Recharge: renewables after the UK subsidy cut

This time last year the UK renewable energy sector was still reeling. Just one month on from the election victory in May 2015, the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) sent shockwaves through the industry when it confirmed that the Conservative’s manifesto pledge “to end new subsidies for onshore wind” in fact meant an early end to the Renewables Obligation.

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Employee ownership: getting the best from your trustees

When a business chooses to transition to employee ownership (EO), a trust must be established for the benefit of the employees of the company. The trust becomes the legal owner of the company shares, and the trustees are appointed to the board of that trust. Their role is to protect the interests of the employees as shareholders.

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