Category Archives: General News

Business Communications and Presentations Skills Day Workshop

Gesticulation aplenty this December as members of our North Yorkshire office attended a well-received Business Communications and Presentations Skills Day Workshop with Diane of DMM Training & Development. Everyone in the team had an enjoyable day in improving upon their public speaking skills, coming out of the session with a tool kit of techniques with […]

Groundbreaking Success at Plantworx 2013

Plantworx 2013 was held in Stoneleigh in Warwickshire in May, with the aim to be a working machinery show for all construction professionals. Working alongside the Construction Equipment Association (CEA), ASL timely formed a new company for the client, arranging funding and coordinating sales in addition to organising marketing and operational logistics. The time spent […]

Royal Recognition for ASL Team Member

We are pleased to report that Joanna Oliver has been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List. She has received an MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) for her services to industry – specifically her work for the construction equipment sector in promoting international trade. Joanna’s comment on the award was; “My […]

Record Breaking Attendance at ‘Technical Communication UK 2011’

The annual conference for the ISTC (Institute of Technical and Scientific Communicators), organized by volunteers and a team from ASL was held in September 2011 near Oxford. Despite the gloomy economic climate, the event saw record breaking attendance figures with delegates, sponsors and speakers from all over the globe. The conference was hailed as an […]

Snow is no Trouble for ASL During 2010 Winter

Many UK businesses suffered due to the unprecedented amount of snow fall during November and December 2010. The staff of ASL, like much of the population, had days when they were unable to reach their respective offices, but avoided any disruption of services to our clients by utilising our ‘remote working’ capabilities to access IP […]

Sound Decision for Noise Consultants

The Association of Noise Consultants (ANC) has just become ASL’s newest client. Representing over 110 firms providing consultancy services in noise and acoustics, the Association has grown significantly in the last few years. Much of that growth is linked to the testing of sound insulation in domestic properties where the ANC Registration Scheme is recognised […]

ASL to take over BMHF

ASL has recently been chosen to provide the secretariat for the British Materials Handling Federation (BMHF) which is the representative association for the UK materials handling industry. Members include the British Industrial Truck Association (BITA), the Automated Materials Handling Systems Association (AMHSA), the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF), the Storage Equipment Manufacturers Association (SEMA) and […]

New Security Association

ASL has successfully formed a new association on behalf of suppliers of anti-terrorist products – designed to stop vehicle borne attacks. The Perimeter Security Suppliers Association (PSSA) formally became a company limited by guarantee on 1st August 2009 with founding members from a cross section of leading suppliers of specialist fencing, gates, bollards etc. The […]