The decision of whether to be the first to adopt a new technology is a gamble, one that can reap significant rewards should it pay off. We explore whether manufacturers should embrace potentially game-changing technologies prior to their mainstream adoption.
British manufacturing is a hallmark of quality around the world, but underpinning these high standards is a committed workforce that hail not only from the UK but also from many countries in the EU. Immigration Minister, Caroline Nokes, explains how manufacturers can support their EU employees.
The nation's car industry must become more educated on intellectual property in order to help it succeed in a tough economic climate – or if Britain leaves the EU, according to a recent House of Commons summit.
Almost a third of UK manufacturers expect some low-skilled jobs to be lost over the coming five years as a result of artificial intelligence and digital technologies. But more than half say they will up-skill these workers to take the jobs that this innovation creates.
IoT security is pivotal for manufacturers, how can they safeguard data that’s key to their enterprise? How can firms ensure it cannot be hacked? Blockchain could be the technology to solve these burning questions.