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Warning that tax super-deduction could fuel ‘wasteful’ asset purchases

Added: 31 May 2021

The Chancellor’s much-lauded ‘super-deduction’ tax incentive could encourage companies to waste mon…

Brewing consultancy toasts R&D success in creating 100k savings

Added: 31 May 2021

Brewing supplies and consultancy business Murphy & Son saved almost £100,000 over the past three ye…

TÜV SÜD unveils verification service to meet post-Brexit machinery rules

Added: 19 May 2021

TÜV SÜD UK has launched an audit service to help users to verify before final purchase that newly a…

Queen Elizabeth Prize launches search for next winner of £500,000 award

Added: 19 May 2021

Applications have opened for the next a competition for one of the most presitigious and lucrative …

Deadline for NMITE engineer applicants’ chance of bursary aid

Added: 19 May 2021

Prospective engineers wanting to join this year’s New Model Institute for Technology and Engineerin…

Technician Janet goes for gold with Invertek's two millionth VFD

Added: 5 May 2021

Variable frequency drives (VFD) manufacturer Invertek Drives has marked the production of its two m…

Queen’s award for engineering company that grew export sales five times in three years

Added: 5 May 2021

Engineering company Chelburn Precision has won the Queen’s Award for International Trade, after its…

Honeywell cyber security system

Half UK manufacturers cyber-attacked in last year, warns Make UK study 

Added: 5 May 2021

Half of Britain’s manufacturers have been the victim of cybercrime during the last 12 months, claim…

Biffa keeps an Eye on record recycling target

Added: 5 May 2021

Waste processing giant Biffa has set itself the target of quadrupling plastic recycling capacity at…

QMUL opens new life science innovation site

Added: 21 Apr 2021

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has announced the opening of its new Queen Mary Enterprise l…

IMechE appoints Space Agency’s Bunn as new chief executive

Added: 20 Apr 2021

UK Space Agency international director Dr Alice Bunn has been appointed as the next chief executive…

Poor Covid tracing ‘losing engineering firms an average of £0.6 million’ claim

Added: 20 Apr 2021

New research claims that engineering companies and employees returning to physical workspaces this …

Schaeffler chosen for UN’s sustainability leaders list

Added: 20 Apr 2021

The United Nations has selected the Schaeffler Group as one of its 50 global sustainability & clima…

Lockdown period sees record rises in component replacements

Added: 7 Apr 2021

Pandemic lockdown has produced an unprecedented demand for improvements to components and replaceme…

Make UK survey predicts 'superdeduction' investment boost for manufacturers

Added: 6 Apr 2021

The introduction of the 'superdeduction' tax incentive is set to provide a sharp boost to investmen…

Siemens steps up industrial network training to plug skills gap

Added: 6 Apr 2021

Siemens has boosted its professional training offering in industrial networks to combat the skills …

GlaxoSmithKline R&D

Pandemic fails to stop rise in UK manufacturing’s R&D spend

Added: 6 Apr 2021

Research & development spending in the UK manufacturing industry rose 4.4% rise last year despite t…

Robust pumping system avoids lockdown downtime

Added: 19 Apr 2021

WPL’s wastewater treatment technology, selected to withstand seasonal variations in flow, has prove…

Safe seals make for safe plant operations

Added: 22 Apr 2021

Mechanical seals are critical for safe operation in refineries and chemical plants. Ensuring their …

Banging the drum for AODD systems

Added: 12 Apr 2021

Air-operated double-diaphragm (AODD) pumps can be hard to beat for sheer versatility, insists Almat…