Increase in Climate Change Levy Rates

Although there is still a lot of uncertainty for UK business in 2019, there is some good news for businesses which have already signed up to the Climate Change Agreement (CCA) – the percentage of discount for holders of a CCA went up on the 1st April 2019. Businesses...

Benefits of SEA Membership

“I don’t want to belong to any club that will accept me as a member” So said Groucho Marx, and we must admit, he may have had a point. Membership of any club or association is a bit like the curate’s egg – good in parts, not so good in others. There will always be...

Surface Finishing

The surface finishing industry and the trade association that supports it A strong trade association is incredibly important for any industry, and this is especially true for the surface finishing industry. With the enormous amount of legislation and regulations that...

Surface Finishing Legislation

Dissecting Surface Finishing Legislation For those running businesses, it’s not just the day to day running of the operation that concerns them, but also the many laws and regulations that need to be complied with. Whether dealing with taxes or employment issues,...

Electroplating Chemicals

Keeping on top of the rules surrounding electroplating chemicals Rules, regulations, guidance, legislation.  Businesses working in the surface engineering and finishing industry have to carry out their day to day operations whilst ensuring that they comply with a...