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The CBI Annual Conference is the UK’s highest profile business conference.

The Business Department (BEIS) has announced a new series of webinars for companies about using the new UK conformity assessment marking (UKCA) and placing goods on the market in Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

This year, the UK Trade & Export Finance Forum 2021 will return to the QEII Conference Centre in London, where you can network with more than 600 leaders from UK and international companies, government ministries, banks, industry bodies, policy-makers and other key experts and influencers in business and finance.

Much has already been written about the Budget presented by the Chancellor of the Exchequer on Wednesday, so we will focus our attention on those elements of the announcements which are of most direct interest to MTA members and conclude with a technical note about the GDP forecasts which under-pin the Budget.

Please find a precis below from MTA Associate Member, Ammu’s Budget 2021 commentary which has been published on the Ammu website

CBI Industrial Trends Survey, October 2021:  The results from the CBI Industrial Trends Survey (ITS) paint a picture of a resilient manufacturing sector in which output volumes grew strongly despite a range of supply challenges and cost/price pressures. The survey identified an easing in total orders but this comes as a comparison with the multi-decade high levels registered last quarter - as a result, total orders growth remains at a high level.

At the Institute of Export & International Trade (IOE&IT)’s first in-person annual general meeting (AGM) in two years, held this week, attendees heard about the organisation’s growth in the past 12 months.

Find out about all the activities that Innovate UK and KTN are working together on for the Made Smarter Innovation Sustainable Smart Factory Competition.

The Net Zero Strategy sets out how the UK will deliver on its commitment to reach net zero emissions by 2050.

18th October marked World Menopause Day, aiming to raise awareness of the menopause and support options available to improve women’s health and wellbeing.