Employers Initiative on Domestic Abuse

Domestic abuse is a hideous crime, shattering the lives of millions of women and men all across the country.  All employers are encouraged to join the Employers Initiative on Domestic Abuse (EIDA) for free to see what positive action you…

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Moving goods from Great Britain to Northern Ireland?

The Northern Ireland Protocol came into force on 1 January 2021 and there are changes to the way goods move between Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Please find below a new product to help Great British businesses in your network…

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TAF Membership Experience Pulse Survey

As you know, we are now live with our TA Forum membership experience survey and we would be delighted if you could spare three minutes to give us your feedback. In particular, we’re interested in your views on what you need…

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Covid Workplace Testing

All businesses regardless of size are now able to register to order free workplace testing kits for their employees who are unable to work from home. As around 1 in 3 people with coronavirus do not have symptoms, regular testing…

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QANW answer the IBG question.

An insurance backed guarantee, often called an IBG, protects investments made in home improvements. It’s an extra level of protection for homeowners, so that if the company they chose to work on their home has ceased trading, they have the…

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What’s the membership impact of Covid-19 on Trade Associations?

Our guest writer Gordon Glenister, CEO of Membership World, writes the final part of the series from his Covid-19 Impact Report on trade associations. So, what a 12 months for the those organisations running events. When I conducted my research…

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Trade Associations Play Key Role in Tackling Climate Emergency & the Creation of A Sustainable World

We are firmly in the climate decade. In the race to net zero there is an urgent lens on energy transition, reduction of carbon and the evolution of a greener economy and sustainable planet. With COP26 on the horizon, the…

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SME Brexit Support Fund is open for applications

The SME Brexit Support Fund could give you up to £2,000 to help with training or professional advice, if your business has up to 500 employees and no more than £100 million annual turnover.  Traders can apply for up to…

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BEIS: Delivering the Budget’s commitments – Protecting jobs and livelihoods, and backing business

Following the Budget announcement on Wednesday 3 March, Business Secretary, Rt Hon Kwasi Kwarteng MP, outlined in his statement that the Department for Business will have a key role to play in delivering the Budget’s commitments, aimed at protecting the…

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Coronavirus: a year like no other

It has been a year since people across the UK were told they should limit their non-essential contact with others and stop all unnecessary travel. On 16 March 2020, people were told to work from home wherever possible while everyone was told…

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Cyber Aware Campaign

The National Cyber Security Centre have launched a self-assessment tool to help sole traders and micro businesses check how safe they are from cyber threats, and to give advice on areas of improvement. Due to coronavirus, people are spending more…

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BATF opens the door for new tenants after government announcement

The British Allied Trades Federation has openly invited businesses looking to review their premises to register interest with the organisation’s Vyse Street offices. Based at 10 Vyse Street in the heart of Birmingham’s jewellery Quarter, the British Allied Trades Federation (BATF) is…

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