Plant & Works Engineering
Industry increasing investment in wellbeing to reduce absence and retain staff

Britain’s manufacturers have substantially increased their investment in the wellbeing of their staff over the last twelve months in a bid to tackle sickness absence and retain their skilled workforce. To build on this Make UK is urging the Government to provide tax relief on a range of Occupational Health services in this week’s Budget Statement.

AMRC helps drive forward blueprint for production rates of SMEs electric motors

UK manufacturing M&A activity drops in 2023 but appetite for deals remains robust

Automate UK launched to champion the uptake of automation across manufacturing

Employers must provide equity of support to employees

As the theme of this year’s International Women’s Day is to ‘inspire inclusion’, Towergate Health & Protection is reminding employers of the importance of providing female employees with equal, adequate, and appropriate support. Three of Towergate Health & Protection’s inspirational women have provided their thoughts regarding changes needed relating to health and wellbeing support in the workplace.

Extension to apprenticeship programme following Ministerial Approval

Schneider Electric UK has announced it has opened applications for its newly expanded 2024 apprenticeship programme. The company, a global leader in energy management and automation says it will see it’s cohort double in size for its 2024 apprenticeship programme, with opportunities spanning Levels 3 to 6 across a broad range of specialisms.

Partnership to provide manufacturers with state-of-the-art health & safety technology

Make UK, one of the country’s leading business organisations, has announced it has partnered with Peoplesafe, a personal safety technology leader, to protect the manufacturing industry’s workers.

Major European provider of industrial liquid bulk products and gases joins EEMUA

Rubis Terminal has become the latest company to join EEMUA, the international membership body for companies that own and operate industrial facilities or that are significant purchasers or users of engineering equipment and materials.

Safety webinar series updated for 2024

Pilz Automation Technology has announced it is continuing its series of free Machinery Safety webinars throughout 2024, with some new additions to the schedule.

BCMPA hails show success

The BCMPA says it  was delighted to host 24 of its members at the Contract Pack & Fulfilment (CP&F) zone at Packaging Innovations & Empack at the NEC as retailers, brand owners and entrepreneurs continued to seek the support of UK contract manufacturers, packers and eCommerce/fulfilment providers.

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