Manufacturers are urging the government to work more closely with them on new reforms to technical education to avoid repeating the same mistakes over the Apprenticeship Levy which was rushed in without proper consultation.
Over the years, the UK automotive industry has experienced huge growth as manufacturers have become increasingly integrated with companies across Europe. But with recent politics, that could all be about to change. Tom Leeson explores the issue.
I'm not going to spoil your enjoyment of the Annual Manufacturing Report 2019 by spilling all the detail here. But I do want to give you a flavour of what we discovered in this comprehensive overview of the sector’s state of mind in this critical year.
Business leaders and trade unions have issued urgent warnings to government to stop gambling with the nation’s world-leading manufacturing sector and cease their plans for a wholesale reduction in import tariffs.