Workforce and skills

Young people's career hopes are being dashed, according to research from the EAL

How to Change a Perception

It is the intractable problem that refuses to go away. Engineering is in demand, intellectually rewarding and it is well paid but not enough people are doing it. Will Stirling reports on a new approach. ...
Colin Mills and Gareth Jones of In-Comm Training celebrate recent investment in the firm's Forklift Training centre in the West Midlands.

Training academy celebrates investment

A West Midlands training centre for maintenance and engineering talent has completed at £235,000 investment programme to upgrade and improve its facilities. ...
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10% fall in international STEM students

A report from the House of Lords Science and Technology Committee has revealed a 10% decline in the number of foreign students studying STEM subjects at British universities. ...
Number of women in boardrooms continues to rise


Coming off the back of International Women’s Day last month, Victoria Fitzgerald takes a look at some of the young women looking to make waves in the UK manufacturing world. ...
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George Edwards: Bright young thing

George Edwards, 18 years old and a recent sensation in manufacturing and industrial policy circles talks to Jane Gray about his ambitions and how to bridge the skills gaps by increasing empathy with his generation. ...



  • ERP – Simplify your strategic investment decisions

    As the thought-provoking articles and case studies in this report demonstrate, selecting and implementing an ERP system is no light matter. Make the right decision though, and ERP can be truly transformative. Especially for smaller and midmarket manufacturers where

  • Annual Manufacturing Report 2014

    The Annual Manufacturing Report 2014 surveyed 182 UK manufacturers in Q4 2013 across five key areas: Economy, policy and risk; Finance; Automation; Skills; and ICT. The Report (AMR) was researched by The Manufacturer magazine and

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