In January, EEF published its sixth Annual Executive Survey, looking at manufacturing expectations for 2017. Terry Scuoler discusses the findings and urges government to boost confidence with real strategic planning.
Graeme Thomas, key account director at Engineering Technology Group (ETG), has been named as The Manufacturer’s Employee of the Month February 2017.
Government must listen to the concerns of UK manufacturers about their ability to continue recruiting and retaining skilled workers in a post-Brexit world. Terry Scuoler discusses the issues.
Joanne Griffiths, accounts and purchasing manager at PCT, has been named as The Manufacturer’s Employee of the Month November 2016.
In last month’s column Paul Stead introduced the concept of 'Design Thinking'. This month he explains how applying this approach resulted in the creation of an award-winning sales programme for Eastman Chemical.
Julian Gardiner, control systems manager at Lambert Engineering, has been named as The Manufacturer’s Employee of the Month October 2016.
As Brexit Britain redefines its role in the EU and wider world is design a real priority? Dr Paul Stead argues that using design and design thinking as competitive weapons has never been more important.
Now the dust is beginning to settle on the seismic events of the summer, EEF's Terry Scuoler reports on the health of manufacturing and the wider economy in a post–referendum world.
Andy Nickson, operations director at leading international specialist consumables, Sil-Mid Ltd, has been named as The Manufacturer’s Employee of the Month September 2016.
The EU referendum has placed access to finance firmly back on the table. Terry Scuoler reflects on what would tempt manufacturers back to bank lending.