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What climate disclosure frameworks are out there, and which apply to me?

What climate disclosure frameworks are out there, and which apply to me?

Disclosures on climate change are becoming increasingly commonplace due to stakeholder pressure, a desire to futureproof businesses and now an increase in legislation mandating companies measure and report their climate risk.

Climate change disclosures – what should I do now?

Climate change disclosures – what should I do now?

If you’re a large UK-based public organisation with more than 500 employees, or a private organisation with over 500 employees and £500m or more in turnover, you are now required to report your emissions, climate change risks and governance in line with the TCFD framework. This is to allow investors to have more of a handle on climate-related risk and prompt firms to identify opportunities for environmental improvements.

APPG: Call for Entrepreneurship Education

APPG: Call for Entrepreneurship Education

The future of work is very likely to demand increased flexibility and creativity. These key entrepreneurial skills are not, at present, being properly encouraged in schools in the United Kingdom, and such an omission leaves the country at risk of falling behind. Enterprise can help us benefit from the opportunities provided by both new technologies and globalization, but the cultivation of these skills must begin in schools. Ensuring that a system of accessible and quality enterprise education is prioritised in schools across the country will produce a workforce that is more productive, innovative, and adaptable to whatever the future economy might hold.

Private Growth Capital - Current Trends

Private Growth Capital - Current Trends

These are challenging times for private company growth, nevertheless the private market is not all doom and gloom, writes Zuleika Salter, Co-Head of Private Growth Capital, with investor appetite for technology companies with solutions for the future of work

finnCap Tech Chat | Thomas had never seen such a mess

finnCap Tech Chat | Thomas had never seen such a mess

The process of inviting automation into any industry creates ripples across our society and affects us all in different ways. This week's Tech Chat takes a look at AIM listed companies aimed at automating activities in their respective verticals, from workforce management, national rail infrastructure to food & drink management in pubs to vending machines.

Why the energy storage market is set to explode | Energy Insights - May 2022

Why the energy storage market is set to explode | Energy Insights - May 2022

EV battery supply chains are already under pressure, stationary energy storage requirements are increasing and alternatives to lithium-ion are needed globally. Nevertheless, new battery chemistries are being commercialised and in this report we look at a panoply of battery technologies being developed.

Why funding doesn’t have to be a founder’s job

Why funding doesn’t have to be a founder’s job

The head of a scaling, fast growth company wears many hats. Being the business’s corporate finance adviser doesn’t need to be one of them, says Zuleika Salter, Co-Head of Private Growth Capital.

finnCap Tech Chat | If you go into the woods today

finnCap Tech Chat | If you go into the woods today

Spotting a success story, by definition, requires one to look at a technology investment beyond what it currently is, to see its potential, in the same way that a videographer sees potential during production in actors, location and audio before the glitz and glamour are added to its final edit.

finnCap Group invests into Energise, the net zero and sustainability consultancy

finnCap Group invests into Energise, the net zero and sustainability consultancy

finnCap Group invests in Energise, a net zero and sustainability consultancy, helping businesses address their transition to net zero and to a sustainable future and making it simple for companies to start this journey through tech-enabled platform, Net Zero Club.

Talented employees are asking more from their employers

Talented employees are asking more from their employers

The UK is currently negotiating a labour shortage of 1.3 million people. This upheaval has been termed “The Great Resignation” and is causing many businesses concern around how to keep their employees and retain talent.

How can you adapt for existing and new employees?

How can you adapt for existing and new employees?

There are a number of areas companies can look towards to retain their key people. Offering hybrid, or full-time remote working for those who want it is a good starting point, following the last years of government-mandated home working. We take a closer look at the strategies.