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eit innovation strategy

EIT innovation strategy proposed for 2021-27

The European Commission has put forward its 2021-27 Strategic Innovation Agenda for the European Institute for Innovation and Technology (EIT). The Commission proposed a €3bn...
clean maritime plan

Clean maritime plan to cut emissions from UK shipping

The UK government has announced an ambitious clean maritime plan, committing its fleet to cutting greenhouse gas emissions. The clean maritime plan, to be implemented...
good character requirement

Good character requirement for migrants to be tightened and expanded

Conor Kavanagh, correspondent for the UK’s leading organisation of immigration lawyers the Immigration Advice Service, analyses the UK’s good character requirement for citizenship applicants. In...
banking stress tests audit

Banking stress tests audit shows need for wider risk assessment

An EU-wide banking stress tests audit has found that stress tests administered by the European Banking Authority (EBA) pay insufficient attention to systemic risk. The...
helsinki sustainability

Helsinki sustainability celebrated as Finland takes over EU presidency

Finland has commemorated the opening of its tenure holding the presidency of the EU with a range of events celebrating sustainability in Helsinki. Mayor of...
vehicle excise duty review

Vehicle excise duty review sees company car tax rates cut

A review by the UK government of vehicle excise duty has resulted in substantial cuts to future tax rates on company cars producing zero...
wave energy

Wave energy projects set for development in UK, Ireland

Blue economy project developer Simply Blue Energy and technology firm CorPower Ocean have partnered to develop wave energy projects in the UK and Ireland. The...
scottish deposit return

Scottish deposit return benefits outlined in new report

The Scottish government has published a comprehensive assessment of the benefits of implementing Scottish deposit return schemes. The government is outlining proposals for a Scottish...
uk engineering investment electric vehicle infrastructure

UK engineering investment to target electric vehicle infrastructure

The UK government has announced a £37m (€41.13m) investment in engineering projects aimed at improving electric vehicle infrastructure. The UK engineering investment was announced yesterday,...
cybersecurity and data protection

Cybersecurity and data protection: when mistakes make headlines

Andy Barratt, UK MD at cybersecurity consultancy Coalfire, explores ways to strengthen cybersecurity and data protection policy in the public sector. Everyone makes mistakes. After...

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