Workforce and skills

Bridging the gap

Bridging the gap

Chris Howe, operations director at industrial recruitment firm Gap Personnel, talks to TM about manufacturing’s strive for efficiency through utilising its workforce. ...

Lack of women hindering engineering capabilities

UK engineering companies are missing out on half the potential talent pool when it comes to hiring engineers due to the oversight of women in the workplace, the Institution of Engineering Technology (IET) says. ...
Alicia Humphries - BAE Systems engineering apprentice

From tinkering to Typhoons

The next article in a series of guests contributors leading up to this week's Manufacturing Summit at the International Festival for Business, Alicia Humphries, an engineering apprentice at BAE Systems shares her experience in choosing the life of an engineer...



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    The latest Energy Entrepreneurs Report compiled by SmartestEnergy shows a 36% jump in the number of commercial scale projects in operation across the manufacturing sector in Great Britain since last year’s report. In total, an

  • University Collaboration 2014

    The amount of money available for R&D in the UK is quite staggering: over £26bn, from public and private sources. The organisations involved from the public sector can begin to look like an alphabet soup, and just as confusing,

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