Low Carbon Skills Fund
The Low Carbon Skills Fund (LCSF) gives Scottish businesses with under 100 employees the opportunity to apply for up to £5000 towards employee training costs in areas such as renewable energy and low-carbon technologies, energy efficiency, waste management and re-use, and reducing carbon in supply and energy management.
We will refund up to 60% of employee training costs, up to a maximum of £1000 per employee.
1. Benefits of Low Carbon Skills Funding
Monday, 30 November 2015
Shell Springboard is now open for applications from the UK’s most innovative low-carbon entrepreneurs.
Shell is calling on entrepreneurs with bright ideas for reducing carbon emissions to enter the Shell Springboard programme for a chance to receive a no strings attached grant to help scale-up their businesses.
The national Shell Springboard winner will collect a total grant of £150,000. Further five finalists will each receive £40,000 to help take their businesses to the next stage.
Thursday, 22 October 2015
Energy Saving Opportunities Scheme
The Energy Saving Opportunities Scheme (ESOS) is a mandatory energy assessment scheme for organisations in the United Kingdom that meet the qualification criteria.
It mainly affects businesses but can also apply to not-for-profit bodies and any other non-public sector undertakings that are large enough to meet the qualification criteria.
These are businesses that:
Monday, 03 August 2015
Have you improved your environmental performance? Enhanced the competitiveness of your business or supported the wider goals of sustainable developments?
If so, then enter for a VIBES Award - it's free and simple!
VIBES (Vision in Business for the Environment of Scotland) Awards 2015 opened for applications on 7 May and close on 13 July and businesses in Scotland of all sectors are eligible to apply.
Applications and guidance notes can be found at www.vibes.org.uk along with a list of the various categories.
Thursday, 25 June 2015
The 2015/16 Resource Efficient Scotland Loan Scheme has opened for applications.
Could your business take advantage of an unsecured, interest free loan from £1,000 to £100,000?
Resource Efficient Scotland loans are funded by the Scottish Government to help businesses reduce costs through improved energy, material resource and/or water efficiency.
Tuesday, 02 June 2015