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Manufacturing acting as a “drag on the economy” according to new report

Conditions in the UK manufacturing sector remained "relatively subdued" in July as the industry continues to act as a drag on the economy, the findings of a closely watched survey have found. The latest Markit/CIPS Purchasing Manager's Index rose more than forecast…


ENER-G flies the flag for British manufacturing

Salford-based green energy group ENER-G is flying the flag for British manufacturing  as a member of the Made in Britain campaign. ENER-G's combined heat and power (CHP) and biogas generation systems - made in Salford, Greater Manchester - proudly display the official Made in…


Specialist Manchester based recruiter secures new £4m facility

A specialist recruiter which supplies the construction sector and is supporting the expansion of the London Underground, has secured a £4m funding facility. Manchester-based Minstrell Recruitment has agreed an invoice discounting line with Allied Irish Bank to support its expansion plans. Minstrell, headquartered…


Large-scale Grade A sheds in limited supply in North West of England

Unhappy 2016 for site seekers as region’s Grade A large shed supply set to run dry early in new year, according to Colliers International research Research by Colliers International reveals that available large scale Grade A industrial and logistics space of more…


Manufacturing investment in property soaring in region

Investment in land and property from manufacturing companies in the North West is continuing to grow at a rapid pace, according to latest statistics. Planning applications for factory constructions soared 44% in the region in 2014 and are on track for similar growth…


Manufacturing Survey 2015 : Skills gap in focus

Sustaining growth across the manufacturing sector remains of critical importance to the recovering UK economy. While current work levels continue to fluctuate across the country, one issue above all others remains of concern to the long term health of the industry – skills.…