04 September 2017
The manufacturing sector is performing well showing an increase at 56.9, up from 55.3 in July. This uplift is predominately driven by production levels which picked up due to new orders – highlighting greater demand namely from domestic markets; but exports also remain robust.
01 August 2017
Mike Thornton, RSM’s head of manufacturing, comments on the latest results from the Markit/CIPS manufacturing PMI survey.
24 July 2017
New statistics, taken from a manufacturing industry survey by RSM, reveals a large percentage of UK manufacturers are not taking advantage of research and development (R&D) tax credits to help support growth.
03 July 2017
Political and economic uncertainty knocks manufacturing sector.
14 June 2017
New statistics, taken from a manufacturing industry survey by leading audit, tax and consulting firm RSM, show UK manufacturers need to invest in key business systems to compete with EU and international counterparts.
01 June 2017
According to statistics taken from the latest Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI), the future outlook for the manufacturing sector looks very positive. Figures in May showed market resilience, with the sector sustaining most of the growth momentum gained during April.
24 May 2017
New statistics, taken from a manufacturing industry survey by leading audit, tax and consulting firm RSM, show that recruiting and retaining talent is a top risk for the sector.
22 May 2017
Our 2017 Manufacturing UK monitor report explores the key issues manufacturers face in this time of unprecedented change. Download this report to see what our clients had to say.
07 March 2017
There has been a lot of commentary about future turbulence for manufacturers following the Brexit decision and wider global political change. In a bid to provide some clarity, the government has recently launched a Modern Industrial Strategy which seeks to deliver a high-skilled competitive economy that benefits all. But what do UK manufacturers really need?
07 February 2017
Commenting on the latest CIPS UK Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index, Mike Thornton, head of manufacturing at RSM, said: ‘The latest CIPS Manufacturing PMI highlights an optimistic start to 2017 – new orders are up, output has increased and employment levels remain strong, despite market uncertainty and increasing input costs.