Twelve manufacturing business leaders have embarked on an eight-month Made Smarter Leadership Programme, run in collaboration with Lancaster University Management School and the government-backed £20m Made Smarter initiative for North West manufacturers.
Making STEM careers accessible for everyone and busting the myths surrounding engineering and manufacturing jobs are long-standing issues for industry. We spoke to one female engineer tackling these challenges head on.
Understanding what makes your workforce tick and what make them strive for excellence is vital for any business wanting to generate significant improvements in throughput, efficiency and staff retention.
During the recent Powering British Industry event, The Manufacturer spoke to Sage’s Rob Sinfield about manufacturing’s perception problem, enticing young people into the industry, and the need to refocus educational resources.
Renishaw received one of the greatest accolades at The Manufacturer MX Awards 2019 – the award for 'Manufacturing in Action'. Steven Barr talked with group manufacturing services director Gareth Hankins about doing the right thing, by investing in innovation via products, processes, people and premises.
Women make up around 12% of engineers in the UK, but just over 7% of engineering apprentices are female. To find out more, we spoke to two second year female apprentices at automotive part maker, Unipres.