A British National Investment Bank isn't about intervention, it's about having an infrastructure and industrial policy that supports our domestic manufacturing capability - particularly heavy industry like shipbuilding.
This month in British manufacturing has seen steady progress despite continued political turmoil. We look at some of the key news stories and topics that surrounded industry in April, alongside exclusive factory visits and interviews we reported.
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.