09 April 2021
Despite uncertainty and supply chain pressures, the latest CIPS Manufacturing PMI shows significant improvement increasing to a decade-high of 58.9 from 55.1.
31 March 2021
After the most challenging year in UK automotive history, perhaps some shoots of recovering are beginning to appear for the industry amidst a significant month on month increase in car production and some positive steps announced in the budget.
31 March 2021
Food and drink exports are collapsing post Brexit so what next for the sector? Hopefully this disruption will become easier to manage quickly but in the meantime - can the industry develop more sales here in the UK? Will UK consumers buy locally and buy seasonally to support UK food and drink manufacturers through a tough time?
19 March 2021
Our round table event will focus on maximising manufacturing industry talent through apprenticeships. This discussion will focus on making the most of the levy and the challenges in doing so, calculating and paying the right amount of apprenticeship levy, developing an apprenticeship strategy and employment tax and broader HR considerations.
01 March 2021
After hitting a three-month low at the start of the year, the latest CIPS Manufacturing PMI signals slight improvement for manufacturers moving to 55.1 from 54.1.
10 February 2021
An unprecedented drop in car production in 2020 highlights the challenging times ahead for automotive manufacturers. With the impacts of Brexit and coronavirus still being felt across the industry, what does the road ahead look like for 2021?
23 November 2020
RSM and Make UK report states regional devolution is critical to refocus priorities towards local infrastructure projects and rebalance the UK. Find out how regional economies can be rebalanced through the manufacturing sector and download the full report.
28 September 2020
The coronavirus pandemic has hit the manufacturing sector unevenly. But with more lockdowns looming, what can manufacturing firms do to protect their operations?
01 September 2020
We are hosting a virtual round table forum specifically for automotive manufacturers at 12.30pm on Wednesday 16 September.
06 July 2020
The June CIPS PMI returned to an above neutral measure in June at 50.1, showing some early signs of recovery as lockdown measures ease. Over the past few months many have been mitigating supply chain risks by sourcing new suppliers closer to home – will this trend continue?