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A new report published by the TUC argues that the economic gains from digitisation, robotics and artificial intelligence (AI) should be used to benefit...

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Conditions in the UK manufacturing sector slowed sharply during October. Output growth weakened, while new order inflows and employment both declined for the first...

Stairlift firm achieves Trustmark status

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Christeyns, the Bradford-based laundry chemicals manufacturer, has recently exchanged contracts with commercial laundry Camplings Linen in a deal worth around £3 million. Late last month...

Make UK warns Immigration White Paper proposals will decimate manufacturing labour...

The UK’s manufacturing workforce is set to be left in tatters by the Government’s new Immigration White Paper proposals – with 88% of skilled...

Portakabin Group hands over first new school

The York-based Portakabin Group has handed over the first new school in the £28 million Surrey and Kent batch of the Priority School Building...

Sheffield Forgemasters shows improvement for 2015 financial year

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Manufacturing output stabilises, finds CBI

After a drop in July, manufacturing has established in the three months to August, the latest monthly CBI Industrial Trends Survey has revealed. The survey...

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Lincat, a Lincoln-based manufacturer of commercial catering equipment, has completed its largest export order to date. The shipment, worth £135,000, was to one of the...

Focus on young talent aids Mechan’s bid to be best

Sheffield-based Mechan has “a strong purpose and mission to be the best in the industry in which it operates” according to independent assessment by...

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