The Rt Hon Vince Cable MP, Secretary of State for Business Innovation and Skills, has launched an advanced manufacturing initiative for the automotive sector, with an investment of £21.8 million from the public and private sector. The Proving Factory is a collaborative project involving major companies and groups in the UK motor industry. Ultimately it […]
A £37 million funding package is set to benefit drivers with plug-in vehicles Drivers with plug-in vehicles are set to benefit from a £37 million funding package for home and on-street charging and for new charge points for people parking plug-in vehicles at railway stations. The coalition government will provide 75% of the cost of […]
ABS Quality Evaluations, Inc. recently received accreditation of its ISO 50001 Energy Management System programme by the ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board (ANAB). ISO 50001 provides public organisations with management strategies to increase energy efficiency, reduce costs and improve energy performance This international standard is intended to lead organisations to a reduction in greenhouse gas emissions, […]
NAA Update: Business Excellence Funding decision; and if you’re not an NAA member, please become one!
Please help us with data for the extension to the Business Excellence Project; latest on UK automotive production and SMMT Meet the Buyer event; become a member of the NAA Where did January go? If you are like us, it has been a really intense start to the New Year and before we blinked it […]
NAA Skills Update: Would you like to receive a contribution to your external training costs? If so, then participate in the NAA bid to the Employer Ownership of Skills pilot
The government, via the UK Commission for Employment & Skills, has launched the second round of the Employer Ownership of Skills Pilot. We believe a Training and Skills bid that is based upon the format of the Business Excellence model will have the flexibility required to meet the needs of our diverse group of companies […]