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Collectors – which group do you belong to?

Collectors – which group do you belong to?

Since 2013 councils around the country have been ignoring the Scrap metal Dealers Act 2013 or the Home Office guidance notes that were given. We have had councils that invent maintenance charges of £3400 plus that are added to the already high £600 licensing. We have...
The National Metal Agency is about to launch its registration of Scrap metal Collectors

20th February 2020 – D-Day.

The Scrap metal Dealers Act 2013 has been in existence for 6 years and STILL the Local Authorities refuse to comply. In fact as the years have passed we now have a situation whereby half the Licensing Authorities in the country are NOT compliant to this Act of...
Happy New Year – change coming

Happy New Year – change coming

Happy New Year to all Scrap Metal Dealers . 2020 will be a year of changes, keep informed Watch this space and know your rights. In 2018 the Scrap Metal Dealers Association discovered that local authorities up and down the country were abusing our members charging for...