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Skills in Focus – Heat Networks

Skills in Focus – Heat Networks

This follow-on session focused on the technologies and skills involved in designing, installing, operating and maintaining heat networks:

  • Recap of first session – opportunities for geothermal heating in the Staffordshire region
  • Why Heat Networks Work – enabling decarbonisation and broader community benefits
  • How Heat Networks Work – basic technologies, best practice and new digital solutions
  • How to make Heat Networks work – basic strategies and programme management
  • Securing capability in delivering projects – local training and innovation platform
  • Bridging capacity gaps in the supply chain – driving business and investments
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Skills in Focus – Building Efficiency and Geothermal

Skills in Focus – Building Efficiency and Geothermal

  • Investments underway – Decarbonising Staffordshire, and beyond
  • Seizing the Opportunities – Maximising the local benefits
  • Preparing Investments – Solutions & Skills in demand
  • Skills in focus – Building Efficiency & Geothermal Heating
  • Attracting inward investments – Local business hub.
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BCC SAYS MANY BUSINESSES FACE DIFFICULT WEEKS AHEAD DESPITE PLAN FOR SELF-ISOLATION EXEMPTIONS

While it will be a relief to some businesses in England that select critical workers can be exempt from self-isolation, it will leave many more still facing critical staff shortages and lost revenue as the number of people being asked to isolate remains high.

BCC Calls for Negotiated Settlement Following Latest NI Protocol Announcement

Responding to the announcement of the new UK approach to the Northern Ireland Protocol, William Bain, Head of Trade Policy at the BCC, said: “Businesses in both Great Britain and Northern Ireland need durable, workable, negotiated solutions on compliance with the Protocol to ensure the continued two-way flow of goods East-West and North-South. The UK Government and EU need to work together to find solutions which work for business."

BCC SAYS BUSINESSES CAN HAVE A LEADING ROLE IN THE SWITCH TO A GREENER FUTURE

The UK government should seek to expand trade opportunities for UK businesses in the switch to greener technologies and practices.

BUSINESS SUPPORT WILL BE CRUCIAL AS NEW EU BORDER AND CUSTOMS CONTROL PLANS ARE CONFIRMED

Hard-pressed companies will need further support into next year as they adjust to this new phase of the biggest change in trading terms with the rest of Europe for half a century.