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Daily update from GOV.UK for: Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy

Working safely during coronavirus (COVID-19)

Page summary:
Find out how to make your workplace COVID-secure.

Change made:
The visitor economy – Updated to include information on reasonable adjustments, changes to NHS Test and Trace regulations and changes to national restrictions from 29 March.

Time updated:
8:32am, 31 March 2021

Horizon Europe funding updated

Page summary:
Funding for research or innovation that’s ground breaking, improves European research standards or responds to challenges like climate change or food security.

Change made:
Contacts changed for Research infrastructure and Health, wellbeing and democratic change

Time updated:
10:43am, 31 March 2021

How to get in touch with the Green Homes Grant scheme

Page summary:
The correspondence procedure tells you how to get in touch with the Green Homes Grant scheme, including how to make a complaint and how to appeal a decision.

Change made:
First published.

Time updated:
2:30pm, 31 March 2021

Register energy devices in homes or small businesses: guidance for device owners and installation contractors

Page summary:
Check what you need to do when registering an energy device, including solar PV, heat pumps, battery storage and electric vehicle charge points.

Change made:
First published.

Time updated:
2:48pm, 31 March 2021

Documents required to register for the UK Emissions Trading Registry

Page summary:
What documents you need to register for the UK Emissions Trading Registry.

Change made:
First published.

Time updated:
3:21pm, 31 March 2021

Regulations: The Nagoya Protocol on access and benefit sharing (ABS)

Page summary:
Guidance for those conducting research and development on genetic resources.

Change made:
Forms for due diligence declarations and the self-assessment of compliance updated.

Time updated:
3:26pm, 31 March 2021

Being a company director

Page summary:
Understanding your role as a company director and your responsibilities to Companies House.

Change made:
Added directors’ toolkit with links to more online guidance.

Time updated:
4:38pm, 31 March 2021

Carrying out work under the Green Homes Grant voucher scheme

Page summary:
How to carry out work under the Green Homes Grant voucher scheme if you are a tradesperson or business.

Change made:
You can no longer register to be a Green Homes Grant installer. If you applied to be a registered installer before 5pm 31 March 2021, your application will still be processed. If you are already a registered installer, you can continue to carry out work under the scheme if your customer has been issued a voucher.

Time updated:
5:00pm, 31 March 2021

Green Homes Grant: make energy improvements to your home

Page summary:
How to use your Green Homes Grant voucher to make energy efficient improvements to your home.

Change made:
You can no longer apply for a Green Homes Grant voucher. If you applied for a voucher before the closing date, your application will still be processed and we will be in touch to confirm if your application is successful. If you have already been issued a voucher, you can still use it to get the work done.

Time updated:
5:00pm, 31 March 2021

Local Restrictions Support Grants (LRSG), Restart Grant, Additional Restrictions Grant (ARG): guidance for local authorities

Page summary:
This is guidance for local authorities on paying grants to support businesses during national lockdown periods and periods of local restrictions.

Change made:
Added sample template for declaring subsidy allowances which can be sent out to businesses.

Time updated:
5:53pm, 31 March 2021

Aligning UK international support for the clean energy transition

Page summary:
We’re seeking views on further enabling UK clean energy exports and timing of implementation of policy shift in UK international fossil fuel energy sector support.

Change made:
Document added that sets out the detail of the new policy on UK government support for the fossil fuel energy sector overseas, effective from 31 March 2021.

Time updated:
7:24pm, 31 March 2021

Domestic RHI mechanism for budget management: estimated commitments

Page summary:
Monthly and quarterly forecasts for estimated committed Domestic RHI expenditure for the next 12 months.

Change made:
Added monthly forecast as at 28 February 2021.

Time updated:
12:15am, 1 April 2021

Millions get pay rise from today as National Living Wage and National Minimum Wage increase comes into effect

Page summary:
Millions of workers in all parts of the UK will receive a pay increase from today.

Change made:
First published.

Time updated:
12:15am, 1 April 2021