06 February 2019
The recent announcement from Nissan to build its X-Trail SUV in Japan rather than Sunderland is clearly a blow for the automotive manufacturing industry in the UK. In response, the Brexit rhetoric has been amplified, but the predominant drivers behind this decision are demand driven.
01 February 2019
Mike Thornton, Head of manufacturing at RSM comments on the latest results from the Markit/CIPS PMI manufacturing survey.
06 December 2018
The deadline for the energy savings opportunity scheme assessment is looming for manufacturers. Find out if you need to comply and how to ensure you do.
06 November 2018
New leasing standards come into effect next year which aim to increase transparency within financial reporting, but a quarter of manufacturers are not prepared for the change which will impact key performance ratios, a new survey has found.
22 August 2018
Mike Thornton, head of manufacturing at RSM, responds to the Government’s Export Strategy.
09 July 2018
The impact of input price increases; ongoing supply-chain disruption; and uncertainty surrounding Brexit is starting to hit the manufacturing sector, as this month’s Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) figures show no growth.
16 May 2018
Manufacturers across the region need to invest more in people and technology to meet the challenges of the coming decade, according to audit, tax and consulting firm RSM.