FeRFA, the Resin Flooring Association, is a not-for-profit organisation representing the leading manufacturers, specialist contractors and associated companies involved in industrial and commercial resin flooring, screeding and surface preparation. FeRFA do not represent the domestic/residential resin driveway industry.

The British Industrial Truck Association (BITA), the UK’s leading trade association for forklift truck manufacturers and suppliers, suppliers of associated components and services, and the material handling media, is now an integral part of the UK Material Handling Association, alongside the Fork Lift Truck Association (FLTA) and Consolidated Fork Truck Services (CFTS).

It continues to represent the interests of its members and lobbies for improved safety standards across the material handling sector through initiatives such as National Forklift Safety Day.

BFBi is the only international trade association representing the entire value chain supplying the food & drink industry worldwide.

 

FOUNDED IN 1934, THE AIRPORT OPERATORS ASSOCIATION (AOA) IS THE NATIONAL VOICE OF UK AIRPORTS. WE ARE A TRADE ASSOCIATION REPRESENTING THE INTERESTS OF UK AIRPORTS, AND THE PRINCIPAL SUCH BODY ENGAGING WITH THE UK GOVERNMENT AND REGULATORY AUTHORITIES ON AIRPORT MATTERS.

The AOA’s members include nearly 50 airports and over 1o0 Associate Members, made up of companies representing a wide range of suppliers in the aviation industry. Working on behalf of these members, the AOA’s mission is to influence governments, regulators and opinion formers at national and international level, in order to secure the policy outcomes that will deliver its vision. This includes playing a leading role in security, economic development, operations and safety and environmental sustainability issues.

The AOA’s members include nearly 50 airports over 100 Associate Members, made up of companies representing a wide range of suppliers in the aviation industry.

UK and Ireland Fuel Distributors Association (UKIFDA) is the trade association for the liquid fuels distribution industry, and we’re here to provide our members with a collective voice, help them optimise their business efficiencies and promote industry best practice through training and our comprehensive Code of Practice. Most importantly we represent our members at national and international level, using our status as an industry body to influence government thinking.

The Utilities Intermediaries Association (UIA) is a not for profit trade body for UK third party intermediaries (TPIs) operating in the business energy and water sectors. Typically these organisations will be consultants or brokers and their agents, and provide a wide range of services from procurement, bill validation, query resolution and energy/water management in exchange for fees.

Established in 1995 the Wood Panel Industries Federation is a representative organisation giving voice to the industrial manufacturers in the United Kingdom and Ireland of Wood Chipboard, Oriented Strand Board (OSB) and Medium Density Fibreboard (MDF).

With a particular focus on technical and environmental influences, the role of the federation is to support its members’ processing activities and their products in the market.

WPIF Key priorities include:

  • Support the wood panel industry’s manufacturing activities
  • Maintain conditions which support the member’s products in the market place
  • Represent member’s interest during the formulation of legislation and regulation or other influential instruments
  • Provide a voice for the industry upon which to promote the members interests

WPIF Objectives include:

  • To take account of all formative stages of the industry’s processes, products and derivative composites and elements, from forestry through to final product disposal, including functions and impacts of wood raw materials, timber sources, resins and other chemical components
  • To lobby and maintain liaison with governmental and other official bodies as necessary in London, Edinburgh, Cardiff, Dublin, Brussels or elsewhere, and to be represented on or work with other influential associations and organisations
  • To lead or participate in projects that further member’s interests
  • To participate at leading and pro-active levels in standardisation of wood-based panels (specifications, test methods, performance standards, selection and application codes) at national, European and international levels

UKWA is Britain’s leading trade organisation for the logistics sector, with over 800+ members.

Full members include warehousing and logistics providers as well as manufacturers, retailers and wholesalers.

Around 100 Associate members are suppliers of products and services to the logistics industry.

Our mission

  • protect and advance the interests of members
  • support business development
  • promote industry best practice

The UK Cleaning Products Industry Association (UKCPI) is the leading association representing UK producers of washing powders and liquids, fabric conditioners, bar soaps, hand and machine dish wash, household disinfectants, air care and polishes and specialist cleaners for use in kitchens and bathrooms.

We also represent the interests of the professional cleaning and hygiene (PC&H) cleaning sector, whose cleaning and hygiene products are used in hospitals, schools, care homes and catering environments. Please visit our dedicated section for professional cleaning:www.ukcpi/professional/.

We work in partnership with policy makers, the public and the media, to inform public discussions about cleanliness, hygiene and sustainable cleaning.

The Trade Association of British Umbrella Companies (TABUC), was created to ensure a compliant, level playing field in the industry for all and will provide support and guidance to our members. Our focus will be on building a trusting relationship with our members, recruitment agencies, end clients, contractors and the UK’s regulatory bodies.

Established in a time when umbrella companies face daily scrutiny and challenges. Our focus is to support our members and promote the use of compliant umbrella companies within the temporary worker/contractor market. To become a leading influence with regards to changes in legislation that impact the umbrella industry directly or indirectly.

Objectives

  1. To educate and promote the use of compliant umbrella companies within the temporary worker/contractor market.
  2. To actively encourage the government with formalisation of a definition of an umbrella company.
  3. Provide industry-specific support to our members, helping them to develop their businesses and thrive not only in today’s market but also in the unknown market of tomorrow.
  4. To be the positive influence on changes to legislation that impact the temporary worker/contractor market.

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