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£1.9 billion boost for business 23 December 2008

Business is saving an estimated £1.9 billion a year in time and money, according to the latest progress report from the Government's programme to cut red tape. The report sets out 240 measures to date that Government is taking to make regulation simpler for businesses, charities and the public sector. It also shows that government is on track to meet the target of cutting the administrative cost of regulation by 25% by 2010, that will deliver an estimated £3.4 billion a year in savings. ...

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Wales to be energy self sufficient by 2025 29 July 2008

Tidal power projects have previously been refused on the Severn Estuary, but due to growing evidence of climate change and rising fuel costs there has been an increased interest in acquiring energy through sustainable means. In an attempt to become entirely energy “self sufficient” by 2025 Wales is hoping to depend on wave and tidal technologies to provide half, and wind power to provide a third of Welsh renewable power. ...