Last year the age that half had bought their own home was 34; it was 26 in 1997, according to ONS figures. ‘Affordable’ housing stretches further out of reach for the majority, what could the solution be?
At a reception at the House of Lords, entries for the UK’s biggest manufacturing awards of the year were officially opened, and Santander was officially confirmed as the Official Banking Partner of the programme for the third year in a row.
Steel is the most commonly used structural material in the world, and the UK's steel industry contributes around £1.6bn to the economy. Here are three of the latest deals for UK steel that aim to make the 150-year old industry leaner and greener.
The creation of the first chocolate bar is credited to Joseph Fry in 1847. Since then our taste for chocolate has soared, with the global chocolate market now sitting at around £80bn. TM spoke to one UK chocolate company about their ethically produced bars.
The promise of quicker recovery, reduced trauma and improved clinical outcomes has been the catalyst behind the development of surgical robotics, with the global market for robot-assisted surgery forecast to be worth £31bn by 2026.