The debate about the impact of the Fourth Industrial Revolution tends be framed around issues such as product design, production lines and supply chains. However, it is vital also to consider its impact on the workforce, both in terms of how the allocation of labour will change and in how flexible our national skills base is going to be in responding to the challenge.
Turnstyle Designs is delighted to announce that the company has celebrated 25 years in business, 25 years of manufacturing in Britain and 25 years of setting the standard of design-led architectural ironmongery.
Sometimes it’s really strange the way that news should be hitting the headlines and sometimes is either ignored or relegated to some interior page of a newspaper or the late night edition of the networks’ daily news.
Smart employers know the value of a well-trained and engaged work force, but getting that training is often easier said than done, particularly when you’ve got a million other pressing concerns that need your attention.
Pressure to develop skilled new engineers and technicians would be eased if more girls and young women took STEM subjects at school and went on to pursue technical careers. UKESF scholar Emma Curati-Alasonatti reflects on her experiences as an engineer.