The UK Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) is lobbying the UK government and local authorities to encourage adoption of new Euro IV diesel vehicles and improve air quality.
As International Women’s Day fast approaches, female hierarchy within British business is at the forefront of the political agenda.
At its recent Annual General Meeting, the North of Ireland Veterinary Association (NIVA) elected Simon Doherty MRCVS as the new president for 2015-2016 after serving a year as junior vice president.
Here at CJAM we like to support good causes, and particularly when we can help towards improving people’s health and wellbeing. Our colleague Lisa Dalton has taken the lead in sourcing excess running kit from her local running club to donate to A Mile in her Shoes, a great charity that helps women from all walks of life to enjoy the benefits of running.
The UK’s Lighting Industry received a huge boost this week as the Lighting Industry Association received a share of the Government’s Regional Growth Fund to further develop its laboratory services (LIA Laboratories) and new Lighting Training Academy.
A Northumberland biomass entrepreneur has joined the board of his industry’s largest trade association.
The Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) has joined the Trade Association Forum.
The statement sent to the MPs by the two UK trade associations is supported by Friends of the Earth and Greenpeace and calls for zero carbon homes standards to be restored to levels recommended by the government’s own advisers.
Nine trade associations in the UK have been advised that they should merge into a single body to strengthen lobbying in Europe and slash membership costs, according to a Reuters report.
CJAM’s Managing Director Christine Joyce will be speaking at the Membership Excellence (MEMX) 2015 conference in London in March. Hosted by MemberWise, the popular one-day event will see associations and membership organisations from across the UK come together to learn and share best practice in successful membership development. CJAM will also be a key sponsor of the conference.