Entries by Melissa Beasley


The Annual Dinner 2020 – SAVE THE DATE! We are excited to announce we have confirmed a date for the Annual Dinner 2020, please mark your diaries now for Thursday 22nd October. After such fantastic feedback from this year’s dinner, we will once again be hosting the annual event at the Park Regis hotel, Birmingham. […]

How to Prepare for Brexit: 6 Areas for Businesses to Consider

How to Prepare for Brexit: 6 Areas for Businesses to Consider As you’ve probably heard, Government officials will be giving 1-to-1 Brexit readiness briefings on our stand at the Advanced Engineering Show on 30 and 31 October. Based on conversations with ALFED members, the wider business community and the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial […]

No Deal Readiness Report

No Deal Readiness Report No deal Readiness report The content of the No-Deal Brexit Readiness report; Foreword by the Prime Minister 3 Preface by the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster 5 Executive summary 7 1. Borders 13 A: Flow at the Border – Goods 13 B: Cross-Border Transport Operations 22 C: Import Tariffs 25 […]

Chemical Provisions in the Environment Bill

Following the Queen’s Speech, the Environment Bill has been introduced into Parliament Here is the link to the Bill documents. The Bill now contains chemicals-related provisions with enabling powers to amend the Articles REACH as it applies in UK law and the REACH Enforcement Regulations.  These provisions are clause 122 and Schedule 20 in the […]

Future Aluminium Forum 2020

Centre des congrès de Québec, Québec City, Canada The Future Aluminium Forum will return on 25 – 27 May 2020! Now in its third year, the Forum has established itself as the key event to show case studies, discuss optimisation through machine learning and examine robotics, automation and augmented reality across the value chain. Hear […]

TWI: Digital Manufacturing for Industry Conference

Digital Manufacturing for Industry 4.0 Conference 20 November 2019 TWI Ltd, Granta Park, Great Abington, Cambridge CB21 6AL Join TWI for a free one-day event that will focus on Industry 4.0 and its application to joining technologies and wider. With a focus on real industrial case studies, Industry 4.0 business tools and concepts, this event […]

Brexit Business Readiness Weekly Bulletin  

Edition: Brexit Business Readiness Weekly Bulletin Issue 35: 3 October 2019 Next week The Department for Business is  hosting a series of webinars in partnership with the British Library. Each webinar will have an individual focus and there will be the opportunity to ask questions to the officials in every webinar. These webinars are aimed at businesses, especially […]

US tariff measures annoucement (Airbus WTO Dispute)

Conference call invitation Friday 4 October 2019 for 13:30: US tariff measures announcement (Airbus WTO Dispute) The World Trade Organisation (WTO) has released its report on US retaliatory rights in relation to the Airbus dispute. DIT’s Press Statement can be found here. Take part in the information session that DIT will be hosting to inform stakeholders who […]