Scottish Government continuing commitment to hydropower

A three hour debate was held at Holyrood last week to mark the 70th anniversary of the Hydro-Electric Development (Scotland) Act 1943. There was cross party agreement as to the...

Agricultural Holdings Scotland Legislation Review – Automatic Right to Buy returns to Agenda

The Scottish Government announced a few weeks ago that they have the intention of carrying out a further review of current Agricultural Holdings legislation. Somewhat to the surprise and the...

New Consultation on Tariff Levels for Non-Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive

The Government recently published their consultation on increasing tariff levels for heat generated by ground source heat pumps, large biomass and solar thermal kit accredited under the Renewable Heat Incentive...

Reduction in tariffs for medium commercial biomass

As part of the degression system introduced by DECC in February of this year, tariffs available to new applicants will be reduced where uptake of a technology is greater than...

Petrodel v Prest: What this means in Scotland

On 12th June 2013 Mrs Prest was successful in an appeal to the Supreme Court who unanimously held that she should receive a transfer of 14 properties in part-payment of...

The changing face of responsible investment – has it moved mainstream?

Cambridge Judge Business School recently hosted a one-day summit on responsible investment. The summit was organised in collaboration with the Strategy Council of the Norwegian Government Pension Fund Global (GPFG)...