Manufacturers are urging the government to work more closely with them on new reforms to technical education to avoid repeating the same mistakes over the Apprenticeship Levy which was rushed in without proper consultation.
Brose, the world’s fourth largest family-owned automotive supplier, has invested nearly £2m on the introduction of Automated Guided Vehicles over the past two years and the business is already reaping the benefits.
A few years ago, the ‘free from’ area of the supermarket was a mere shelf, now there are dedicated aisles for it. Moo Free is a vegan chocolate business based in Exeter who has taken full advantage of this accelerating market, we headed to South West England to find out more.
Many women we speak to in manufacturing say that a career in industry was never their first choice. However, once in the sector they can’t imagine doing anything else. We spoke to one woman who has worked in the steel industry for 25 years and has never looked back.