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Energy News for Manufacturers from the CBM and EEF

Energy and Environment legislation from the budget

Introduction of Industrial Energy Transformation Fund and scrapping of Enhanced Capital Allowances (ECA) and related First Year Tax Credits (FYTC)


The good news is that government is finally delivering the industrial energy efficiency fund long requested by EEF and promised in last year’s manifesto, but it comes at the cost of tax breaks/credits for energy and water efficient technologies under the ECA and FYTC schemes. The swap is revenue neutral, and will provide a £315m fund to be spent over the next five years on energy efficiency and other low-carbon technologies. The details of the fund are still being worked out but it is likely that it will be targeted at higher energy users. There will be more stakeholder engagement in the next few months.

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  • Government names Hartlepool College of Further Education top for North East apprenticeships once again

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    04/23/2019 12:18 PM

    Hartlepool College of Further Education has been named the number one apprenticeship provider in the North East once again.The Government's National Achievement Rate table placed the College in the number one spot for all General Further Education Colleges in the North East, ensuring Hartlepool kept its Top 10 status nationally for the seventh year running.With an Ofsted ‘outstanding' grade for apprenticeships to support the recent Department for Education results, the ... +Read More



  • Love-themed fundraiser develops enterprise skills

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    04/23/2019 12:02 PM

    Career Pathways students at Nottingham College have been learning skills to set them up for further study and work, by arranging their own fundraiser event. The students chose a ‘love’ theme, and decided to make up some themed hampers and arrange a ticketed raffle at College. The students ran a stall where they promoted the raffle and sold tickets. Some baked cakes and made decorations on the same theme. The project ... +Read More



  • OVERHAUL NEEDED TO STOP TEACHER EXODUS

    (www.fenews.co.uk)

    04/23/2019 11:20 AM

    Schools need to provide better access to well-being services to prevent a mass exodus of teachers That’s the warning from leading school business manager, Tracey Gray, who argues that the main factors driving the exodus are being neglected: Two in five teachers ‘expect to leave the profession within the next five years’ with stress and an excessive workload cited as core drivers behind the departure. It is absolutely vital that schools widen their ... +Read More



  • Brightest Stars Shine at NPTC Group of Colleges’ Student Awards

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    04/23/2019 11:04 AM

    SOME of the brightest and most promising students in Wales have been recognised at NPTC Group of Colleges’ annual Student Awards ceremony held at Neath College compared by well-loved local actor and presenter, Kev Johns. The evening was a celebration of academic and personal success, with one student from each academic area crowned School Award Winner of the year, plus some special awards such as Apprentice of the year, Adult Learner ... +Read More



  • Brecon Beacons College Launches Lee Stafford Academy

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    04/23/2019 10:59 AM

    Award-winning training in hair and barbering is officially at Brecon Beacons College. Celebrity hairdresser Lee Stafford has officially opened his first Academy in Wales at Brecon Beacons College, as part of NPTC Group of Colleges. His highly experienced staff have been intensively working with the Hairdressing team at the College as they deliver their first class Michelin Star standard training the Lee Stafford ‘recipe’ way, ready for the September in-take. Lee was ... +Read More




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