A new report from the Trades Union Congress (TUC) says the UK has two decades to prepare for the full impact of digitalisation. It proposes the creation of 1 million more manufacturing jobs to deal with the rapid technological changes.
Education Secretary Damian Hinds has attacked the privilege given to academic qualifications and says vocational courses need to be more valued in order to solve Britain's productivity problem.
Lear Corporation has developed a skills programme with Gateshead College to help the company boost its efficiency and productivity.
Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust is hoping to raise £2m to preserve the area UNESCO describes as the ‘Symbol of the Industrial Revolution.’
After clearing up at The Manufacturer MX Awards 2015, one of Yorkshire’s fastest growing manufacturers - Lambert Engineering - has recorded its best year to date.
The provision of ‘earn and learn’ training opportunities are the secret to creating social mobility and economic growth, according to a major new report.
Manufacturing Leaders’ Summit - the largest gathering of manufacturing decision makers in the UK is back at Exhibition Centre Liverpool this 14-15 November!
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.