Patriotic government intervention is required to help manufacturing grow, Ed Miliband tells the EEF Conference

EEF economist warns Miliband on investment in LEPs

Chief economist at EEF, Ms Lee Hopley has responded to Ed Miliband's speech today, highlighting careful investment in local enterprise partnerships with proven history as imperative to economic growth. ...
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Annual Manufacturing Report 2014 released

The Annual Manufacturing Report 2014 shows that manufacturers have an increased level of optimism around the UK economy with 94% of respondents reporting that they are ‘very’ or ‘quite optimistic’; the highest figure since the survey began in 2008. ...
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Taskforce calls for HS2 minister

The HS2 Growth Taskforce has published an update on plans for the development of the controversial high speed rail link to the north of England. ...
Mathew Deering

The Great Unloved

Foreign owned UK manufacturers are at risk of becoming non-core and could be losing millions for the British economy, says Mathew Deering, investment director at private equity firm, Endless LLP. ...



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