Entries by Margaret Lane

Apprentice Levy Funds “not being used”

Figures obtained by the BBC show that employers who are paying money into their apprenticeship levy accounts are not then using the money to fund apprenticeships in their organisation. One possible reason is the outdated notion that apprentices can be difficult to manage. In this week’s edition of In the Know, we cover: – Care […]

EU Settlement Scheme Toolkit and BEIS Brexit Readiness Roadshows

EU Settlement Scheme Toolkit and BEIS Brexit Readiness Roadshows The Home Office’s EU Settlement Scheme Employer Toolkit is at https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/eu-settlement-scheme-employer-toolkit BEIS is running a sequence of Brexit Readiness Roadshows – this will be a moving target to some extent as events will be added and removed as time goes on so it’s worth checking more […]

Join event to get your business up and running in the US

The hassle free way to land and expand in the US! 26th September – Birmingham ________________________________________ Join us on Thursday 26th September in Birmingham at this intensive seminar, supported by the Department for International Trade, designed to help ambitious UK companies make the transition to the largest economic market on the planet… Have you considered […]

ASI Media Release, 13 September 2019

Aluminium Stewardship Initiative certifies Jiangsu Zhongji Lamination Materials Co., Ltd, against ASI Chain of Custody Standard Jiangsu Zhongji Lamination Materials Co., Ltd, has achieved Certification to the ASI Chain of Custody for its facility in Jiangyin City, China. The certification includes post-casthouse activities related to their aluminium foil production. Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) today announced […]

June 2019 Energy report

Wholesale markets remain unpredictable with a number of new drivers beginning to emerge. Global demand – or rather the lack it – appears to be the dominant driver of the day and, with no sign of this changing in the short term, prices continue to be held in check. The latest Capacity market auction cleared its […]

May 2019 Energy report

While we now know for certain when Theresa May will be standing down from office, what affect her announcement will mean to energy prices is very much unknown. The need to resolve Brexit will be top priority for the new PM. Energy markets will continue to remain highly susceptible to the perceived outcome, deal or no deal. […]

ASI Newsletter – April 2019

In the April edition of the ASI Newsletter: Understanding ASI’s outcomes and impacts ASI Certification is not an end itself – ASI’s vision is to maximise the contribution of aluminium to a sustainable society. This will mean practices and performances in the value chain need to keep improving. How will we know whether ASI is […]