The latest industrial trends survey from the Confederation of British Industry has found factory output to be rapidly accelerating - the main constraint will be lack of skilled staff in factories. more

23 Jan 2018 15:33 Industry News

The IHS Markit/CIPS UK Manufacturing PMI report for October shows a slight increase in manufacturing output across the secondary sector. more

1 Nov 2017 16:20 Industry News

The British Plastics Federation has found widespread misunderstanding of the UK's contribution to marine litter in a Yougov survey. more

2 Oct 2017 16:13 Industry News

British manufacturers are shifting more stock abroad thanks to global demand and a weak sterling, a survey of 397 manufacturers by the CBI shows. more

31 Jul 2017 15:14 Industry News

The plastics industry peak body, the British Plastics Federation, has stood its ground with a riposte to a survey by A Plastic Planet and Populus calling for a ‘plastic-free’ aisle in supermarkets. more

27 Jul 2017 11:41 Industry News

The British Plastics Federation has released details from its latest Business Conditions Survey which shows 80 per cent of companies are confident turnover will increase this year. more

13 Jul 2017 16:35 Industry News

The manufacturing sector is acting as a buttress for the British economy, as the latest monthly snapshot from the CBI shows goods made in the UK are increasingly popular worldwide. more

22 Jun 2017 14:15 Industry News

Goods made in Britain keep attracting higher orders through the start of the year, as last omnths PMI survey shows ‘marked growth’. more

1 Jun 2017 13:47 Industry News

Survey shows high voting intention amongst SME manufacturing managers. more

24 May 2017 10:07 Industry News

Manufacturing order books improved from April, and output growth accelerated in the three months to May, the Consortium of British Industry has shown. more

19 May 2017 12:32 Industry News

The latest British Plastics Federation survey shows rising optimism about the forthcoming year from manufacturers, but a skills shortage continues to constrain recruitment. more

8 Mar 2017 11:11 Industry News


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An online survey of factory managers and CEO’s by KPMG has found they are prioritising education and tech investment for UK production. more

27 Feb 2017 14:20 Industry News