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Cedrec and COVID-19

In these uncertain times, we feel its right to let you all know what we're doing here at Cedrec in light of the on-going development of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The health and wellbeing of ou...

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Food waste rises as lockdown restrictions ease

A report by the Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP) has found that household food waste in the UK has increased by almost a third as lockdown restrictions were eased.

In April durin...

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Business and economic recovery planned through new Bill

The Government has published the Business and Planning Bill which contains a range of measures aimed at helping businesses and the economy recover from the impact that the C...

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Draft Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading Scheme Order 2020 published

The Draft Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading Scheme Order 2020 has been published, and will establish a new emissions trading scheme covering greenhouse gas emissions...

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Prime Minister announces 350 million pounds of funding to boost green recovery

Today (22 July) the UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced that £350 million is being made available to cut emissions from heavy industry and drive economic recovery from the COVID&nb...

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Plan B launched a legal challenge against the UK's green recovery plan

A charity, Plan B. Earth, has launched a legal challenge against the Government's plans for green recovery, claiming that they are "clearly unlawful" and inadequate in light of the ratification of...

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Aerospace grant for green development

The UK aerospace industry is to benefit from grants of up to £200 million, which will be matched by the industry, to be used on research and development projects through the Aerospace Technol...

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Consultant guilty of providing incompetent safety advice

A self-employed consultant has been fined for providing health and safety advice on technical and complex matters, while not being qualified to advise his clients.

Luton Crown Court heard h...

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HSE spot checks for COVID compliance

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is currently carrying out spot inspections on businesses in Bradford checking they are working right and are COVID-secure.

The...

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Human contribution to climate change is clear

A new study carried out by a team of climate scientists and led by the UK Met Office has set out evidence of the fact that human contributions to greenhouse gases are now beginning to show a real d...

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Planning to help protect cultural venues

Communities Secretary Robert Jenrick has announced that upcoming changes to the planning system are designed to help save and protect cultural venues such as theatres, concert halls and live perfor...

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HSE release annual statistics for workplace fatalities

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has published the annual statistics for workplace fatal injuries in Great Britain.

111 workers were killed in the 2019/202...

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Crane collapses in London

A 20m crane being used to develop a block of flats in London has collapsed, falling on top of the development itself and two adjacent houses.

The collapse sadly resulted in one fatality and...

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Manage the risks - COVID-19

As we start the journey to return to work we are all seeking guidance and advice from the government and other national and international agencies. Here at Cedrec we are collating relevant guidance...

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£40 million fund for green jobs announced

The UK Government has unveiled a new £40 million Green Recovery Challenge Fund to create jobs in nature recovery and conservation to "kick start the nation's green recovery from the coro...

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