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The British Measurement and Testing Association

The Voice of Measurement and Testing

BMTA was created in 1990 in response to the need for an independent ‘lobby’ for the private sector to speak with one voice to Government, UKAS, BSI and other official bodies on issues affecting the whole measurement and testing community.

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The Journal of the Parliamentary and Scientific Committee

The Summer edition of The Journal of the Parliamentary and Scientific Committee (All-Party Parliamentary Group) has been published. The issue coincides with the Parliamentary and Scientific Committee’s long-awaited return to the Palace of Westminster for their discussion meetings programme.


PANDEMIC REFLECTIONS - A review following the PPE crisis of 2020

The events of 2020 elevated the profile of PPE to a level never seen before and highlighted the dependence the country has on extended supply chains. By Alan Murray, Chief Executive Officer at British Safety Industry Federation.


Metrology support for methane emissions measurement and reporting

Rod Robinson, Principal Research Scientist, Emissions and Atmospheric Metrology Group, NPL, reviews some of the ways the metrology community is supporting industry in meeting evolving measurement requirements.

By Rod Robinson, Principal Research Scientist, Emissions and Atmospheric Metrology Group, National Physical Laboratory


IMEKO TC11&TC24 Joint Conference

The IMEKO TC11&TC24 Joint Conference is to be held in hybrid format, both in Dubrovnik (Croatia) and online from 17th to 19th of October 2022.


The pack includes their Return from Furlough template letter, a HR & Employment law checklist, a Health and Safety checklist, a Production and Operations checklist and a Pre-recorded webinar.

  • Return from Furlough template letter - designed to help organisations appropriately communicate to an employee when they are to return to work following Furlough
  • HR & Employment law checklist - outlining key areas of compliance and workforce planning
  • Health and Safety checklist - covering the considerations and risk assessments to carry out following shutdown
  • Production and Operations checklist - outlining key processes, procedures and business continuity across your entire operations
  • Pre-recorded webinar by our experts giving advice and tips to help you get you back up and running, as quickly as possible

This is freely available to you and your members or £75+VAT to non-members. Please visit the Make Launches Back To Business Support Pack for more information.

The pack is likely to be developed and updated as things change, so please keep an eye on the website. Your members can register here: affiliate member registration in order to obtain a login.

Online Resources
The wealth of knowledge on our coronavirus hub continue to be updated and can be found on our website: