Semta’s chief executive, Sarah Sillars, OBE, examines the UK’s poor careers advice services. They are blocking many young people’s paths to fulfilling careers in engineering and advanced manufacturing she says.
A small software engineering company has won the MacRobert Award for British innovation, a company that judges believe "could be a billion dollar business within five years".
The Skills Show, from WorldSkills UK, is inviting businesses to give young people a chance to test their manufacturing skills.
In a strategic move to invest in industrial automation, France-based Schneider Electric has made a takeover offer to UK engineering firm Invensys.
The Thetford Academy in Norfolk has begun the process to appoint Will Bridgman, managing director of engineering company Warren Services, as a school governor.
Team UK celebrated yesterday as they took home a total of six medals and 17 medallions for excellence from Germany.