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.

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.

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

Industry chief calls for 15% GDP target for manufacturing

Thales Alenia Space launches MARSBalloon

New Knowledge Hubs initiative at MACH 2024

Quantum computing solutions trialled to transform UK industry

2024 Pump Industry Awards finalists revealed

New scholarships to encourage graduates from under-represented groups to work in AI

Maintec – a smart use of time for 2024

Tackling the skills gap in the rapidly changing engineering industry

AMRC Training Centre steers new composite apprenticeship

Manufacturers accelerate ESG strategies as customer and supplier requirements increase

Modern Wind Turbine Technology developers win 2024 Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering

Growth glimmers from SMEs

A decade of delivering apprenticeships

Hannover Messe 2024: Empowering a Green Industrial Revolution

The Big Bang Fair returns to inspire the next generation into STEM careers

Engineering and manufacturing sector shows resilience with 5.1% increase in salary

New CEO launches Digital Catapult’s second decade

Industry and Policymakers must collaborate to maximise the benefits of Investment Zones

Made Smarter drives £22m tech investment among SME manufacturers

Norway is Partner Country at Hannover Messe 2024

National Apprenticeship Week

Headline sponsor of the MACH 2024 Education & Development Zone announced

300 organisations unite to inspire a diverse engineering and technology workforce

University of Sheffield AMRC welcomes new member

Apprenticeship reviews secure extra funding for energy industry

Easyfairs acquires Southern Manufacturing & Electronics

Manufacturers enter 2024 with increased optimism

New appointments at EEMUA

Digitalisation to be main driver of Operational Technology job creation

UK remains the epicentre of deeptech innovation in the eyes of European investors

Happy Christmas

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Manufacturing & Engineering Week gets ‘Smart’ for a bigger, better 2024

2023 AEMT Awards winners announced

Digital Catapult celebrates its ten year anniversary

New review published on STEM clubs increasing aspirations for engineering and tech careers

Manufacturing output surges as companies plan for 2024

Lack of government incentives stifling UK business connectivity expansion

TCA still presenting challenges to manufacturers three years on

Innovate UK funding accelerates robotic company growth

EngineeringUK responds to DfE apprenticeships data

Smart production lines for aerospace manufacturer

National broadcaster highlights MTA’s pioneering commitment to sustainability

Engineers recognised in EEMUA Awards 2023

Global HR leaders in engineering discuss workplace of the future at annual roundtable