Make it in manufacturing

Make it in manufacturing - securing your workforce

An ageing workforce and a skills shortage are longstanding issues within the manufacturing sector but how can manufacturers combat these challenges and secure their workforces for the future?

Our survey of decision makers across the UK suggests manufacturers understand that new strategies must be developed to attract new talent and to ensure that experienced employees feel valued and able to pass on their knowledge to the next generation.

Download our report to discover some practical methods to tackle your ageing workforce and to secure the new talent that you need by filling in the form at the bottom of this page. 

Tackling an ageing workforce

Tackling an ageing workforce

The average age of manufacturing staff has climbed beyond that of the finance, retail, hospitality and construction sectors. So what can manufacturers do to ensure they retain their existing talent whilst also encouraging knowledge and skills sharing with the next generation?

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Securing new skills

Recent data suggests that the national average percentage of vacancies that are caused by skills shortages is 23 per cent but in manufacturing, this figure is around 35 per cent. With potential workers increasingly influenced by more than just salary, it is important that manufacturers find ways to differentiate themselves from the competition.

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Securing new skills