Nobody questions the case for rigorous health and safety in manufacturing – it is the right thing to do ethically, legally and for the bottom line. Less understood or appreciated, but nevertheless a related concept, is the idea of employee ‘wellbeing’ at work.
Now that the dust has settled, and the nation has made peace with the fact that it’s not coming home (until 2022!), Helena Sans explores what lessons executives can take from England’s better-than-expected performance.
Every manufacturer that performs aftermarket service has one goal in mind: to prevent asset downtime and maximise equipment usage for their customers. So, what do the top 20% of firms do differently to the other 80%?
‘Innovation’ has become one of those catch-all solution words for all manner of problems – from society’s ills and Brexit, to restructuring the NHS and Industry 4.0. Yet its industrial application from the 17th Century onwards has very much shaped the world we live in today.