Alex Brigginshaw, Business Development Director at Amarinth, has used MAS support to boost sales and increase its export activity

English manufacturers told 2014 is the ‘time to deliver’

The Manufacturing Advisory Service (MAS) is urging English manufacturers to captialise on the industrial resurgence in 2014 and has released a ten-point action plan to help manage growth effectively, boost efficiencies, reduce waste and increase sales. ...

New web portal to help SMEs unlock finance

A new online matching service has been launched by the National Association of Commercial Finance Brokers (NACFB) in response to growing evidence that SMEs are still unable to access lending options that exist beyond the high street banks. ...
Refinancing on the cards for Luxfer

Refinancing on the cards for Luxfer

Luxfer, the global manufacturer of high-performance materials and components, has agreed a new £90m funding package with a banking syndicate to support its growth plans. ...
Growth accelerating - but at what speed?

Manufacturing strength grows with UK recovery

Manufacturing body EEF’s latest quarterly survey has revealed Britain’s manufacturers are enjoying increasingly strong growth due to strong UK sales and a healthy boost in overseas trade. ...
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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