‘Brussels could declare UK’s energy U-turn illegal’

David Buchan, of the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies, examines UK energy policy and foresees a possible clash with Europe

‘EU vote is missed opportunity for greener farming’

Consumers deserve more than just food from a farming sector that receives billions in European Union subsidies, says Matthias Meissner of WWF

Tax bonanza for UK patents

In just two months the UK will have a fiscal regime for innovative companies that will be the envy of many tax havens, writes Kathryn Cooper

Will Patent Box alter culture?

The jury is out on the impact of tax incentives incorporated in the government’s Patent Box. Patent attorney Ilya Kazi adjudicates

Tax reform set to boost R&D

As much as £280 million in research and development tax credits has been left unclaimed in the IT sector alone. New arrangements, which come into force next month, will act as a more direct incentive, says Alasdair Poore

On threshold of greatness despite financial crash

Wind and marine energy continues to set new milestones, but investors and business leaders want clear support from government, writes Mike Scott

Industry focuses on forthcoming government policy proposals

The energy industry awaits details of reform measures with a sense of keen anticipation, as Tim Probert discovers