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22nd June 2021
Manufacturing reaction to UK-Australia dealThe UK’s first major Free Trade Agreement negotiated from scratch since EU Exit is expected to provide new opportunities in food and drink, machinery and car manufacturing.
21st June 2021
Net zero to be mandatory for government contractsNew procurement measures will require firms to have credible carbon reduction plans before they can bid for major government contracts, in a significant move expected to ripple through supply chains.
14th June 2021
Manufacturers face ‘millennial’ snubManufacturers are the least likely of any major sector to have a millennial director and also have ground to make up on female and BAME representation, leaving them behind in the race for talent.
10th June 2021
Firms looking beyond EU for new opportunitiesWith a sizeable minority of exporters expecting a decline in EU trade over the next year, many companies are looking beyond the bloc for new growth, with North America top of the list.
7th June 2021
Record growth for manufacturing but fears over inflationUK manufacturing grew at an unprecedented rate in May as pent-up demand was released, so much so that supply chains are struggling to keep up - causing record inflation on material prices.
4th June 2021
1,800 North West workers to be upskilled in digitalisationSME manufacturers being supported by the Made Smarter technology adoption programme are upskilling their employees en masse to meet the demands of the latest digital technologies.
26th May 2021
Export ‘how to’ guide launched for manufacturersA practical step-by-step guide developed by Make UK and HSBC aims to ‘demystify’ the rules and jargon around exporting to help SMEs who may be nervous about entering overseas markets.
24th May 2021
Half of SME manufacturers expect full recovery within 3 monthsResearch shows that 48% of small manufacturers expect to return to, or exceed, their pre-COVID-19 position within the next quarter, although some expect a permanent change to working practices.
19th May 2021
Robotics showcase to be streamed onlineA three-day online event from 25-27 May will give manufacturers the chance to understand the latest in industrial robotics and how new innovations can benefit their business.
17th May 2021
Queen’s Speech sets out plans for SME-friendly procurementThe 2021 Queen’s Speech set out government plans in several key areas, including an increased focus on innovation and new efforts to make public procurement more accessible to SMEs.
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