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The big talking point recently has been the G7 Conference. Ahead of the gathering of the world’s seven most advanced economic nations, the UK, as presidents of the group in 2021, has been pushing for greater progress in ensuring financial markets support lower greenhouse gas emissions. When Chancellor Rishi Sunak met with finance ministers and...
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In 2021 Spring Budget, the Chancellor announced the introduction of temporarily increased tax reliefs for the purchase of qualifying assets with the aim of stimulating business investment and promoting economic growth and recovery. We’ve created a quick guide to help you understand the new super-deduction tax. What is the super-deduction tax? From 1 April 2021...
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Growing push for Net Zero finance This month green investments are hitting the headlines. The Guardian is reporting that pension funds must set a target of Net Zero emissions for their investments if the UK is to meet its climate goals, influential figures in climate activism have urged. The UK pensions sector accounts for about...
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A great February for Capitas; along with a number of other energy projects, we are pleased to have supported our customer, Northwick Estate, with further investment in their Anaerobic Digestion infrastructure, enabling an estimated CO2 saving of 26,000 tonnes per annum. The Northwick Estate group processes in excess of 200,000 tonnes of food waste per...
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Capitas will now be providing market insights on our Company LinkedIn page, which can be accessed here. We welcome customers and partners alike to follow our page and connect with us. Reach out to Capitas Finance to discuss how we can support your energy needs.
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Last updated: Friday 20th March 2020 We want to take this opportunity to let our customers, introducers, funding partners and stakeholders know what we’re doing in response to the current Coronavirus outbreak. Whilst the situation is ever changing, here’s how we are responding as a business: Our customers The spread of Coronavirus is causing disruption...
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The scheme will be available for all high-mileage employees, saving an estimated 4 tonnes of carbon per car, per year*! The Prime Minister’s announcement to ban petrol and diesel cars by 2035, reinforced by the Chancellor’s commitment to spend £500m to support the rollout of rapid EV charging, sends a clear message that the adoption of EVs is no longer just a ‘nice to...
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Governor of the Bank of England Mark Carney has been appointed United Nations Special Envoy for Climate Action and Finance (after his term ends on 31 January). Meanwhile European Central Bank President Lagarde is pushing for climate change to be part of a strategic review of its purpose. A need for public spending to assist...
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As the General Election campaign gets under way, three main parties revealed their manifestos last week. All of them promise a lot more public investment, especially Labour which intends to almost double the current level. Whoever wins, the economy can look forward to greater support from government spending. Ready, steady, spend!  This week saw the...
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Both Germany and the UK escaped recession, figures last week showed. But both have reason to be concerned about their near-term outlook. UK election campaigning suggests either a (i) large or (ii) enormous dollop of government spending is coming. Germany could do with either. Lost mojo. No recession for the UK. Not yet anyway. After...
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