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4 Day Flash Sale at DELL for BMTA members, 22nd-25th February 2021.

Get the best deals at DELL by applying these discount codes. These coupon codes are higher than the usual discounts and can be applied straight at the checkout, 1 unit per order. Non stackable with other offers.

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UK Government announces EU Import Export Grant Support

For those companies trading with Europe and particularly those currently being challenged by the implementation of HMRC-15, the government has announced a £20 million SME Brexit Support Fund which will enable companiesto apply for a grant of up to £2,000 to pay for practical support for importing and exporting.  The fund will be administered through the pre-existing Customs Grant Scheme and will open for applications next month.
This fund does not address the issues raised by HMRC-15, for member companies but it will provide some much needed support for those needing 3rd party advice.


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Government launches Public Consultation on the UK Subsidy regime

Following the end of the transition period on 31 December 2020, the UK Government has the freedom to design a new domestic subsidy control regime that reflects its strategic interests and particular national circumstances. The Government has now launched a public Consultation which can be found HERE. We would encourage members to respond to the consultation as it will impact the range and scale of Government subsidy available to you for many years to come.

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IMEKO 2021 Conference and World Congress (Virtual)

30th August – 3rd September 2021 Call for Papers - Deadline  31st March 2021

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EA issues Statement regarding recognition of UKAS

The Brexit transition period formally ended on 31st December 2020 meaning that European Union legislation no longer applies to the United Kingdom (UK), so in this respect it is no longer bound by Regulation (EC) No 765/2008 setting out the requirements for accreditation in the European Union (EU) nor by Regulation (EU) 2019/515 on the mutual recognition of goods.

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Respects paid to Phil Carter who died recently due to Covid19

It is with deep regret that we pay our respects to Phil Carter who died recently due to Covid19. Phil had worked with UKAS for over 25 years and for several before that with NAMAS. Many of our accredited members will have known Phil for his work as Technical Assessor.