As the government works out its response to manufacturers’ demands for a comprehensive new industrial strategy, The Manufacturer is launching its annual survey of sentiment around the sector.
The UK’s biggest FREE digital manufacturing exhibition – Smart Factory Expo, has arrived in Liverpool (15-16 November, Exhibition Centre Liverpool).
Dr Gordon Mizner reflects on the success of manufacturing and associated industries in engaging with young people to promote STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) careers.
Naylor Industries' COO, Bridie Warner-Adsetts, reveals why UK manufacturing is facing difficult times currently, and why it doesn't have to be like that.
The barrier to the wider adoption of additive manufacturing most commonly identified by UK manufacturers is ‘skills’. Tim Minshall explains what this means in the context of the technology's expansion in Britain.
More than 40 young people have signed up to be among the first cohort of students at the cutting-edge Marches Centre of Manufacturing & Technology following its recent open day.
Despite apprenticeships being described as “the best career route in the world”, they are being detrimentally affected by government changes to the system and poor careers advice at school.
The Manufacturer and IBM recently brought together some of the top minds and leading manufacturers in the country to discuss the state of British manufacturing at an invite-only dinner in Birmingham.
Hiring, retaining and training will be the greatest challenge for 47% of UK SMEs over the next 12 months, considered more serious than either Brexit or political turmoil.
Britain’s largest automotive manufacturer, Jaguar Land Rover, has announced it needs 5,000 recruits this year, of which 1,000 will be electronic and software engineers.