How Can Manufacturers Make The Most Of Their CRM In A Post GDPR Environment?

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  The deadline was given back in May 2018 and every person in the land was talking about it and we were all feeling rather overwhelmed and dare we say it, fed up of hearing about it. Memes and GIFs were created in the thousands but we’ve got to admit, since the 25th May 2018,… Read More »

How can we get more young people into Manufacturing?

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As we get poised for the future and the 4th Industrial Revolution (IR4.0), we turn to our youth to carry the flag and to take the reins of innovation and technology, and this is especially the case when it comes to manufacturing. We have a real struggle in general to find skilled workers, with an… Read More »

Manufacturing world cup

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It’s World Cup time! Sweep stakes drawn, flags at the ready and patriotism set to the max. The world’s favourite tournament is well under way and we’ve seen some tantalising matches already with VAR being used and it’s great to see how technology is being incorporated in this fast-moving game. It got us thinking here… Read More »

A Guide to Preparing for GDPR for Small and Medium Businesses

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What is GDPR? What are the requirements of being GDPR compliant? What should my company be doing to prepare for the GDPR? The Business Implications of Failing to Comply with GDPR! What is GDPR? On 25 May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)  will be enforced across Europe, including the UK. The law aims to… Read More »

How Can The UK Address The Productivity Gap?

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What is the ‘productivity gap’? A productivity gap or sometimes referred to as the “productivity puzzle” is the difference between one county’s productivity levels, as measured by output per workers or output per hour worked, in comparison with the country’s main export competitors. According to the Office For National Statistics, the UK is falling behind… Read More »

How Technology And Digitalisation Are Transforming UK Manufacturing

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Technology and Digitalisation are changing the way UK Manufacturers operate, at an incredible rate. Companies are producing or are expected to produce more product for less and this is being felt across a number of different industries. Companies are also growing at a faster pace too with technologies from 3D printing to Robotics and a… Read More »

Hobut exhibited at this years Electricx

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Hobut exhibited at this years Electricx. A crucial event for anyone with an interest in the Energy industry. Visitors gained direct access to a large number of local, regional and international stakeholders and source the latest products and equipment first-hand.

2018 Is The Year of Engineering – #YoE

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Why do we need a year dedicated to Engineering? Fortunately, the government has recognised, there are fewer of our younger generations showing an interest in becoming engineers of the future, with a shortfall of qualified engineering graduates and skilled technicians. With this realisation came the reality that something needs to be done in order to… Read More »

Government launches strategy to boost Industrial Productivity

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On 27th November Greg Clark, Secretary of State for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy, unveiled a flagship White Paper Industrial Strategy for the UK. With long term plans to boost the economy, build on the strengths of the country and embrace technological change. This eagerly awaited strategy lays out a road map on how the… Read More »

Are Manufacturing Companies up to the challenges of Cyber-Attacks?

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What is Ransomware, DOS and Social Engineering? Ransomware is a subset of malware in which the data on a victim’s computer is locked, typically by encryption and payment is then demanded before the “ransomed data” is decrypted and access is returned to the victim. The motives for attack are usually monetary and the victim is… Read More »