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June 2020
30 June 2020
‘Build build build’: Prime Minister announces New Deal for Britain »
Prime Minister promises “New Deal” which delivers jobs, skills and infrastructure for Britain Speech to set out fir...
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Government update - Rules that have been relaxed to help businesses during the coronavirus pandemic »
A list of the rules that have been temporarily relaxed to make it easier for businesses to continue working through the di...
26 June 2020
New Midlands Manufacturing Commission »
Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC) Chief Executive, Dr Clive Hickman, has been appointed to head a new body recently la...
26 June 2020
IfM Briefing 30 June – COVID-19: Manufacturing at a Turning Point »
Please see the announcement below which contains relevant business updates. The coronavirus crisis has changed the land...
26 June 2020
Williams reveal striking new livery ahead of 2020 season opener »
When the Williams FW43 hits the track in Formula 1’s revised season opener in Austria next Friday, it will do so sporting...
26 June 2020
Hold valuable meetings at the 2020 Le Mans 24 Hours »
The following announcement from Le Mans IBD contains some relevant business updates. Win the race for business and...
25 June 2020
MIA member Santa Pod Raceway gets back on track in July »
MIA member Santa Pod Raceway has prepared the following press release. Sat.4 July 2020 – Racer Day  Sun.5 July...
25 June 2020
Formula 1 launches #WeRaceAsOne initiative to fight challenges of COVID-19 and global inequality »
MIA member Formula 1 has prepared the following press release. On the eve of the new season, F1 has launched the #WeRac...
25 June 2020
SMMT UK Automotive Trade Report 2020 »
SMMT’s second annual trade report, Risks and Opportunities: UK Automotive Trade In A Post-Covid World, is published at a t...
24 June 2020
FIA publishes provisional 2020/21 Formula E calendar »
- FIA World Motor Sport Council publishes provisional calendar for 2020/21 ABB FIA Formula E World Championship.  ...
19 June 2020
£12m OLEV R&D competitions announced »
The Transport Secretary announced this week,  £12m OLEV funding to support research into zero emission vehicle techno...
19 June 2020
Future Free Trade Agreements between the UK and Australia, and the UK and New Zealand »
Future Free Trade Agreements between the UK and Australia, and the UK and New Zealand, and an interim update on the UK’s a...
19 June 2020
MIA member benefit Croner back to work toolkit »
Croner have prepared the following for MIA members. On 12 June, the Government released further guidance on how the fle...
19 June 2020
Formula E season resumes with six-race Berlin showdown »
Formula E is set to resume racing in August at Tempelhof Airport in Berlin, with six races in nine days deciding who will...
18 June 2020
HMRC Employer Bulletin June 2020 »
This bulletin includes all of the latest Covid-19 updates to help you continue to meet your payroll obligations to HMRC a...
17 June 2020
Calculate how much you can claim using the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme and HMRC webinars »
Please see the update below from the Government. • From 1 July employers can only claim for employees who have previo...
17 June 2020
Border and transition period announcement from BEIS »
Please see the annoucement below from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS). Border and t...
11 June 2020
M-sport to supply new BTCC engine »
MIA member M-Sport has prepared the following press release. M-Sport has been awarded a five-year contract by TOCA – Se...
10 June 2020
The DTM announces Bcomp as technical partner for sustainable lightweighting »
Please see the press release below which contains industry updates. The DTM opens the technical regulations to enable a...
10 June 2020
MOVE webinar 17 June: Alternative fuels: Hydrogen fuel cells vs. electric batteries »
Alternative fuels: Hydrogen fuel cells vs. electric batteries June 17 2020, 17:00-18:00 BST Delve into this incre...
09 June 2020
MIA member Evolution Measurement BSI accreditation achieved in lockdown »
MIA member Evolution Measurement has prepared the following press release. UK instrument manufacturer, Evolution Measur...
08 June 2020
Cenex postpones annual LCV and CAM events until November amid ongoing COVID-19 pandemic »
Cenex, the organiser of the annual Low Carbon Vehicle (Cenex-LCV) and Connected Automated Mobility (Cenex-CAM) events,...
08 June 2020
MIA member Bentley Motorsport focuses on customer racing for 2020 »
MIA member Bentley Motorsport have prepared the following press release. • Bentley Motorsport and technical partners...
05 June 2020
MIA member W Series reveals plans for 2020 And 2021 »
Owing to the global COVID-19 pandemic, W Series announces that it will not stage on-track races until 2021. The decis...
04 June 2020
Knowledge Transfer Network catalysing green innovation event: 15 June »
Monday 15th June, 1pm Funding opportunity - Catalysing Green Innovation Join the Driving the Electric Revolution c...
03 June 2020
F1 confirms first 8 races of revised 2020 calendar, starting with Austria double header »
MIA member Formula 1 have prepared the following press release. Formula 1 confirmed the 2020 season will begin in Austr...
01 June 2020
UK Government Guidance on the phased return of sport and recreation »
Guidance, designed for competition delivery partners and elite sport organisations, published today, June 1st, outlines th...
01 June 2020
Desktop Engineering: Are your Issues more of an Issue than you realise? »
Please see the blog below from MIA Desktop Engineering (DTE). Issues – we all know that they exist, but are we eve...
01 June 2020
Chancellor extends Self-Employment Support Scheme and confirms furlough next step »
Self-Employment Support Scheme The Chancellor of the Exchequer announced today Friday 29 May 2020, that the Govern...