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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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Supply Chain Trends Survey- March 2020

17 March 2020

The latest Supply Chain Trends Survey from the Chemical Business Association shows a continuing positive trend for order books and current sales – though this trend is forecast to decline rapidly over the next three months. Sales Margins are neutral and are also forecast to decline in the immediate future. Employment and training trends remain positive.

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CBA WELCOMES POTENTIAL ACCESS TO CHEMICALS DATABASE

4 March 2020

The Chemical Business Association (CBA) has welcomed the UK Government’s intention to ‘agree data sharing mechanisms’ through its Brexit negotiations with the European Union (EU). Peter Newport, CBA’s Chief Executive, said, “This is a positive step forward and will be welcomed by the UK chemical supply chain. It is an approach CBA has advocated as the simplest and most cost effective method of maintaining chemical safety and animal welfare.”

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CORONA VIRUS ALERT

3 March 2020

CBA is continuously monitoring the development of the Corona Virus and is following official advice in relation to travel restrictions

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