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Industry chief warns ‘no deal’ catastrophic for manufacturing

The head of Britain’s manufacturers has warned the Government that leaving the EU with no deal would be catastrophic for the sector and that the prospect of applying zero tariffs on imported goods as a consequence would kill off some sectors of industry overnight. The warning will be given to …

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EEF re-launches as Make UK

EEF, The Manufacturers’ Organisation has taken a historic step forward and will announce its new name and identity – Make UK at its National Manufacturing Conference tomorrow. The country and this industrial sector face an unparalleled set of challenges and opportunities in the years ahead: Brexit, digitalisation, automation, artificial intelligence …

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EEF snap survey shows that less than a fifth of manufacturers are prepared for no-deal

A survey published by EEF, The Manufacturers’ Organisation, shows that  with just six weeks to go until the UK leaves the EU, less than one in five of manufacturers are prepared for a  no-deal scenario. While 63 per cent of companies have embarked on a course of no-deal panning, eight …

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Brexit fears stalk manufacturers as clock enters final countdown, says survey

The spectre of Brexit is looming large as a source of business risk for manufacturers in 2019 which, together with a cocktail of protectionism and looming global slowdown is producing a more pessimistic outlook for growth prospects in the coming year according to a major survey released today by EEF, …

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British business says no to no-deal in 100 days time

The UK’s five leading business groups, representing hundreds of thousands of businesses across the United Kingdom employing millions of people, today unite and call on politicians to prevent a disorderly ‘no-deal’ Brexit on 29th March. “Businesses have been watching in horror as politicians have focused on factional disputes rather than …

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Industry urges universities to work harder for vocational learners

Britain’s manufacturers are urging universities to cast their net much wider to include vocational learners rather than prioritising academic pupils on the back of new survey evidence showing companies are giving greater priority to investing in apprenticeship programmes than recruiting graduates. The survey, published today by EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation …

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Manufacturing outlook deteriorates as uncertainty continues to bite

The outlook for Britain’s manufacturers is deteriorating on the back of a cocktail of factors related to Brexit uncertainty, weaker global growth and the impact of protectionist policies according to a major survey published today by EEF and business advisory firm BDO LLP. According to the Q4 EEF/BDO Manufacturing Outlook survey, …

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Third Dimension wins regional EEF innovation award

Third Dimension is celebrating its success as the South regional winner of the Business Growth & Strategy Award. Neal Agar and Ellie O’Hare represented the company at a gala dinner at the Beaulieu motor museum, to mark this prestigious achievement. Judged by independent industry experts and peers, the EEF Future …

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UK-EU Withdrawal Agreement delivers on key outcomes for Industry, says EEF

EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation has welcomed the Withdrawal Agreement published last week, believing it safeguards the key outcomes that will enable manufacturers to plan for the future with a far greater degree of certainty. Earlier this year, EEF conducted a Brexit Audit, which highlighted the main asks from manufacturing as …

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Manufacturers make school engagement top priority

In partnership with the Careers Enterprise Company, EEF has launched a new guide showing Britain’s manufacturers how to engage with schools effectively to boost the number of talented young people entering the sector as a career. Some of the UK’s largest companies are also helping schools improve their careers advice …

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