An increased global emphasis on low carbon initiatives is set to significantly increase the demand for batteries, leading to concerns surrounding the responsible management of lead throughout the lifecycle of automotive and industrial batteries.
Unilever has been ordered to pay £2m to a former employee responsible for advances in diabetes testing, in a landmark Supreme Court ruling that could “fundamentally change” employee-inventor compensation cases.
New research shows that 64% of manufacturers have taken a financial hit during the past two years as they struggle to prepare for an unknown trading environment post-Brexit, and almost half have already seen a negative change in EU customer/supplier appetite for doing business with them.
Job candidates in their 50s can add real value to businesses. Lynda Ennis wonders why, at a time when skills are at a premium, so many manufacturers – consciously or unconsciously – ignore older talent?
Low-energy manufacturing is a hot topic, as energy prices rise and periods of uncertainty cause unease within the sector, manufacturers are looking for ways to reduce their energy output and cut their costs.