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McKinnon & Clarke, one of the UK’s largest purchaser of energy, has described Scottish Power’s rising profits (up 7.9 per cent to £1.29 billion*) as ‘indefensible’.

Businesses are unprepared for a complex government plan to cut corporate energy use and it will only deliver 1.4% of its carbon reduction target for 2020, energy consultants McKinnon & Clarke said today.

McKinnon & Clarke, the UK’s largest independent energy consultancy, has called on the Government to take tough decisions and invest in the UK’s energy industry or face the reality of running low on energy.

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David Hughes sums up his entrepreneurial career to date thus: four spectacular successes and two failures. He founded the sports retailer Allsports and achieved turnover of £180 million before a vicious price war meant decline, administration in 2005 and a sell-off to rival JD Sports.

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