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Quarterly company insolvencies show 17% increase with tough times ahead forecast

Quarterly insolvency statistics released last Friday for Q3 2021* show that the number of company insolvencies was 17% higher than in Q2 2021 and 43% higher than in Q3 2020.… The post Quarterly company insolvencies show 17% increase with tough times ahead forecast appeared first on London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com.

A Double Big Mac releases nearly the same amount of greenhouse gases as a 15 mile car journey

A new online calculator tool which is run by the Vegan Society with Plant Friendly Food shows how much greenhouse gasses a McDonald’s Double Big Mac releases. The new online… The post A Double Big Mac releases nearly the same amount of greenhouse gases as a 15 mile car journey appeared first on London Business…

Energy price surge underlines need to accelerate clean energy transitions rather than subsidise fossil fuels

Countries should resist raising government support for fossil fuels in response to the global surge in energy prices and the economic impacts of the pandemic, according to the OECD and… The post Energy price surge underlines need to accelerate clean energy transitions rather than subsidise fossil fuels appeared first on London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com.

Government so fed up with the French UK is looking for new trade route to bypass Dover to Calais crossing

The ongoing saga with the French authorities over fishing rights and the continued threat to blockade Calais along with threats to cut off energy supplies has now left the government… The post Government so fed up with the French UK is looking for new trade route to bypass Dover to Calais crossing appeared first on…

COP26: Home deliveries are the greenest Christmas shopping option, says ParcelHero

The COP26 climate change conference is underway in Glasgow, with many of the world’s leading politicians meeting to discuss global warming. Considerable focus is naturally falling on the UK’s own… The post COP26: Home deliveries are the greenest Christmas shopping option, says ParcelHero appeared first on London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com.

Visa changes welcome news for UK skills shortages, but more is needed

News of amends to visa and immigration requirements for HGV drivers and the introduction of Scale Up Visas is positive news for employers struggling with skills shortages, but shouldn’t be… The post Visa changes welcome news for UK skills shortages, but more is needed appeared first on London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com.

Only ¼ of large caps are on track to meet the Paris Agreement

The United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP) is in its 26th edition this year in Glasgow, Scotland. This is where global head of states, policymakers, and luminaries are… The post Only ¼ of large caps are on track to meet the Paris Agreement appeared first on London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com.

Building supplies shortage has cost UK tradespeople over £3.5bn

The building supplies shortage has cost UK tradespeople over £3.5 billion – with almost 80% saying they’ve had to turn down work in the last three months as a result… The post Building supplies shortage has cost UK tradespeople over £3.5bn appeared first on London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com.

Governments need to address inevitable risks of losses and damages from climate change

As governments face the challenge of delivering on their net-zero by 2050 commitments, a new OECD report says they must focus in parallel on reducing and managing the inevitable risk… The post Governments need to address inevitable risks of losses and damages from climate change appeared first on London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com.

British Business Investments announces new £30m commitment to Mobeus Equity Partners

British Business Investments, a commercial subsidiary of the British Business Bank, today announces a £30m commitment to UK focused small cap specialist, Mobeus Equity Partners to its Fund V. Mobeus… The post British Business Investments announces new £30m commitment to Mobeus Equity Partners appeared first on London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com.

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