Coombs to face trial

Lighting designer Jeremy Coombs is to go on trial this November.

He will face a range of fraud charges relating to LED installations in London during 2009 and 2010. Five days have been set aside for the hearing at Southwark Crown Court, beginning on 21 November. A number of high profile industry figures is expected to be called as witnesses.

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Small to medium-sized firms miss out on £7.7bn of savings

Energy inefficiency could be costing small businesses as much as £7.7 billion a year, according to new data released by E.ON