As they prepare for MACH 2012 BCW Engineering traces a decade of successful asset finance which has taken the business from a twinkle in the eye to a £10m turnover organisation.
How can collaborative approaches to the elimination of waste and the challenges of increasing complexity help manufacturers? Richard Jones, business manager for supply chain at improvement specialist, Newton, leads discussion on the extent to which lean expertise in manufacturing firms is being used to pull up the overall performance of supply chains.
India represents a huge opportunity for British manufacturers across a range of
sub-sectors in which they already excel. Peter Russell, head of manufacturing,
UK sector coverage at Royal Bank of Scotland, looks at key strategic export and
growth opportunities over the coming five years.
From April 2013, a phased introduction of Real Time Information (RTI) will see employers submitting payroll data to HMRC via the centralised registration service for e-Government services in the UK, Government Gateway, on or before payments credit employee’s bank accounts. Ken Davies, director of payroll services at accountancy firm Mitchell Charlesworth explains why the new measures could greatly increase the workload for employers
TM grapples with the sensitive issue of respect for engineering professionals in the UK. What bearing do public perceptions of the profession have on the fate of manufacturing and can we regulate the application of the term ‘engineer’?
For companies of any size wanting to access markets that need advanced materials, including aerospace, nuclear power, oil and gas and medical products, the GMF in Sheffield was the place to be in March. Will Stirling was there to soak up the knowledge.
Manufacturers need modern, slick, reliable logistics. Technology, such as automated warehouse systems and RFID, can provide part of the solution. But the UK logistics sector is blessed with several stakeholders dedicated to improve the efficiency of your logistics.