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Four things you don't know about UK manufacturing - Telegraph.co.uk

Four things you don't know about UK manufacturing - Telegraph.co.uk | Josh's Business A2 resources | Scoop.it
Manufacturing represents just 8pc of UK jobs. This and three other little known facts, from the Office for National Statistics
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Price wars lead to food firms closing

Price wars lead to food firms closing | Josh's Business A2 resources | Scoop.it

Food manufacturingA supermarket price war is behind a sharp rise in the number of firms involved in food production folding, new research claims.


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food manufacturing in the uk, a sector that's going through a tough time.

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Food manufacturing in the UK (the largest manufacturing sector) going through a tough time - for those supplying the main supermarkets

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R&D spending of FTSE-100 manufacturers averages below 5%

R&D spending of FTSE-100 manufacturers averages below 5% | Josh's Business A2 resources | Scoop.it
The biggest manufacturers listed on the London Stock Exchange spend on average 4.92% of their annual turnover on research and development, The Manufacturer show

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Returning fashion manufacturing to the UK – opportunities and challenges

This week, the trade group EEF forecast that Britain’s manufacturing sector will grow by 3.6% in 2014, an increase on its previous prediction of 2.7%. This puts manufacturing ahead of the overall economy, estimated at 3% growth. Creative Skillset is […]

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Government to develop action plan to boost UK manufacturing supply chain - Out-Law.com

Government to develop action plan to boost UK manufacturing supply chain - Out-Law.com | Josh's Business A2 resources | Scoop.it
Government to develop action plan to boost UK manufacturing supply chain
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"Every successful company is only as good as its supply chain," deputy prime minister Nick Clegg said.
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How UK manufacturing can survive

 

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British manufacturing at three month high due to soaring domestic demands - Express.co.uk

British manufacturing at three month high due to soaring domestic demands - Express.co.uk | Josh's Business A2 resources | Scoop.it
BRITAIN’S manufacturing activity expanded at the fastest rate for three months in October as buoyant domestic demand more than offset a tailing off of exports to the eurozone.
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Tata Motors Earnings Preview: China To Drive Sales Growth For Jaguar Land ... - Forbes

Tata Motors Earnings Preview: China To Drive Sales Growth For Jaguar Land ... - Forbes | Josh's Business A2 resources | Scoop.it
As domestic commercial vehicle sales continue to decline amid macroeconomic headwinds and stiffer competition, Tata Motors’ India business is expected to have a negative impact on the company’s financial results in yet another quarter.
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Rising energy costs could drive investment away from UK: EEF

Rising energy costs could drive investment away from UK: EEF | Josh's Business A2 resources | Scoop.it
Britain’s ambitions for a better-balanced economy could be seriously undermined by escalating energy costs, warns a new report by EEF.

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‘Playing catch up’: UK warned to invest more in innovation and technology

‘Playing catch up’: UK warned to invest more in innovation and technology | Josh's Business A2 resources | Scoop.it
Hermann Hauser believes Britain needs to open more Catapult centres, to reap the rewards of its leading scientific base

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Fallon: UK's aerospace and car industries are world leaders

The Enterprise Minister outlines the strength of UK engineering in key sectors - and says Sebastian Vettel was keen to check out the Nissan Infinity.
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Shows the sucess of UK manufacturing

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Tata: UK manufacturing revival threatened by green levies - Telegraph

Tata: UK manufacturing revival threatened by green levies - Telegraph | Josh's Business A2 resources | Scoop.it
Steel giant says levies are putting it at a competitive disadvantage

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government taxes, for example: carbon related surplus changes for business' that use fossil fuels.

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The UK auto industry is booming, and it is largely thanks to clean technology

The UK auto industry is booming, and it is largely thanks to clean technology | Josh's Business A2 resources | Scoop.it
New report details how co-ordinated and long term low carbon policies have been central to the recovery of the UK's automotive industry

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Britain misses the boat: After years in the doldrums, there are new opportunities for the shipbuilding industry worldwide. But the once-great yards of Britain may now be too weak to take advantage,...

Britain misses the boat: After years in the doldrums, there are new opportunities for the shipbuilding industry worldwide. But the once-great yards of Britain may now be too weak to take advantage,... | Josh's Business A2 resources | Scoop.it
WHEN Bill Scott started as an apprentice at the Fairfields shipyard in the mid-1950s, 50,000 Clydesiders were building half the merchant ships in the world. Now there is one merchant yard left on the river - still Fairfields, which has been renamed Govan and belongs to the Norwegian Kvaerner group. It is one of two UK yards capable of building large merchant ships: the other is Harland & Wolff in Belfast, which belongs to the Norwegian Fred Olsen. Between them they employ 2,900 people.

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Paul is putting manufacturing in the picture - Nottingham Post

Paul is putting manufacturing in the picture - Nottingham Post | Josh's Business A2 resources | Scoop.it
PHOTOGRAPHER Paul Reddington says he is flying the flag for manufacturing in Britain after his image capturing its industrial heritage was shortlisted for a national award. His photo depicts a...
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High cost of materials threatens UK manufacturing | Start Up Donut

High cost of materials threatens UK manufacturing | Start Up Donut | Josh's Business A2 resources | Scoop.it
High cost of materials threatens UK manufacturing The UK manufacturing sector is approaching what has been described as “the end of an era”, with commodity price volatility higher than at any other time in the past 100 ...
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UK manufacturing production unexpectedly slides in May, pound ...

UK manufacturing production unexpectedly slides in May, pound ... | Josh's Business A2 resources | Scoop.it
08/07/2014-UK manufacturing production unexpectedly slides, pound drops.
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Sunderland Nissan plant 'helping transform UK car industry' - Sunderland Echo

Sunderland Nissan plant 'helping transform UK car industry' - Sunderland Echo | Josh's Business A2 resources | Scoop.it
SUNDERLAND’S Nissan plant has played a critical role in transforming the British car industry, says a new report by a leading industry expert.
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From Jaffa Cakes to Weetabix, who really owns Britain’s favourite foods?

From Jaffa Cakes to Weetabix, who really owns Britain’s favourite foods? | Josh's Business A2 resources | Scoop.it
With the news that Britain’s biggest biscuit company United Biscuits has been sold to Turkish firm Yildiz, we chart the global drift of the UK’s kitchen-cupboard stalwarts. By Zoe Wood

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Manufacturing leaving the uk

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UK car manufacturing at a 6-year high - Express.co.uk

UK car manufacturing at a 6-year high - Express.co.uk | Josh's Business A2 resources | Scoop.it
MORE than a million cars have rolled off the production lines at British motor factories so far this year, the highest since 2008.
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British car manufacturers sucess

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