ECA tax incentives for energy saving drives

The Government’s Enhanced Capital Allowances (ECAs) gives businesses a straightforward way for a business to improve its cash flow through accelerated tax relief.   The ECA Scheme for Energy Saving Technologies encourages businesses to invest in energy-saving plant or machinery. The Government’s Energy Technology List (ETL), is managed by the Carbon Trust, and lists approved […]

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New update for official Machinery Directive guide

    New update for official Machinery Directive guide.   After leaving the European Union, UK machine builders will still need to comply with the European Machinery Directives on equipment destined for both home and export markets. A helpful source of information is the MachineBuilding.net website which regularly contains updated information.   According to MachineBuilding, […]

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UK tax incentives continue to fund energy saving installations

With energy prices again starting to rise, now is a good opportunity to review some of the financial incentives from the UK Government for installing energy saving equipment. For example, it is not only the ECA scheme that makes installing energy saving as variable speed drives sound investment.   In addition to lower running costs, […]

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UK manufacturers want to comply with EU environmental legislation.

  Post-Brexit Britain should fully transpose existing EU-led environmental legislation, at least in the short to mid-term, according to a new report out today from EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation.   Significant support from manufacturing The report – Britain and the EU: manufacturing an orderly exit – points to strong support amongst manufacturers for the UK […]

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High performance automation in bakery production

  Bakery automation uses innovative solutions to address business and production issues facing bakers. Modern bakery plants built around automated control systems help bakers improve productivity and flexibility, reduce energy costs and boost operational efficiencies. Importantly, they give companies the ability to respond quickly to changes in raw materials, product variety and variable demand.   […]

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