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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…

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…

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…

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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…

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 …

Drop in UK businesses’ patent applications in Europe, reports EPO

Added: 22 Mar 2021

Patent applications filed by UK businesses in Europe fell slightly in 2020, according to data publi…

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Make UK broker service aims to ease customs headaches

Added: 22 Mar 2021

UK manufacturing firms facing complex post-Brexit customs declarations are in line to benefit from …

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Cast Metals Federation reports positive attitude to post-pandemic era

Added: 22 Mar 2021

The UK cast metals sector’s trade body has reported a growing mood of optimism among members for th…

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Coventry seeks to prove where there’s muck, there’s green fuel 

Added: 22 Mar 2021

Coventry University researchers are working alongside water utility Severn Trent and the Organics G…

New energy efficiency law ‘could extend product life by a decade’

Added: 10 Mar 2021

Tough new energy efficiency legislation to save on millions of tonnes of electrical waste were anno…

Maersk redesigns Aberdeen training centre for energy transition era

Added: 9 Mar 2021

Maersk Training UK has unveiled its £0.7 million-plus refurbishment for its Aberdeen safety and sur…

Further postponement but PIA vows event will go ahead in autumn

Added: 8 Mar 2021

The long-running saga of the Pump Industry Awards took a further turn as the top sector event has d…

 Productivity lag parallels slow adoption of industrial robots says report

Added: 8 Mar 2021

The UK remains significantly behind many leading industrial economies in its adoption of industrial…

Sunak Budget wins positive response but with qualified support

Added: 3 Mar 2021

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has made significant concessions in his Budget to assist British manufacturi…

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CIPD report shows encouraging rise in employer recruitment plans

Added: 23 Feb 2021

The number of employers saying they intend to boost jobs has risen for the second quarter, says the…

Certification enhances Siemens’ cyber credentials

Added: 23 Feb 2021

Siemens UK has been awarded the coveted Cyber Essentials Plus (CE+) certification required for orga…

National Manufacturing Awards provide welcome boost

Added: 22 Feb 2021

Sheffield based employeee-owned company Gripple scored a hat trick of wins at the Make UK National …

North West Made Smarter programme secures renewed government support

Added: 22 Feb 2021

The North West’s pilot to boost productivity and employment by providing SME manufacturers access t…

Engineering leads the way as National Apprenticeship Week highlights lockdown challenges

Added: 9 Feb 2021

School lockdowns and exam cancellations mean many students, and their parents, could be missing out…