Six-year low for manufacturing confidence

Manufacturing optimism in the UK has plummeted to its lowest level since January 2013, the latest ‘Business Trends’ report from BDO. BDO’s Manufacturing Optimism Index,...

Manufacturing output stabilises, finds CBI

After a drop in July, manufacturing has established in the three months to August, the latest monthly CBI Industrial Trends Survey has revealed. The survey...

Export growth on brink of contraction in first quarter of 2019

UK export growth has fallen perilously close to the point of contraction in the first quarter of 2019, according to the latest European Export...

Record stockpiling by SME manufacturers in last quarter

Stockpiling of raw materials and finished goods were at record highs among small and medium-sized (SME) manufacturers in the three months to April. That’s...

New EEF report highlights risks to investment and growth

Nearly a decade on from the start of the credit crunch and the relationship between manufacturers and the banking sector is still yet to...

UK exports grow faster than top competitors

UK exports continue to increase despite a challenging global outlook, new figures from the ONS reveal. On the whole British exports grew by 2.7%...

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Severn Trent is gearing up for a jump in pumpkin power as thousands are expected to be delivered to its food waste plants after...

Lincolnshire company fined after worker suffers life-changing injuries

A lincolnshire plasterboard recycling company, Northern Waste Group Ltd, (formerly known as Northern Plasterboard Recycling Ltd) has been sentenced after a worker became entangled...

Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 TEN chosen by Korean airline

Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engines have been selected by new Korean airline Air Premia to power 10 Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft. The airline will operate the...

Sharp decline in motor vehicle production puts brakes on manufacturing output

Manufacturing output slowed to a halt in the three months to June, marking the slowest growth since April 2016, according to the latest CBI...

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Industry survey points to turnaround in manufacturing activity

Encouraging early signs indicate a turnaround in manufacturing activity with CBI insight confirming a slowdown in falling output volumes. According to the latest monthly ‘Industrial...

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