Manufacturing Leadership

UK manufacturing bags £9.2bn growth

Luxury goods, Wallet, Handbag - Santander
UK production of handbags and luggage grew 3% to £364 billion as at the end of 2014 – the equivalent of £9.2 billion – according to analysis of the latest official PRODCOM Report from the ONS by Santander Corporate & Commercial.

Tim Peake: into space

Image courtesy of ESA/NASA
On December 15 at 11:03 am, the world looked on as the European Space Agency launched British astronaut, Tim Peake and his team into space to take up residence at the International Space Station until June 2016. Victoria Fitzgerald provides an update on the mission so far.