The delivery of apprenticeships to SMEs urgently needs simplifying and an image makeover if smaller firms are to get the trainees they want, and schoolchildren are to be attracted to the apprenticeship route to work, says the Holt Review.
Britain must lead the way and focus on low-carbon development if it is to maintain influence and competiveness in the Chinese market, a group of MPs said today.
Top global names have announced deals that will shape the future of British engineering.
British engineering has received a massive boost this morning as the Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg announced a series of UK deals which will lead to hundreds of jobs.
A new supply chain commodity survey, commissioned by the Government identifies more than £3bn of opportunities for domestic and international automotive suppliers and companies wanting to invest in new facilities in the UK.
Last week government announced that it is investing £29 million in the life sciences sector including £10m for technology development. Nigel Brooksby, chair of the Cogent Life Sciences Skills Strategy Board and former chairman and managing director of Sanofi-aventis UK, Europe’s largest pharmaceutical company, responds to the news:
Prime Minister David Cameron kicked off proceedings for the first in a series of summer investment events today.
The Make it in Great Britain exhibition, brainchild of business minister Mark Prisk, was launched at the Science Museum on Tuesday. TM speaks to some of the exhibitors to find what they make and why they got involved.