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First 68 apprenticeship places now available at £3m Shropshire training hub

Nearly 70 apprenticeships are up for grabs later this month as a Shropshire training hub hosts a major summer event.

The event on 30 June will mark 60 days until the official opening of the £3 million Marches Centre of Manufacturing & Technology (MCMT), a state-of-the-art training centre in Bridgnorth that aims to support ‘2020 learners by 2020’. The ...
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Rise, Kings of the North

Scottish manufacturing has the potential to lead the world again, a Works Management roundtable heard – it just needs to believe in itself. Chris Beck reports.

The results are in...

Firms value their forklift trucks and know what they want from them, WM's market report reveals. But, could they be doing more to get the most out of their equipment? Adam Offord reports

Low productivity? Take a look in the mirror

Greig Walker, director, Unleash & Engage

CI Dilemma: Not meeting with expectations

A lean-style morning debrief distorts into an excuse to down tools in this month’s dilemma

Employment Law SOS

Tracey Marsden of Nabarro LLP looks at redundancy pay and malicious staff rumours.

Employment law

David Beswick, employment law partner at Eversheds, explores a rogue whistleblower and bullying amongst trainee staff

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Tork® exelCLEAN® - the latest performance improvement solution for cleaning

To stay competitive, today’s manufacturing industry is investing heavily in technology – the internet of things, robotics and automation.

A partnership made at the top of the O2

Most suppliers of any product or service would like to describe their relationships with their customers as ‘partnerships’ but in reality, to most customers they are still regarded simply as the ‘supplier’.

The health of manufacturing is back - thanks to technology

Technology is helping manufacturing find its mojo again, says Derek Hill, managing director of ATS

Burning Question

Drug/alcohol policy

Have you got a formal drug and alcohol policy in place at your factory?