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…Details
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…Details
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.