‘Energy […]

Solutions Newsletter – March Edition

Solutions Newsletter March 2019 VIEW HERE including … National Living Wage Goes Up (+7 Other Laws You Need to Know…) In April, new employment laws will force you to change how you work. You’ll face hikes in the National Living and National Minimum Wage, bigger pension contributions and a major overhaul to payslips. However, those […]

Quarterly Global Update Q4 2018

Global Primary Aluminium Production Emissions from Cars REACH Regulation for Lead Position Paper on Metals Recycling Rates OECD “Measuring Distortions in International Markets : The Aluminium Value Chain”

Key Issues and Challenges in Sanctions Regulation

On March 29, the new UK Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Act will come into force. The Act allows for sanctions on people who commit gross human rights violations under the so-called ‘Magnitsky amendment’.  The UK Government will gain the power to designate persons being sanctioned not only by name, but also by description and this […]

OFAC Lifts Sanctions on RUSAL

As of Sunday 27 January 2019, all sanctions on RUSAL by the U.S. government have been lifted. We are pleased to report that the U.S. Senate did not block the U.S. Treasury Department’s plan to lift sanctions on companies owned by Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska. Under the terms of the removal from OFAC’s List of […]