Just one-fifth of UK businesses believe environmental regulations are too strong
Most UK businesses strongly support environmental regulation, with just one-fifth believing that the current rules are excessive, a new survey has found.The YouGov poll of 1,000 firms, which was carried out on behalf of Unchecked UK, found that 38% believe that the government regulates environmental practices “too little”, while 34% think it is the “r
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