Latest Blogs in Manufacturing
Keith Day
20th October 2015 Risk Management

Export Insurance: Mitigating export risk. Whilst commercial banks and insurers will be your first source of support, if you can’t get export insurance from the private market, UK Export Finance may be able to help.  UK Export Finance is the UK’s export credit agency and is the operating name of the Export Credits Guarantee Department (ECGD)…

Keith Day
14th October 2015 Apprenticeships

Manufacturing: Record numbers undertaking apprenticeships. Provisional statistics released show that more people than ever are doing an apprenticeship, with a strong growth in the number of higher apprenticeships. According to the figures, more than 872,000 people were employed on government-funded apprenticeships during the 2014-15 academic year, with almost 30,000 people working towards gaining the higher…

Richard Meadows
4th April 2014 Reshoring

Are You Considering Reshoring? There are early signs of a growing trend of manufacturing businesses taking a critical look at their production processes. Parts of their production that had previously been outsourced abroad, particularly to perceived low cost suppliers in the east, are now being brought back to the UK. This is being labelled as…