AFA's Aerospace Awards recognize companies and community members who have gone above and beyond, especially in the time of COVID-19. Nominate a deserving company, executive, or emerging leader for special recognition at the upcoming 15th Annual Aerospace Summit. Nominations are due by October 9th. Find out more about the award categories and send in your nominations.
24 September 2020
Contact: Dominic Parker, Communications Manager firstname.lastname@example.org | 020 7290 9882 | +44 7500 115352 Leading representatives from the UK and US financial and related professional services industries have joined together to propose a united business vision for future UK-US regulatory cooperation and dialogue. The group’s proposals aim to help forge even closer links between the hosts of the world’s two foremost financial centres. The paper is released on the
Last week marked the end to the fourth round of the UK-U.S. Free Trade Agreement (FTA) negotiations. The round began September 8 and concluded on September 18. It included 29 sessions covering around 16 different chapter areas. From the UK government statement, significant progress has been achieved since launching negotiations in May 2020. In total, 132 sessions have been held over the past four negotiating rounds involving officials from 20 different UK Government departmen
Amid continuing uncertainty as a result of Coronavirus, the Chancellor of the Exchequer yesterday cancelled his proposed autumn Budget, and today announced a number of further support measures.
The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme has long been due to end on 31 October, and with restrictions starting to increase once again, pressure has been mounting on the Chancellor to announce some sort of extension.
The Chancellor made it clear once again that the furlough scheme
Thank you to our BABC partner Northwest Aerospace News magazine and Dean Cameron for their support of our BABC/PNDC Transatlantic Aerospace & Defense Virtual Summit this December 3. Read insights on the defense market from our Summit speaker Ryan Peoples, and his colleague, David Hiley, in an extensive article published in this fall's issue. And mark your calendars to join us on December 3 virtually. Registration opening soon. Read the article.
Resilience refers to people’s ability to “bounce back” from adverse experiences and is characterized by the capacity to cope, recover and learn from them. Research now suggests that – rather than being an innate trait that people have or don’t have – resilience is the result of a process that combines individual characteristics, behaviors and attitudes, and work-related environmental factors, many of which can be developed. Resilience is associated with reduced stress, increa
Got a Solar, Hydro, or Desalination idea? The Department of Energy (DOE) has a contest for you. The deadline for submissions is October 8, but the process is relatively easy. BABC member David McFeeters-Krone is an official connector for the program. If your company or colleague has an idea, reach out to David at email@example.com and he can assist in walking through the submission process. Learn more about the challenge.
Since mid-March of this year, the BBS has provided over $102,000 in financial aid including 37 Covid-19 Grants of $1,500 each. The number of weekly requests for assistance has declined, but the complexity of situations for those in need continues. The BBS has repatriated 3 Brits who decided that remaining in the U.S. was not sustainable. Other requests for the Covid-19 Grants were justified by the need to help pay for essential needs such as insurance, groceries and medi
Suppliers in many industries are selling to fewer customers than they were six months ago. The COVID-19 pandemic and ensuing economic downturn have left a smaller number of companies standing, let alone in a position to keep placing orders. Even suppliers whose total revenues are growing may be doing business with not as many customers as before. Customers who are still buying tend to be larger companies with the market share, critical mass, and financial flexibility to weath