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Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Workplace testing extended

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Letter to businesses on workplace testing, February 2021 The COVID free-testing programme has been extended until the end of June. Details can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-letter-to-businesses-on-workplace-testing-february-2021

By |2021-02-26T10:04:11+00:00February 26th, 2021|Industry News|Comments Off on Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Workplace testing extended

Step-by-step plan announced to ease restrictions in England

The Prime Minister, Rt Hon Boris Johnson MP, announced to Parliament on Monday 22 February, the government’s roadmap to cautiously ease lockdown restrictions in England. It published a four-step roadmap to ease restrictions across England and provide a route back to a more normal way of life. Before taking each step, the Government will review

By |2021-02-26T10:02:51+00:00February 26th, 2021|Industry News|Comments Off on Step-by-step plan announced to ease restrictions in England

Cast Metals Federation Apprenticeship Webinar

Cast Metals Federation Apprenticeship Webinar 16 March 2021 @ 2pm New to Apprenticeships?  This webinar will provide you with all the information you need to get started, whether you want to take on new apprentices or use an apprenticeship to upskill current employees. Join our Webinar and find out how an Apprentice can: grow your

By |2021-02-24T08:50:42+00:00February 24th, 2021|Industry News|Comments Off on Cast Metals Federation Apprenticeship Webinar

Government announces NEW £20 million SME Brexit Support Fund

The £20 million SME Brexit Support Fund, offers support to help small businesses adjust to new customs procedures, rules of origin, and VAT rules when trading with the EU. Eligibility: The SME Brexit Support Fund could give you up to £2,000 if your business has up to 500 employees, and no more than £100 million annual

By |2021-02-19T09:08:49+00:00February 19th, 2021|Industry News|Comments Off on Government announces NEW £20 million SME Brexit Support Fund

ICME – National Webinar ‘Precise Industrial 3D Metrology’

On Monday 11th January, the West Midlands Branch and a total of 38 attendees from across the UK, were again treated to very well presented and professionally high standard technical lecture delivered by the branch. The lecture ‘Precise Industrial 3D Metrology’ was kindly presented by Mr Stuart Dix from GOM, a part of the Zeiss

By |2021-02-16T14:29:55+00:00February 16th, 2021|ICME General News, Industry News|Comments Off on ICME – National Webinar ‘Precise Industrial 3D Metrology’

ICME National Webinar “Graphite Nucleation in Grey and Ductile Irons”

Monday 1st March @ 7.30 pm – 8.30 pm Hosted by West Midlands, Birmingham & Coventry Branch “Graphite Nucleation in Grey and Ductile Irons” Presented by Dr.Torbjorn Skaland, Mr. Mark Sims & Mr. James Vaughan - Elkem Ltd   The Technical Lecture will be streamed online only as a webinar due to ongoing Covid 19 restrictions.

By |2021-02-16T14:29:24+00:00February 16th, 2021|ICME General News, West Midlands Branch News|Comments Off on ICME National Webinar “Graphite Nucleation in Grey and Ductile Irons”

Government boost to rapid workplace testing

An online portal has been launched to make it even easier for business in the private sector to get involved and find out more about offering rapid testing in the workplace. Business that are open during lockdown can now sign up to rapid testing programmes that identify cases of Covid-19 in employees who are not

By |2021-02-12T11:31:20+00:00February 12th, 2021|Industry News|Comments Off on Government boost to rapid workplace testing

ICME holds another successful National Technical Lecture

On Monday 7th December 2020, the West Midlands Branch and a total of 38 attendees from across the UK, were once again treated to this interesting, high standard technical lecture. The lecture ‘Integrated Design Procedures for Volume Produced Cast Aluminum Automotive Components’ was kindly presented by Tony Firkin of Alucast. Tony has a very wide

By |2021-02-04T09:05:31+00:00February 4th, 2021|Industry News|Comments Off on ICME holds another successful National Technical Lecture

Brexit & Insurance

  On 24 December 2020 the UK and EU agreed a deal outlining how the relationship between the two parties would work once the Brexit transition period ended on 31 December 2020. Crucially, the deal included a free trade agreement between the UK and EU, with no tariffs or quotas on goods as long as

By |2021-02-18T14:04:57+00:00February 2nd, 2021|ICME General News|Comments Off on Brexit & Insurance
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