This website uses cookies primarily for visitor analytics. Certain pages will ask you to fill in contact details to receive additional information. On these pages you have the option of having the site log your details for future visits. Indicating you want the site to remember your details will place a cookie on your device. To view our full cookie policy, please click here. You can also view it at any time by going to our Contact Us page.

ESOS fines of nearly £160,000 announced

05 October 2018

Fifteen companies have received fines for non-compliance with the Energy Savings Opportunities Scheme (ESOS) by administrator the Environment Agency (EA).

This follows previous announcements on the numbers of firms that had failed to submit their reports, which the EA stated numbered around 1,500 businesses in June 2017.

The EA subsequently stated that approximately 500 organisations were confirmed as qualifying for the ESOS scheme and it had served more than 300 enforcement notices.

With fines now issued for 15 companies, it appears that the vast majority of qualifying businesses have now complied with the requirements of the scheme.

Questions continue to be asked whether the data emerging from ESOS compliance is now being used to improve the energy efficiency of the facilities in question.

Further information on the amount of fines can be seen here.

The PFM Editorial Advisory Board have confirmed numerous times the importance of remaining compliant in all areas of FM.

While the fines issued are not considered excessive - ranging from £1,740 to £45,000 - it shows that the EA is willing to enforce compliance where necessary.

With just 15 companies judged to be in breach of the ESOS regulations from initial assessments that estimated more than 10,000 were eligible, the scheme appears to have achieved a high level of compliancy.


Print this page | E-mail this page

MOST VIEWED...


Article image Why the Law Says You Need a Nappy Bin Disposal Service

At home, parents are used to disposing of their babies’ used nappies the same way they do any other domestic waste - bagging it up and sticking it in the rubbish for general collection.Full Story...

Article image Price tag of £14m for security services provider

Mitie has announced the purchase of Vision Security Group (VSG) from Compass Group for the sum of £14m.Full Story...

More sit-stand desks for the workplace?

Competency in FM - part one

Benchmarking maintenance

http://www.fsifm.comhttps://www.centricabusinesssolutions.com/performance/chp-education?utm_source=PFM&utm_medium=News%20letter%20banner&utm_campaign=CHPhttp://www.pfmawards.co.uk/https://ccsheretohelp.uk/products-services/buildings/facilities-management/?utm_source=press-display&utm_medium=banner&utm_campaign=buildings-fm&utm_content=pfm-websitehttps://www.daikinapplied.uk/servicehttps://www.ledvance.com/index.jsp