News Archive

Ways to Improve Employee Retention

27th November 2015

Employee retention is a critical issue facing today's enterprises as they compete for talent in a skill shortage economy. As Josh Bersin, principal at Deloitte and founder of Bersin by Deloitte, spe...

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Investors in People Award

25th November 2015

We have just been awarded SILVER from the 'Investors in People' - people management excellence standards. We are very proud.   ...

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The Manufacturers Optimism for the future

25th November 2015

The 2016 Annual Manufacturing Report (AMR), published by Hennik Research, demonstrates once again the resilience of British manufacturing, despite facing domestic and international challenges. T...

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Engineering Gender Equality needed for Manufacturing industrys Future

23rd November 2015

The UK has the lowest percentage of female engineers in Europe, and it could soon be a huge problem for our whole manufacturing and engineering industry. With only a mere 8% of female British eng...

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The Manufacturers 'Curry Club' Event

19th November 2015

  The first ever EMS recruitment group Manufacturers 'Curry Club' took place last week. Over 25 curry loving Manufacturing and Engineering Managers and Directors, from some of the top companie...

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University of Birmingham's Defence Knowledge

28th July 2015

By developing significant expertise in the advancement and uses of defence technologies, the University of Birmingham claim to have advanced knowledge and proficiency in the development of defence t...

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Latest Figures: Manufacturing in UK Defence Sector

27th July 2015

New figures by Ruari Mccallion at The Manufacturer show the defence manufacturing sector in the UK in numbers. The total value of military products' sales where manufactured in the UK are sp...

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Sales & Operations Planning Workshop & JLR Tour

14th July 2015

13th May 2015, 09:00-17:00 JLR Halewood Operations Enables both sales and operations teams to have an insight into the challenges each function faces and how improved S&OP alignment and coll...

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Government Advance on Gender Pay Gap Elimination Plans

14th July 2015

In the last few months of the coalition, a consultation was introduced about the matter of forcing large firms to disclose data on the gender pay gap. This consultation begins on Tuesday demonstra...

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JCB Skills Shortage Event

26th June 2015

JCB Skills Shortage Event Manufacturing Advisory Portal The UK Manufacturing sector is currently experiencing its most acute skills shortage crisis in recent history. On the 7th July 2015, EM...

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Why Should I Hire A Contract Engineer

26th February 2015

Virtually every company, in every industry, has needed contract employees at some time. For positions as wide-ranging as receptionist, marketing assistant, or corporate vice president, there ar...

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Lean manufacturing: The 'Seven Deadly Wastes'

24th February 2015

The principal notion of lean manufacturing is quite simple; continuously working on eliminating waste from the manufacturing process. Lean manufacturing articles like to call this waste the...

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Skills Shortages: 'Lowering Tuition Fees Is Not The Answer'

24th February 2015

  You've heard the call - the UK needs more engineers. Our economy needs at least twice as many engineering workers, apprentices, technicians and professionals - high quality graduate profes...

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Warship Contract Secures A Decade of Jobs

24th February 2015

  A multi-million pound contract has gone to Huddersfield engineering firm David Brown, to equip the Royal Navy with new warships. The firm will help build the next generation of frigate...

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UK bright spark engineer can win £10 million!

23rd February 2015

  The UK government is launching a £10m prize for innovative battery designs that could power the next generation of ultra-low emission vehicles (ULEVs).   Most electric cars an...

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