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A UK business survey has suggested more apprentices would be a solution to the UK’s skills gap if investment could cover costs for SMEs. more

17 Oct 2017 10:30 Industry News

Only one in four UK manufacturers have a clear understanding of Article 50 and what implications it has on their businesses. more

10 Jul 2017 12:09 Industry News



New business survey data reveals steady confidence about 2017 growth, with manufacturers most positive out of those questioned. more

24 Jan 2017 14:48 Industry News

According to the results of a recent survey, alternative forms of finance are gaining increasing ground in the manufacturing sector as almost half (46 percent) of firms surveyed consider access to funding to be a challenge. more

10 Aug 2015 16:24 Industry News

Almost three quarters of small and medium sized manufacturing firms plan to give their employees a pay rise in the next 12 months, according to a survey. more

1 Dec 2014 16:24 Industry News

More than a quarter of UK manufacturers say they are benefitting from current trading conditions, with a third stating that they expect their business to expand over the next 12 months, according to a survey of SMEs. more

6 Aug 2013 13:56