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See below for some of the latest news stories and information that may be useful to you and your business:

£400m Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund Launched

The British Business Bank has launched its £400m Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund (NPIF). The fund is aimed at boosting the North of England's economy and helping the region's businesses realise their growth potential. 
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Power prices ‘set to rise 5-10% in next 12 months’ as Brexit bites

Power prices could rise 5-10% over the next 12 months due to the impact of Brexit on Sterling, according to one of Europe’s largest economic consultancies. Read more:

£4 Million Boost to Help Businesses Switch Vans and Trucks to Electric (UK)

Grants of up to £20,000 are available to businesses to switch their large trucks to electric vehicles.
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Preventing Water Pollution
SVR Plastics Ltd in Skelmersdale are the latest company to demonstrate their commitment to preventing water pollution.
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UK Government Must Revive Climate Change Act, Claims Law Firm
ClientEarth states that the Government has failed to correct its course after admitting five years ago its policies would miss emissions targets by 187Mt CO2.
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