Employee of the month: Charlotte Frisby

Charlotte Frisby, 24 pictured at David Nieper Ltd in Alfreton

While many manufacturing sectors are perceived as male dominated, others, like fashion and textile manufacturing, have a distinctly female profile. Ahead of International Women’s Day on March 8 TM talks to one of Made in GB’s ‘30 Under 30’ manufacturing champions about her work and the diversity of roles available in a variety of manufacturing sectors.

Servival: The servitisation of manufacturing

‘Servitisation’ – jargon invented to fulfil the needs of management academics or a business paradigm companies should be exploiting to remain competitive? Jane Gray looks into the practicalities of selling services as a route to enhanced revenues and growth.