March 29th has arrived, and as many of us suspected, we are still no closer to knowing how Brexit will actually be achieved. However, the UK Government have produced some very useful information.
UK Government: Brexit Support
The UK’s role as a leading partner on the global F-35 programme has received another huge boost today, after the F-35 avionic and aircraft component repair hub in North Wales was awarded a second major assignment of work worth some £500M by the US Department of Defense.
UK wins global F-35 support assignment worth £500M
In Wales, the Aerospace industry is flourishing; world-class training, innovation and expertise, from university research to government and private sector projects. Wales offers varying financial incentives, some of which are the highest-levels offered within the UK. Cardiff Airport and St Athan even have their own Enterprise Zone
Aerospace and Defence in Wales is taking off
The Welsh Government has formally launched a £1million Brexit Resilience Fund which is available to Welsh businesses, to help them adapt to the changes in a post-Brexit Welsh economy.
Brexit Resilience Fund
In May 2018, it was suggested at an International Aviation Women’s Association (IAWA) event that the Aviation and Aerospace sectors create a Charter to help improve gender diversity in the industry.
Aerospace Wales Forum signs the Women in Aviation and Aerospace Charter
Belcan, LLC (“Belcan”), a global supplier of engineering, supply chain, technical recruiting, and information technology (IT) services to the aerospace, defence, automotive, industrial, and government services markets, today announced the acquisition of Sitec Design Ltd. and Sitec Recruitment Ltd. (“Sitec”)
Belcan acquires Sitec
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Business Wales Brexit Portal
At Farnborough this year £20m of match funding was pledged to support productivity improvements in the aerospace sector. This will be delivered over 3 years through the SC21 Competitiveness and Growth Programme.
Participate in the SC21 Competitiveness and Growth Programme.
The UK Aerospace industry welcomes today’s announcement of a new Aerospace Sector Deal, following the completion of negotiations announced the Prime Minister Theresa May at the 2018 Farnborough International Airshow in July.