We have included regular updates on the new SECR regulations in recent e-bulletins.

The scheme is now in force and places additional reporting obligations on impacted businesses.

More details on threshold criteria and requirements of the scheme can be found by listening to our free webinar (below) on the topic and the government guidance document (chapter 2) which can be found here.

To help business with the reporting process the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) and Companies House have recently launched a digital reporting tool that allows firms to file energy and carbon data alongside traditional financial data in annual reports.

This is the first time that non-financial data is able to be submitted digitally in this. The move is hoped to streamlined the process of SECR and boost its effectiveness.

Companies House’s director Ross Maude said:

This is a fantastic example of cross-government working to deliver a digital service that addresses an important issue.