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The problem with Japanese Knotweed
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 25 2012

Japanese Knotweed was introduced to the United Kingdom from Japan in 1825 as an ornamental plant


The implications of Brexit on planning and the environment
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • July 17 2016

In the referendum held on Thursday 23 June 2016, people of the UK voted in favour of leaving the European Union. The discussions around the leave


Unconventional oil and gas business rates in England
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 14 2014

On 13 January 2014, the Government announced that councils in England can expect to receive millions of pounds in business rates from shale gas


Consultation on unconventional oil and gas in Scotland: the next step in the road to a decision
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 14 2017

On 31 January 2017, the Scottish Government announced a consultation on onshore unconventional oil and gas in Scotland, seeking views from


Making the most of onshore wind assets
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 6 2016

Currently there is about 210 MW of operating onshore wind capacity that is older than 15 years, but by 2020 this figure will grow to nearly 1,000 MW


Brexit Analysis Bulletin Rural
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • July 1 2016

The questions raised by the Brexit vote in the EU Referendum remain numerous and diverse; funding arrangements, trade deals, food regulation


Protecting forests from roaming livestock
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 1 2017

Forest Enterprise Scotland (FES), the Managers of Scotland's National Forest Estate, have issued guidance to help their staff work closely with


UK IPO launches green patent database
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 22 2010

The 'green' database is intended to provide businesses with access to information on environmentally sound inventions thus supporting sustainable and responsible economic growth


Carrots and sticks - improving energy efficiency of non-domestic buildings
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 1 2016

Both the Scottish and the UK Governments have produced regulations that are intended to improve the energy efficiency of existing buildings in the UK


Energy Efficiency 2016 Regulations - Impact on Insolvency
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 9 2016

The Scottish Government has been ahead of the rest of the UK in its attempts to introduce methods which are designed to change behaviour and