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New COVID-19 package to help manufacturing employers

New COVID-19 package to help manufacturing employers
Make UK, the manufacturers’ organisation, has developed a new online suite of services to help manufacturers with the challenges of preparing to bring their workforce back to work post COVID-19. It provides the essential support needed for businesses to take fast, effective action and make the right decisions around government initiatives such as the job retention scheme.
28th May 2020

Industry fears long road back to normal trading conditions

Industry fears long road back to normal trading conditions
Britain’s manufacturers have become increasingly pessimistic about a return to normal trading conditions, with the number believing that it will take more than twelve months to return doubling in the last two weeks.
15th May 2020

Virtual classroom brings IOSH Managing Safely to real life

Virtual classroom brings IOSH Managing Safely to real life
After several successful IOSH Managing Safely courses run in its virtual classroom for a major customer, Make UK can now offer the same benefits to employees, working from home or furloughed during the COVID-19 lockdown.
12th May 2020


Manufacturing sector to take one of the biggest COVID hits

Manufacturing sector to take one of the biggest COVID hits
Stark statistics from the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) warn that Britain’s manufacturing sector will take one of the biggest COVID-19 hits financially across UK industry with output expected to fall by 55% in the second quarter of this year.
7th May 2020

Industry in freefall as coronavirus hammers manufacturers

Industry in freefall as coronavirus hammers manufacturers
Britain’s manufacturers have experienced a collapse in demand as the impact of the global lockdown due to coronavirus hammers home with a warning that conditions are unlikely to return to anywhere near normal for some time, according a new survey published by Make UK, the manufacturers’ organisation.
4th May 2020

Online training to help manufacturers through COVID-19

Online training to help manufacturers through COVID-19
Make UK has expanded its online training and learning services for companies to ensure that manufacturers are able to pivot their business to operating through the COVID-19 crisis and, in particular, to safeguard the future of their workforces now and in the future.
21st April 2020

Survey shows manufacturing performance diverging across UK

Survey shows manufacturing performance diverging across UK
Britain’s manufacturers are backing the new Government’s aim of driving growth more evenly across all UK regions, with the results of a survey showing that performance in manufacturing continues to diverge across the UK. According to the Regional Manufacturing Outlook survey for 2019 Q4, published by Make UK and business and advisory firm BDO LLP, industry in London and the South East is booming, with growth indicators far outstripping any other UK region in five out of six survey indicators, in most cases by a substantial margin.
6th January 2020

Industry calls for more funding for wider skills training

Industry calls for more funding for wider skills training
Britain’s manufacturers are calling for an urgent rethink to Government’s Apprenticeship Levy to make access to funding more flexible so that industry can develop the essential skills of the future. The call comes on the back of a report by Make UK, An Unlevy playing field for manufacturers, which reveals that 95% of manufacturers want to see the Apprenticeship Levy changed and just 5% happy with the current system. This figure has not changed from a year ago, showing that manufacturers’ frustrations remain strong.
16th August 2019

Industry calls for reforms to technical education

Industry calls for reforms to technical education
Britain’s manufacturers are urging the Government to work more closely with business on new reforms to technical education or, risk repeating the same mistakes over the introduction of the Apprenticeship Levy which was rushed in without proper consultation.
30th May 2019

Jobs market sees increased churn in manufacturing labour

Jobs market sees increased churn in manufacturing labour
Labour turnover in manufacturing has increased for the second year in succession as employees take advantage of a buoyant jobs market and skills shortages to move jobs according to the latest annual Labour Turnover survey from Make UK, the manufacturers’ organisation.
16th April 2019

Partnership to increase manufacturing cyber security

Partnership to increase manufacturing cyber security
A new partnership has been announced by Make UK, with Vauban Group, to develop and deliver new cyber security services to members. Manufacturing companies are the third most frequent victim to cybercrime, behind only banks and Government departments, yet they are the least protected of all sectors against attack, the consequences of which can be devastating. 
9th April 2019


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