Tim Thomas, director of employment and skills policy at EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation, says government action is urgently needed to meet the skills challenge of Industry 4.0
Companies are being battered by a perfect storm of disruptive new technologies in a globalised world. Going it alone is no longer an option, say Mathieu Dougados, senior vice-president at Capgemini Consulting, and Laila Beswick of GT Nexus
The technology behind the latest models is not new but, says academy director Professor Nick Reed of the Transport Research Laboratory, it’s accelerating
The UK is well placed to be a global trendsetter, says Professor Sir Mike Gregory, a former head of the manufacturing and management division of the University of Cambridge engineering department, and of the Institute for Manufacturing
Manufacturing depends on steel, but the industry is in crisis. Angela Eagle, shadow business secretary, calls for a new strategy
Any discussion of manufacturing in the UK at the moment is a conversation about extremes. On the one hand, the steel industry is in crisis following Tata Steel’s decision to sell or abandon its operations in this country. The shadow business secretary, Angela Eagle, makes the point eloquently in this publication: stuff has to happen and it has to happen quickly.
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