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National manufacturing photography winners revealed

National manufacturing photography winners revealed
The winners of this year’s EEF Manufacturing Photography Competition, sponsored by Liberty were announced at a high-profile event at the House of Commons in London on Tuesday 12th December by EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation, and 63 shortlisted images were put on display. The competition, now in its 8th year, seeks creative images that capture the essence of modern manufacturing.
20th December 2017

Jeremy Corbyn to speak at National Manufacturing Conference

Jeremy Corbyn to speak at National Manufacturing Conference
The manufacturers’ organisation, EEF, has announced that Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn will be a keynote political speaker at this year’s National Manufacturing Conference in London on 20th February 2018. The Opposition leader will set out his vision for industry and the economy and will address delegates and take questions about his plans for a future Labour Government.
29th November 2017

Innovation is key to conquering industrial frontiers

Innovation is key to conquering industrial frontiers
A new survey has been published by EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation, and Santander, that shows that manufacturers remain at the forefront of the UK’s business innovation efforts. 
14th November 2017


Budget will be make or break on business investment warn manufacturers

Budget will be make or break on business investment warn manufacturers
Among many different worries and warning that Brexit has caused, warnings of more disappointing productivity growth is yet to come, as Britain’s manufacturers are urging the Chancellor to use his available ammunition to boost investment and improve industry competitiveness in the forthcoming Budget.
10th November 2017

The UK needs a million more skilled engineers

The UK needs a million more skilled engineers
There are more than a quarter of a million skilled engineers which are needed each year to meet the demand from engineering and manufacturing companies, EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation can reveal. The 6th November marks the beginning of Tomorrow’s Engineers Week - a week dedicated to inspiring the UK’s next generation of engineers and encouraging young people into the profession to plug the skills gap in some of Britain’s biggest companies.
7th November 2017

Specialist mentors to help companies with risk management

Specialist mentors to help companies with risk management
A specialist tailored health and safety service specially has been launched by EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation, aimed at small manufacturing businesses to help their business become compliant and overcome the many obstacles they can face in understanding their responsibilities. The new service is in response to research from EEF and the Health and Safety Executive which shows that small businesses do want to manage health and safety effectively but they don’t have the time, knowledge, skills or financial resource.
3rd November 2017

New takeover procedure proposed to monitor foreign acquisitions

New takeover procedure proposed to monitor foreign acquisitions
EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation believe that Takeover Panel proposals must be part of wider framework to prevent loss of key assets, and have called for a new, independent Foreign Investment Evaluation (FIE) process as part of a wider framework to assess the potential benefits of foreign takeovers of UK companies.
2nd November 2017

Expert advice aims to improve and provide long-term success

Expert advice aims to improve and provide long-term success
A second podcast series designed to guide manufacturers through the challenges and benefits that the fourth industrial revolution (4IR) will bring, has been launched by EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation, to help implement a practical series of continuous improvement programmes and cost saving initiatives across their business that achieve long-term success.
9th October 2017

British manufacturing now eighth largest in the world

British manufacturing now eighth largest in the world
  According to facts and figures published by Santander and EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation, British manufacturing continued its climb up the global rankings as growth returned last year. Launching the 2017 manufacturing fact card, the new data shows that Britain is now the eighth largest industrial nation with an annual output now worth $249bn, up from ninth place last year. 
26th September 2017

EEF expands world class training base across the UK

EEF expands world class training base across the UK
All across the UK manufacturers will have greater access to a range of world class training as EEF, the manufacturers’ organisations expands its training venues further across the UK. As one of the UK’s leading training providers EEF already provides a range of training courses and consultancy for manufacturers in 12 venues across the UK.
18th September 2017

Industry makes hay while the sun shines as exports strengthen

Industry makes hay while the sun shines as exports strengthen
Britain’s manufacturers are enjoying buoyant conditions on the back of export markets going from strength to strength according to a major survey published by EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation and accountancy and business advisory firm BDO LLP.  According to the EEF/BDO Q3 Manufacturing Outlook survey manufacturers have taken the continued political upheaval and uncertainty at home in their stride, taking advantage of the upswing in the Eurozone in particular, as well as the synchronised upswing in global trade.
14th September 2017

EEF worried about damage to competitiveness without access to skills

EEF worried about damage to competitiveness without access to skills
EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation has called on the Government to clarify reciprocal rights for EU workers as a matter of urgency as a new survey warns of a recruitment crunch if Britain’s businesses are denied access to skills from across the European Union. The survey is contained in a report published today; “Making migration work for manufacturers: Accessing skills in a post-Brexit world.” This comes on the back of last week’s official data on migration.
11th September 2017

Government urged to aid the working age population stay fit

Government urged to aid the working age population stay fit
  The Government are being urged to place more emphasis in the UK’s industrial strategy on helping the working age population stay fit, healthy and productive.
17th August 2017

Sector deals success requires transformative guidance

Sector deals success requires transformative guidance
The Government is being urged to set out clear guidance for British manufacturers on the rules of engagement for industry Sector Deals ahead of the forthcoming Industrial Strategy White Paper, so that these Deals are in place in time to help mitigate the impact of Brexit on industry supply chains. The call was made by EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation in a paper: ‘Unlocking business ambition through an improved Sector Deal Framework’. 
11th August 2017

Post-Brexit industrial strategy receives backing

Post-Brexit industrial strategy receives backing
There is enthusiastic support from industry for the creation of an industrial strategy which will be a crucial component in managing economic change regardless of the final Brexit deal, but the EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation, has claimed that the Government needs to take the strategy to the next level and fill in the gaps ahead of the forthcoming white paper.
8th August 2017

NDI brings together speakers from aerospace and security industries

NDI brings together speakers from aerospace and security industries
  The organisation representing Britain’s Defence, Security, Aerospace and Space industries, NDI are a fully integrated division of EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation, and are bringing together a ‘who’s who’ of speakers at its two day National Conference and Dinner in November.
18th July 2017

EEF urges Government to ensure barrier free access to EU post Brexit

EEF urges Government to ensure barrier free access to EU post Brexit
Feeling the effects of structural shifts in world trade, UK manufacturing is struggling with business as usual not being an option for exporters or policy makers. Industry is urging the Government to ensure barrier free trade as part of any Brexit deal on the back of new research showing many export destinations are already not as open to trade as they were before the financial crisis and that this is impacting on UK export performance.
12th July 2017

Clarity and certainty is essential to avoid Brexit ‘tipping point’

Clarity and certainty is essential to avoid Brexit ‘tipping point’
According to the head of the UK’s manufacturers, the Government must radically improve and clarify its Brexit strategy with the EU to help firms in the UK and overseas who need to make decisions on investment and jobs. Addressing the President of the European Parliament, Antonio Tajani, in Strasbourg last week, Terry Scuoler, Chief Executive of EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation said that British firms face a ‘tipping point’ well before March 2019, when they need to know with certainty what arrangements will be in place when we officially leave the EU.
11th July 2017

Technology Hub opens its doors for summer showcase

Technology Hub opens its doors for summer showcase
  The EEF Technology Hub trains more than 400 apprentices each year, and this year is showcasing its cutting edge engineering and manufacturing training facilities on 29th June from 3-7pm.
28th June 2017

How to make a successful business case for staff training

How to make a successful business case for staff training
Organised by EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation as part of the MakeGreat campaign, a further step-by-step guide has been launched as part of a series of guidance; to help businesses secure the funds required developing their workforce and embedding the right skills to ensure improved productivity and business growth.
20th June 2017


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