The Eye of the Forge at Sheffield Forgemasters - rights reserved EEF Photo Competition

One month left to enter EEF photo competition

Keen photographers need to get snappy as there is just one month left to put themselves forward for a prestigious national photography award. EEF/Lombard’s ‘Make It Britain’ photography competition is looking for inspiring images to...
(from left) Alan Hewett (MAS), Ade Walton (Prozeus) and Jeff Main (Tyne and Wear Marine)

North East firm sets sail with new marine safety device

A North East manufacturer has come up with a new solution for safely testing marine bollards and has high hopes for its future. Tyne and Wear Marine (TWM) have spent the last year...
A report argues more apprenticeships would help Britian's economy

Britain’s lack of apprenticeships is holding country back; report

Civitas, say Britain lags behind other countries in skills and economic growth because of our lack of apprenticeships. Civitias, the institute for the study of civil society, a cross party think tank, has...
Sir James Dyson's company has launched a cryptic Youtube video

Dyson launches teaser video for possible robot vacuum

Dyson Ltd have released a 25 second teaser video that many think is hinting at the company unveiling a robot vacuum cleaner. The vaugely dystopian sci-fi clip comes on the back of the...
BMW launches its armoured X5 model

New range of armoured cars launched at Moscow car show

What do you get the discerning billionaire who just has everything? The latest in bulletproof cars, obviously. Exhibitors from some of the largest luxury car firms have unveiled their wares at Moscow International...
GSK will collaborate with the US National Institutes of Health in a project to develop vaccinations to combat the Ebola virus.

GSK consortium to fast track Ebola vaccine trials

Pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline will be part of an international consortium aiming to fast track trials of a vaccine to tackle the Ebola outbreak. GSK will collaborate with the US National Institutes of Health in researching...
Epicor awarded best value ERP vendor

Epicor awarded best value ERP vendor

Epicor ERP Awarded Best Overall Value and Scores Highest on ERP Value Index Providing “More Bang for the Buck” than the Average Vendor. Epicor Software Corporation today announced that its next-generation Epicor enterprise resource planning (ERP)...
Today's Bank of England figures have produced more disappointment over the amount of money being lent to SMEs under the Funding for Lending scheme.

Further drop in SME lending casts more doubt over FLS

Lending to UK SMEs has dropped for the second consecutive quarter, casting further doubt over the government's Funding for Lending scheme. New figures published today showed that under the Funding for Lending (FLS) scheme, net...
Are you breaking waste laws without even realising?

Are you breaking waste laws without even realising?

With The Government vowing to give the Environment Agency £5million towards combating waste crime over the next two years, one waste management company wants to educate the manufacturing industry of how this will affect them. ...
Reece Group move into Armstrong Works

Reece Group move into Armstrong Works

Following the Reece Group’s acquisition of Armstrong Works in 2012, the first of its engineering companies has started its move into the iconic Scotswood Road site. Responsive Engineering, which was formed by a merger of...


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