East Midlands leads economic growth

East Midlands leads growth

The East Midlands is the fastest growing English region, and experts say this is down to manufacturing. ...
GE will be investing $400m in a new facility in Greenville, South Carolina

UK dubbed “rising star” for low-cost manufacturing

Britain’s direct-manufacturing cost structure has improved up to 10% compared to other Western European manufacturing export economies, according to the BCG Global Manufacturing Cost-Competitiveness Index. ...
US trades boosts UK economy

Britain benefits from US trade

The UK is the largest foreign investor in the US, supporting nearly one million jobs across the country, according to the CBI’s sixth annual Sterling assets report. ...
Better together

Better together?

As Scotland’s decisive vote over independence draws closer, James Pozzi examines the pros and cons for manufacturing in the event of an independent Scotland. ...



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