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Paul Bristow Associates Ltd echo Make UK chief’s skills concerns

Comments made by the chief of a leading UK industry group concerning the skills gap in manufacturing are very much in line with the views of Paul Bristol Associates Ltd, a textile manufacturer in north Wales.

Manufacturing groups urge government to retain close alignment with EU

Yesterday, manufacturing groups met with Michael Gove to ask for clarity over Britain’s future relationship with the European Union.

Brexit uncertainty sees lowest car production in a decade

2019 saw the lowest rate of car production since 2010, with output predicted to continue falling this year.

Crowe’s ‘Outlook for Manufacturing Businesses in 2020’ could reflect best practice of companies like Russell Finex

On February 5th Crowe’s release their 'Outlook for Manufacturing Businesses in 2020' at an event in West Bromwich. The event will consist of Crowe’s unveiling their findings on the future for British manufacturing and what the prospects look like for UK businesses.

SNC Installations reports overseas manufacturers pricing for ‘worst case scenarios’ amid Brexit uncertainty

While the UK moves ever closer to 31st January, when it is due to leave the European Union, the import/export landscape is still suffering from uncertainty. In light of the referendum vote, overseas manufacturers have often increased prices for UK companies since 2016.

Manufacturers like Cpack proactively responding to public sentiment on consumer packaging

In the midst of consumer pressure the BBC last week reported how ending plastic packaging in shops could actually be harming the environment – with alternatives potentially even worse than plastic when it comes to sustainability and pollution.

Berwin Industrial Polymers demonstrate how environmental awareness is at the forefront of manufacturing

2019 saw a stark increase in media coverage and personal action relating to climate change and the environment. Extinction Rebellion’s tens of thousands of supporters caused chaos throughout the UK and a celebrity megastar was created in young Greta Thunberg. There was widespread coverage of ‘fatbergs’ blocking the UK’s sewage system through people disposing of inappropriate items down drains and sinks.

Spirotech Group handed major boost in 2019 as green light is given for new facility

Spirotech Group has been able to accelerate its plans for the future of innovation in the engineering profession after securing planning permission to begin constructing a new state-of-the-art manufacturing facility and head office in-between Peterborough and Cambridge, with the former turning blue today in the biggest Tory victory since Thatcher.

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