Members are reminded that they must RSVP by the beginning of next week to their invitations to the MTA’s Parliamentary Reception on 5 December to satisfy the security requirements at the House of Commons.
MTA’s submission on apprenticeships has been making its mark on parliamentarians. The Friday Brief this week carries some of the points made to the House of Commons Business, Innovation & Skills Committee and included in the Committee’s 2012-13 session report on Apprenticeships. Staying on the subject of skills MTA member Group Rhodes also has news of its team success at the recent World Skills Competition.
The MTA is pleased to announce that Colin Sirett, Airbus Head of Research & Technology - Business Development and Partnerships in the UK, will be the guest speaker at the Association’s lunch after the AGM on 5 December. Colin Sirett will be speaking on the Future of the UK Aerospace Industry, a subject of considerable interest to a wide selection of MTA members.
Finally, if you or your customers want to be considered for the MTA’s Manufacturing Industry Awards 2013 act now. Entries are now being accepted for the different categories but will remain open only until 11 January 2013. For further details see: www.mtaawards.com
Have a good weekend.