A new Supply Chain Funding Index has been launched by URICA, in conjunction with YouGov and economic advisor, Dr John Ashcroft, to determine the health of our supply chains and the liquidity contained within.
The delayed recovery finally arrived for UK manufacturing in the final quarter of 2016 with a significantly improved boost in both output and orders, according to a major survey released today by EEF and BDO LLP.
With manufacturers intently focused on the technology element of Industry 4.0, the workforce management company Kronos believes that maximum benefit can only be achieved if equal attention is paid to the people operating it. Nick Peters reports.
Legendary Scottish businessman Jim McColl is reviving shipbuilding on the Clyde, but warns future success is uncertain if the government fails to match the support other countries’ manufacturers receive. Editor-at- Large Nick Peters reports.
Pay for professional engineers has increased by 2% year-on-year, while engineering graduates can expect to pocket 4% a year more compared to 2015, according to the latest professionals’ pay benchmarking report, out today from EEF.
Senior figures from across the UK manufacturing landscape discussed the trends, technologies and influences that are transforming the future of industry during the UK’s largest event of its kind, The Manufacturer's Annual Leaders Conference 2016.