Welcome to the Friday Brief for the week ending 15th August 2014.
The All Party Parliamentary Manufacturing Group, of which the MTA is a member, has announced it will be holding a public session at the MTC in Coventry in the afternoon of 5th September. The story below has details of how you can attend, or how you can deliver your views via the MTA.
This week’s edition also has further details from the Export Control Organisation on the sanctions being imposed on Russia. Check out the ‘Frequently Asked Questions’ document, available to download from the story.
Moving to the Asian market, we have details of a UKTI event to help member do business in Malaysia, coming up in October, and a round-up of the recent EMTE-EASTPO event held in Shanghai at which the MTA was representing its Members.
Closer to home we have details of a new production facility and global Head Office for MTA Member, Filtermist which will be opening in Telford and information about Derbyshire based Star GB’s open days in October.
We also want to remind you that the MTA Members Annual Golf Day is fast approaching and you will need to register your team soon.
This week’s edition closes with a reminder to get your Business Surveys in to Geoff Noon by Monday as well as our weekly round-up of economic data.
We wish you a good weekend. The Friday Brief will be taking a summer break for the next two weeks, see you in September.