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Cardiff’s staggered work hours plan to cut city centre congestion

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption An estimated 100,000 people commuted into Cardiff city centre before coronavirus The working day could be staggered for people working at major employers in Cardiff city centre if “radical steps” to cut congestion get the go ahead. The council is discussing plans with companies for some staff to start earlier or finish later to… Read more →

Energy prices: Firmus Energy to cut some gas prices by 12%

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Domestic customers will see a £63 reduction in their annual bill Gas supplier Firmus Energy has announced a 12.48% reduction in tariffs for its customers outside Belfast from October. It is the second price cut this year for 50,000 consumers in the “Ten Towns” area. The Utility Regulator has welcomed the reduction. Firmus Energy… Read more →

Unilever to cut fossil fuels from cleaning brands

Image copyright Getty Images Unilever has pledged to drop fossil fuels from its cleaning products by 2030 to reduce carbon emissions. The consumer goods giant said it would invest €1bn (£890m, $1.2bn) in the effort. Unilever said it would replace petrochemicals with ingredients made from plants, and marine sources like algae. The company’s best-selling cleaning brands include Omo, Cif, Sunlight… Read more →