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WFO Women in Foundry Webinar

On the 5th March 2021 as part of International Women in Engineering month, the World Foundry Organization was proud to host a webinar titled "Women in Foundry" With a panel of four International and high profile speakers representing America, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom subjects relevant to the industry were debated and some insightful

By |2021-03-22T14:35:50+00:00March 22nd, 2021|Industry News|Comments Off on WFO Women in Foundry Webinar

WFO Webinar Women in Foundry – Industrial situation and perspectives for metalcasting

The first WFO webinar, “Women in Foundry”, was recorded by the WORLD FOUNDRY ORGANIZATION (WFO) on 5 March 2021. This video offers a discussion on the situation of the global foundry industry and some of its challenges, with the visions from Diana Bogic (General Secretary at the SWEDISH FOUNDRY ASSOCIATION, Sweden), Lizeth Medina (Senior Manager-Quality

By |2021-03-15T10:56:39+00:00March 15th, 2021|Industry News|Comments Off on WFO Webinar Women in Foundry – Industrial situation and perspectives for metalcasting

Super-deduction

A new 130% first-year capital allowance for qualifying plant and machinery assets; and a 50% first-year allowance for qualifying special rate assets. From 1 April 2021 until 31 March 2023, companies investing in qualifying new plant and machinery assets will be able to claim: a 130% super-deduction capital allowance on qualifying plant and machinery investments

By |2021-03-04T09:29:02+00:00March 4th, 2021|Industry News|Comments Off on Super-deduction

Cast Metals Federation – On-line Training for Die-casting

A suite of on-line training courses in die-casting technology is now available from the Cast Metals Federation, CMF, and supported by the Diecasting Society and the Institute of Cast Metals Engineers. The new programme, which has been complied by industry experts and offered on a blended learning basis, will provide participants with a range of

By |2021-03-04T08:46:08+00:00March 4th, 2021|Industry News|Comments Off on Cast Metals Federation – On-line Training for Die-casting

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’

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
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