Department for BEIS News

Happy birthday #RaceToZero! 🎈

In 12 months over 4,500 non-state actors, together representing nearly 10% of global emissions and almost 10% of the world’s population, have joined the race to halve emissions by 2030.

Will you join them? 👇

#COP26 | #TogetherForOurPlanet

We’re aware of criminals targeting tax credit customers by phone, saying that they owe money to HMRC - and referring them to a genuine tax credits helpline. HMRC will never ‘demand’ payment or threaten you. Do not respond.
ℹ️ For how to spot scams visit:
https://www.gov.uk/guidance/identify-hmrc-related-scam-phone-calls-emails-and-text-messages

From 21 June, there will be no cap on the number of people who can attend wedding and civil partnership ceremonies and receptions.

Check the guidance for hosting weddings and civil partnerships at your venue to keep staff and attendees safe: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-wedding-and-civil-partnership-ceremonies-receptions-and-celebrations

Today is #globalwindday💨

The UK is the world’s biggest offshore wind market.

We're partnering with @ORECatapult to help bring our world-leading expertise to new markets by connecting UK exporters with global opportunities.

Read: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/ukef-signs-flagship-green-partnership-to-boost-renewable-exports

#TogetherForOurPlanet

Today is #GlobalWindDay!

Did you know that one gigawatt of onshore #wind capacity is enough to provide electricity for 650,000 homes?

Find out more about #windturbine power and the path to #netzero here:
http://ensvgtr.uk/VdEje

@globalwindday #CleanEnergy #Renewables

On 4 May, wind turbines generated 48.5% of UK electricity.

By 2030, we will power EVERY home with offshore wind.

#GlobalWindDay #TogetherForOurPlanet

Our thriving life sciences sector supports productivity, boosts health resilience and provides high-skilled jobs across the UK 🧬 🇬🇧

At today’s Life Sciences Roundtable, we discussed how best to unlock investment, attract talent + strengthen the UK’s competitive advantage👇🏾

Scams can affect anyone, so it’s important to know how to spot one.

🔎 Check how #ScamAware you are on our new quiz http://citizensadvicequiz.typeform.com/to/qgIyky4y

1/ At #Budget2021 we went long extending our support well beyond the end of the roadmap.

Following the PM's announcement last night, below is a reminder of all the support still in place.

You can search for support here: https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus/business-support

JUBEL are raising the bar on #ClimateAction by:

🍺 switching packaging
🚚 creating an efficient supply chain
🌳 offsetting emissions they can’t reduce

Get advice & commit to reducing your business's emissions.
👉https://businessclimatehub.org/uk/?utm_campaign=TogetherSME&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter&utm_content=casestudy_jubel

#BeerDayBritain #TogetherForOurPlanet

When we published the Roadmap to ease restrictions in England, our aim was for it to be cautious - but irreversible

While it’s a difficult decision to pause Step 4 today, it’s a sensible one to ensure we have time to fully vaccinate two thirds of the adult population by 19 July

WATCH LIVE: COVID-19 press conference (14 June 2021)

Speakers:

⚫ @BorisJohnson, Prime Minister
⚫ Prof Chris Whitty, @CMO_England
⚫ Sir Patrick Vallance, @UKScienceChief
https://twitter.com/i/broadcasts/1eaJbnzeBkrJX

During #ScamAwarenessFortnight I want to remind people that absolutely anyone can be the victim of a scam. Scammers don’t care who they’re scamming, as long as they get what they want 1/5

The UK's expertise and position at the cutting edge of new technology - powered on by private enterprise, competition and the free market - will play a huge part in how we end our contribution to climate change

My piece in @Daily_Express 👇🏿

https://www.express.co.uk/comment/expresscomment/1449029/kwasi-kwarteng-g7-summit-cornwall-global-climate-change

Buying fertility treatment is a significant decision both emotionally and financially. To help you navigate this journey we’ve created a guide to your main consumer rights: http://ow.ly/nHta50F79Il

It's the first day of Scam Awareness Fortnight!

🔎 Find out how you can get involved and help people be #ScamAware http://citizensadvice.org.uk/sa21/?utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter&utm_campaign=scamsawareness

Can you spot a scam? 🔎

@CitizensAdvice have seen a rise in scammers targeting people with finance-related schemes.

Before investing always check @TheFCA Warning List to avoid scams and stay #ScamAware https://fca.org.uk/scamsmart

The #G7 have today committed to strengthening international collaboration on scientific research as nations work together to #BuildBackBetter from the pandemic🤝💚

Read the details of the pledge ⬇️
https://www.g7uk.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/G7-2021-Research-Compact-PDF-356KB-2-pages.pdf

#G7Summit #ScienceSuperpower

G7 leaders have agreed on a shared vision to #BuildBackBetter for:

📈 economic recovery and jobs
🤝 free and fair trade
💉 protection of global health
🌳 climate and environment
👩 gender equality
🌍 global responsibility and international action

https://www.g7uk.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/Carbis-Bay-G7-Summit-Communique-PDF-430KB-25-pages-3.pdf

#G7UK

Space underpins services we rely on every day, making its safe and sustainable use vital. 🛰️

At the @G7 Leaders' Summit in Cornwall today, delegates pledged to take action to tackle the growing hazard of space debris. 🌍

#G7UK | 👉 https://www.gov.uk/government/news/g7-nations-commit-to-the-safe-and-sustainable-use-of-space

"The decisions we make this decade are the most important in human history."

Sir David Attenborough addresses G7 leaders, urging them to take action against #ClimateChange.

#G7UK #BuildBackGreener #TogetherForOurPlanet 🌏

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