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.
REA announces the official launch of UK Solar and its first storage representation body, UK Energy Storage.
Companies across the UK could be leaving themselves open to cyber attacks, reports TechWeek Europe, with half of businesses vulnerable to being hacked in less than 30 minutes. This is the alarming assessment of data security specialist Walter Rossi, who has warned that the majority of businesses are simply not prepared for cyber security attacks and are don’t have adequate measures in place to guard against them.
The Resource Association, a U.K.-based trade association for the reprocessing and recycling industries and their supply chain, has announced that Jonathan Short has resigned as its chairman and board member.
The British Bulgarian Business Association (BBBA) was formally launched on January 9 at the Residence of UK ambassador Jonathan Allen.
The Professional Squash Association (PSA) has signed a new broadcast and marketing partnership deal with BT Sport that will see the United Kingdom television channel air coverage from all World Series tournaments, including the World Championship.
The Investment Management Assocation has completed its rebrand to The Investment Association, following its announcement in June.
The UK’s Tenant Farmers Association (TFA) has launched a new campaign on Farm Business Tenancies (FBTs), aimed at more than doubling the average length of term offered by landlords on FBTs. According to TFA National Chairman Stephen Wyrill, farm businesses need long-term security to ride out economic storms, and to service the borrowing necessary to support business development.