Covid Response: Autumn and Winter Plan 2021

On the 14th of September, the Prime Minister set out the government’s plan to manage Covid throughout autumn and winter. Ventilation is an important and effective mitigation to stop the spread of Covid, and businesses are advised to open windows,…

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Salary & Benefits Survey 2021

We are pleased to be launching the TAF Salary & Benefits Survey 2021 with our partner, Ellwood Atfield. Ellwood Atfield are specialist recruiters for senior executives for trade associations such as Chief Executives as well as communications and advocacy appointments. This year’s survey has…

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TAF Recent Online Events Round-up

For the remainder of 2021 and beyond, TAF will continue to put together an events calendar on suitable topics to help members run their trade associations and to keep them informed on current issues.  In case you missed any of…

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DPI & IBGs from QANW.

With a bespoke package of insurance protection for consumers, your trade association members can offer great peace of mind to homeowners who are investing in improving their homes. Bespoke Package Deposit Protection Insurance (DPI) and Insurance Backed Guarantees (IBGs) give…

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New Working Safely guidance has now been published.

To support businesses and the self-employed to continue to work safely during the pandemic as we move to Step 4, the Government have published updated Working Safely guidance. The guidance cover a range of different types of work and also…

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Step 4 of the Roadmap, out of COVID-19 in England.

On 19 July, legal restrictions will end including the removal of social distancing and social contact restrictions and remaining businesses will be able to reopen. Step 4 will mark a new phase of continued caution, whilst managing the risks of…

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Two-thirds of adults still plan to wear masks.

In the latest release from the ONS Opinions and Lifestyle Survey, two-thirds (64%) of adults in Great Britain said they still plan to cover their faces in shops, following the lifting of the legal requirement to wear them in indoor…

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New Working Safely guidance has now been published.

To support businesses and the self-employed to continue to work safely during the pandemic as the country moves to Step 4, BEIS have published updated Working Safely guidance. The guidance cover a range of different types of work and also…

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Step 4 – Out of Covid.

The Prime Minister confirms Step 4 of the Roadmap out of COVID-19 in England will go ahead on Monday 19 July. On 19 July, most legal restrictions will end including the removal of social distancing and social contact restrictions and…

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Call for New TAF Board Members

Calling the next generation of trade association leaders to join the TAF Board of Directors The Trade Association Forum (TAF) is “the trade association of trade associations”. It exists to drive up professionalism and standards within UK trade associations, promote…

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BEIS Online Event – ‘Your business journey to Net Zero’.

‘Your business journey to Net Zero’, is a series of virtual regional events, designed to help small businesses who want to play their part in climate change, but don’t know where is best to start. The events will deliver tools,…

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Webinar – TAF in association with Quality Assured National Warranties.

On the 24th of June, TAF was pleased to present an opportunity to hear from Quality Assured National Warranties – QANW. The webinar covered: – Insurance Backed Guarantees (IBGs) and Deposit Protection Insurance (DPI) for the home improvement and construction markets…

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