What Effect Would A No-Deal Brexit Have On UK Manufacturers?

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When the UK triggered Article 50 in March 2017, it essentially fired the starting gun on a 2-year period of negotiations to agree the terms of UK’s exit from the UK. Since March 2017, it has already been a time of uncertainty which has seen job losses, the devaluing of the pound and international trade… Read More »

Seven Killer Marketing Strategies For Manufacturers

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Most manufacturing companies, unless you are one of the very fortunate, want to increase their business and profitability. To do this by relying on past successes and achievements or inbound activity, then at some point, your business will hit the wall and your competition will be in the fast-lane leaving you for dust. An example… Read More »

Why manufacturing matters to the UK economy.

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“The UK doesn’t manufacture much anymore”, “Everything is being made abroad nowadays” and “There are no jobs out there” are probably some examples you’ve heard many times before and maybe to some it would be quite astonishing to hear that they couldn’t be further from the truth.   Manufacturing is thriving, and it contributes £6.7… Read More »

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 »

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 »