Archive for the ‘Manufacturing Futures’ Category

200,000 manufacturing jobs to return to the UK

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

New research understand by the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA) has found that as many as 200,000 manufacturing jobs will be return to the UK over the next decade. (more…)

More Manufacturing Skills Could Give Sector £160m Boost

Wednesday, April 17th, 2013

According to a recent study by the North West Business Leadership Team, filling the region’s manufacturing skills gap could give the UK economy a £160m boost each year. (more…)

UK manufacturing shrinks again in March

Friday, April 5th, 2013

Reports reveal that British manufacturing shrank for a second successive month in March as companies cut back on production. (more…)

Red Nose Day at Permanent Futures!

Friday, March 15th, 2013

Happy Red Nose Day to the team at Permanent Futures! We’ve been busy baking some sugary goodies and selling them to raise funds for comic relief. Check out our scrumptious homemade treats… (more…)

UK manufacturers identify their priorities for 2013

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

UK manufacturers have said that new product development and investment in machinery are their main priorities for 2013, according to the Annual Manufacturing Report, in association with Barclays. (more…)

Prince of Wales launches Industrial Cadets to boost manufacturing skills

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013

The Price of Wales has recently launched an initiative to improve employability skills among young children, which is called Industrial Cadets. Under the new scheme, manufacturing employers will get the chance to link with schools in their area to offer children – aged between 12 and 14 – the opportunity to learn about their business and pick up new skills.


EEF urges Government to help economy grow

Monday, November 26th, 2012

The manufacturer’s trade body, the EEF, has warned that “Britain’s economy is not strong enough to copy with further austerity,” according to a report. This puts added pressure on the chancellor to avoid large spending cuts in his autumn statement, whilst helping businesses to deliver economic growth. (more…)

Manufacturing industry set to improve

Monday, November 5th, 2012

The latest Manufacturing Advisory Service (MAS) Barometer has given manufacturing SMEs in England hope that there will be a steady increase is sales over the next six months. (more…)

Eurozone crisis hits UK car manufacturing

Thursday, October 18th, 2012

The decline in European demand for British-made cars impacts the UK car manufacturing industry, according to industry figures. (more…)

Is it the end to the double-dip recession?

Thursday, September 20th, 2012

A recent survey showed an improvement in the outlook for manufacturers, raising hopes that the double-dip recession is finally put to an end. Are things finally starting to look up for the manufacturing sector? (more…)