Features

Rochester Revisited

A year after first visiting BAE Systems’ UK Electronic Systems division in Rochester, Jane Gray returned to see new shop floor-led improvements to production management and explore more of the cradle-to-cradle capabilities on site.

Measurable employee empowerment

Medical device, healthcare, life sciences

It is often said that investment in training helps with employee empowerment, autonomous decision making and, ultimately, productivity. Medical device manufacturer Owen Mumford has put a measure on this in more ways than one through its investment in metrology training.

R&D tax claim detected

Posted on 19 Jun 2013 by

TM looks at how Mineseeker Operations reclaimed over £125,000 in R&D taxes with the help of Wolverhampton-based tax specialist R&D Tax Claims. (Advertisement feature)

The allure of annualised hours

Bloodhound mechanics in action
Posted on 17 Jun 2013 by

Annualised hours have come back into fashion somewhat, with the flexibility of the system becoming attractive to companies again. And its not just seasonal business that are seeing the benefits.