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UK Wind Sets New Record and Supplies More Power Than Domestic Coal, Hydro and Biomass By Melissa C. Lott | August 14, 2014
Business  (tags: UK, business, consumers, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, government, greenbuilding, investing, SustainableDevelopment, world )

Ruth
- 18 days ago - blogs.scientificamerican.com
'On Sunday night, wind power in the United Kingdom supplied more electricity than domestic coal, biomass, and hydropower (combined) and set a new record for maximum hourly output.'
UK Looks to Boost Fracking With New Land Access Rules
Business  (tags: fracking, law, rights to access land, Government, UK )

Ray
- 119 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The UK government has proposed new rules regarding rights to access land in a bid to speed up the introduction of fracking. It proposes that shale oil and gas companies are granted access to land below 300m from the surface.
TUC Launches Its First Guide to Autism in the Workplace
Business  (tags: business, uk, Trade unions, autism, Autism spectrum disorder, disability )

David
- 133 days ago - tuc.org.uk
Autism in the workplace aims to inform union reps and workers of the facts around the condition, and advice on how to support autistic staff to ensure they get the adjustments they may need - and to which they are legally entitled.
RBS Plan for 200% Bonuses Blocked By Treasury Body
Business  (tags: RBS, George Osborne, Bonus Cap, UK )

Ray
- 145 days ago - bbc.co.uk
George Osborne (Pictured): "It was not right to increase the bonus cap. I'm glad that RBS have agreed with that", Royal Bank of Scotland has abandoned attempts to pay bonuses twice the size of salaries after being told the move would not be approved.
Barclays Awards Top Executives Almost £32m in Shares
Business  (tags: Business, Banks, Barclays, UK )

Ray
- 185 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Barclays has awarded shares worth almost £32m to its top executives. The total rewards, which include elements of salary and long-term incentives,
UK: Mainstream Charities Donated Thousands to Islamic Group Fronted By Jihad Terror Suspect
Business  (tags: UK, Abuse, Charity donating to Islamic terrorism )

Beth
- 186 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
A controversial Islamic rights group fronted by a man charged with attending a terror training camp in Syria is being bankrolled by two mainstream British charities, including a foundation set up in the name of Dame Anita Roddick.
Self-Employment Boom: Good or Bad?
Business  (tags: business, finance, self employed, UK )

Ray
- 208 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Britain now has more people working for themselves than ever before. As of the last quarter of 2013 some 4.3 million of us earn our own crust and are officially self-employed.
UK Economic Recovery Not Secure, Warns George Osborne
Business  (tags: business, economy, politics, Chancellor George Osborne, UK )

Ray
- 210 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The UK's economic recovery is "not yet secure", Chancellor George Osborne has warned, ahead of next month's Budget.
Stop Stigmatising the Unemployed: The Problem Is the Lack of Decent Jobs
Business  (tags: Jobs, Unemployment, UK, Tories, Labour, #livingwage, young workers, stigmatised )

Brian
- 240 days ago - newstatesman.com
"Young workers don't need education in "turning up in time" - they need job opportunities that pay at least a living wage."
China Sunergy Achieves Major Milestone of International Development With The Sale of a Solar Farm Project in Cornwall to a Leadi
Business  (tags: China, UK, world, business, consumers, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, GoodNews, investing, SustainableDevelopment )

Ruth
- 259 days ago - ases.org
"The Project, located in the southwest of Cornwall in the United Kingdom (UK) was connected to the grid at the end of March of this year and now generates enough local green electricity to power over 1500 households."PLEASE NOTICE,POST!
UK Retailer M&S Faces Boycott After Muslim Worker Refused to Sell Alcohol
Business  (tags: retail, Muslins, alcohol, UK, England, shopping )

Freya
- 270 days ago - worldnews.nbcnews.com
British retailer Marks and Spencer apologized on Monday to customers angered after a Muslim checkout worker refused to sell champagne for religious reasons.
IKEA to Sell Solar Panels at All UK Stores SOLAR ENERGY NEWS | OCTOBER 3, 2013 BY BRIAN
Business  (tags: UK, business, consumers, corporate, economy, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, ethics, farming, finance, GoodNews, goodnews, greenbuilding, investing, marketing, news, society, SustainableDevelopment, technology, world )

Ruth
- 344 days ago - solartribune.com
'IKEA will soon sell solar panels across all 17 of its UK stores, in a move that shows the Swedish flat-pack furniture giant's support for environmental sustainability.'KEA plans to offer the standard black 3.36 kilowatt system in store as...'SHARE,NOTE!
McDonald's Ties Nine Out of 10 Workers to Zero-Hours Contracts
Business  (tags: McDonald's, Subway, UK, revelations, zero-hours contracts, Labour Party, MPs, campaign, guarantee, working hours, abolish 0-hrs, Institute of Directors, flexible labour market, economy, unemployment, Italy, Spain )

LucyKalei
- 408 days ago - theguardian.com
UK's biggest food chain's admitted 90% of workforce/82,800 staff on controversial contracts that've been criticised because no guarantee of regular work & no stability of income offered. Employers body of 38,000 directors claims economy needs flexibility
Contractor Loses Out on His 'Dream' £1,000-a-Week IT Role After Unwittingly Saying He Would Treat His Muslim Recruiter to a Baco
Business  (tags: UK, Contractor, job loss, unwittingly offers bacon sandwhich to Mu )

Beth
- 437 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
An IT contractor was accused of racism and refused a £1,000-a-week NHS job after innocently offering to buy an Asian recruitment consultant a bacon sandwich. Clive Hunt, 58, had already been given the eight-month contract - worth £32,000 - and was invit
Secretive Thinktanks Crushing Democracy - Millionaire$ & Corporation$ Sway Public Opinion Using Tax Breaks
Business  (tags: rightwing thinktanks, lobbying, funding, corporations, millionaires, US, UK, public opinion, influence, cry freedom, hunger, poverty, rules, regulation, public health, industrial injuries, exploitation, pollution, dustbin earth, unscrupulous banking )

LucyKalei
- 1067 days ago - guardian.co.uk
Rightwing thinktank funding by m$$naires & corp's explains why they outn° & outspend those arguing for public services & distribution of wealth. Claim to stand for freedom but they mean freedom from rules that prevent their sponsors playing by their own
 

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