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New Branding for CBA’s Workshops & Seminars – Compliance++

3 July 2020

CBA is rebranding its seminars and workshop programme. A new identity, now including an online format, provides a new momentum for CBA’s industry-leading series of authoritative and cost-effective seminars and workshops helping member companies maximise regulatory compliance whilst minimising its cost.

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CBA SUPPORTS LETTER TO PRIME MINISTER

2 July 2020

CBA was a signatory to a industry-wide letter to the Prime Minister warning of the consequences of a bad Brexit or a No Deal exit from the European Union on 31 December 2020.

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Distributor Indices of Performance (IoP) 2019 News

25 June 2020

CBA’s latest report on the safety, health, security and environmental performance of its distributor member companies for 2019 shows a decline in the number of transport incidents, no change in the number of on-site accidents, and a slight increase in the industry’s Lost Time Accident Rate. In 2019, no convictions were recorded against CBA member companies. In 2019, CBA members companies completed more than 1.25 million separate journeys to distribute over four million tonnes of chemicals.

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Logistics Indices of Performance (IoP) 2019 News

25 June 2020

The CBA Logistics Index, now in its fourteenth year, is based on 19 returns from haulage, warehousing, and tank farm companies that together employ 2,466 people. Measuring the health, safety, security, and environmental performance of its logistics members, offers a series of annual performance indicators comparable to those covering CBA’s distributor members that have been published since 1993 and provides an end-to-end snapshot of the UK chemical supply chain.

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MAJOR DECLINE IN ORDER BOOKS AND SALES – EMPLOYMENT TURNS NEGATIVE (Supply Chain Survey – June 2020)

22 June 2020

MAJOR DECLINE IN ORDER BOOKS AND SALES – EMPLOYMENT TURNS NEGATIVE

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ALZHEIMER’S SOCIETY TO BENEFIT FROM MARATHON RUN

18 June 2020

CBA’s Chairman, Darren Budd, chose the Alzheimer’s Society as the good cause that would benefit from the charity collection at this year’s CBA Annual Lunch. Because the event was cancelled due to Covid-19, Darren is planning to run as a member of an Alzheimer’s team, in the Paris marathon in October.

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YOUNG PERSON AWARD WINNER NAMED

29 April 2020

The Chemical Business Association (CBA) has named the winner of its inaugural Young Person Award – ASHLEY CLINTON, an Account Manager with BTC-Europe. CBA’s Young Person Award aims to encourage young people – under 30 years of age -and recognise excellence in the chemical distribution sector.

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CBA RESPONSIBLE CARE AWARD WINNERS UNVEILED

29 April 2020

The Chemical Business Association (CBA) has announced the winners of its Responsible Care Awards. These annual Awards recognise excellence by CBA member companies in relation to the operation of its Responsible Care programme, an industry-wide initiative promoting year-on-year improvements in health, safety, security and environmental management and on member companies’ interaction with their local communities.

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‘LIVING THROUGH A PERFECT STORM’ – CBA CHAIRMAN

29 April 2020

In a message to members of the Chemical Business Association, its Chairman, Darren Budd, Commercial Director, BTC-Europe, has said that the challenges faced by the industry – Covid-19 and Brexit – amounted to a ‘perfect storm’ for many companies. He said, “We have the immediate reality of the Covid-19 pandemic and waiting in the wings we have the prospect of further Brexit uncertainties.”

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