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.
01 December 2016
Mike Thornton, Head of Manufacturing at RSM comments on the latest CIPS UK Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index.
01 November 2016
The latest CIPS UK Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index has revealed that despite a slight dip in October the sector maintained a solid rate of expansion, with an uplift in output across all sectors, particularly intermediate goods, and an increase in new orders and employment.
22 September 2016
Mike Thornton, National Head of Manufacturing and Yorkshire Audit Partner comments on UK car production growth figures announced by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) today.
15 September 2016
New statistics from HMRC have revealed there was a 10 per cent year-on-year rise in the number of claims for research and development tax credits submitted by manufacturing firms in 2014-15.
02 September 2016
The latest CIPS UK Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) has announced that the PMI recovered sharply to 53.3 from the 41-month low posted in July following the EU referendum.
21 June 2016
UK manufacturers could be missing out on the chance to unlock cash from their business due to untapped cash release opportunities, warns audit, tax and consulting firm RSM.
31 May 2016
The UK food and drink sector has an enviable reputation for generating a range of world class product categories and brands.