Tech sector business activity index at lowest since 2013

6 years ago — Quick Read

The technology sector business activity index has fallen to its lowest since 2013, at 55.7. However, it has also been noted that since 2010, tech sector employment has expanded by...

Manufacturing trade body questions Labour’s business rates pledge

6 years ago — Quick Read

EEF, the UK manufacturing trade body, has questioned whether the Labour Party’s pledge to reduce business rates will include small manufacturers within the definition of ‘small businesses’.  

BIS sets out plans to boost British manufacturing

6 years ago — Quick Read

BIS Ministers have announced a raft of measures aimed to improve house manufacturing, which will be part of the £104m project led by construction and engineering firm Laing O’Rourke, which will include...

Maufacturing manifesto issued by cross-party MPs group

7 years ago — Quick Read

A cross-party group of parliamentarians has launched a pre-election manifesto calling on future governments to ensure Britain’s place as a global leader in manufacturing markets. Manufacturing Manifesto 2015 addresses what...

It’s time for politicians to get real on engineering issues

7 years ago — Long Read

The general election is still months away and yet it’s not hard to imagine many people are already fed up with the political campaigning. The outcome of the ballot appears...