Boeing has announced that it will be ploughing investment in to sites in the UK and the US as part of a global growth plan.
The latest of The Manufacturer’s Directors Forum dinners held recently in Sheffield, discussed what changing legislation and Brexit could mean for British manufacturers.
The manufacturing sector is experiencing a dangerous skills shortage that appears to be getting worse with every passing year. There is a great deal of blame to go around, but a significant portion of it rests with the education system. Changing that requires a change in national attitudes to manufacturing, as Nick Peters reports.
The British manufacturing sector needs a “supply side revolution” in order to occupy a competitive position on the world state, according to a new report published by the Centre of Policy Studies today.
Britain’s manufacturers are warning the government that walking away from the EU with no deal in place is not an option and will leave business on a cliff edge of uncertainty that will damage jobs and investment.
Kaeser, a global manufacturer of compressed air and vacuum products, worked with HPE and SAP to achieve to connect operations, logistics and customers.
SMEs have been given a boost this weeks thanks to the launch of a new £9.7m business support initiative hoping to support more than 3,000 companies.
There are a number of R&D funding tax relief programmes for UK manufacturers of all sizes, as Rem Noormohamed and Sam Dooley, from international law firm, DWF LLP, explain.
When thinking of start-ups, the image of tanned Ivy League dropouts developing complicated pieces of software from their unconventional Californian workspaces often springs to mind. But the reality of launching a business – big or small – from scratch can be very different, as is often the case with those starting up manufacturing in the UK. Rita Lobo examines the challenges of taking the first steps in manufacturing.
Factory output continues to surge, with the CBI Industrial Trends survey registering the best performance for the manufacturing sector in two years, with the positive result fuelled in part by booming car production.