Science Industry Partnership

News (August 2020)

IfATE Employer survey provides snapshot of COVID-19 impact on Apprenticeships

24 Aug 2020

A survey into the impact of COVID-19 on apprenticeship employers has provided invaluable insight into the uptake of remote learning and recruitment concerns of smaller employers. There were 350 respo…More …

Government creates new National Institute for Health Protection

18 Aug 2020

A brand new organisation whose primary focus is public health protection and infectious disease capability is being established by the government. New organisation to focus on rigorous science-led…More …

BCF press release - Creating a network of coatings industry ambassadors to engage with schools and universities

18 Aug 2020

The British Coatings Federation has partnered with the Surface Coatings Group of the Royal Society of Chemistry and PRA to create a national network of ambassadors for the coatings industry, with the…More …

Relief scheme for providers of apprenticeship training to public sector employers

07 Aug 2020

This scheme has been introduced to enable public sector employers, who pay the apprenticeship levy to provide relief to their suppliers of apprenticeship training if they consider that they meet the r…More …

SIP Member develops the world's first halogen-free materials

06 Aug 2020

SIP Member Polymer Compounders  have developed the world’s first halogen-free FR PC/ABS and FR PC/ASA materials that do not compromise on material properties.  With the addition of the standard flame…More …

Complete the Life Sciences Equality, Diversity & Inclusion (ED&I) Survey

03 Aug 2020

The Science Industry Partnership (SIP) are developing an Equality, Diversity & Inclusion (ED&I) report for the Life Sciences industry – a key deliverable from the Life Sciences 2030 Skills Str…More …