Category: Manufacturing

The Gatsby Benchmarks

January 2019

The Gatsby Benchmarks may prove to be the turning point in careers guidance that many employers have long hoped for. At or near the top of the worry list for almost every business is the difficulty they face in recruiting the...

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Authorised Economic Operator Scheme

January 2019

There has always been economic pressure on certain sectors of the British and World economies to proactively respond to change, whether that be refinements to manufacturing processes, streamlining logistics operations or wholesale diversification. Brexit is one more economic imperative which,...

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Capital Allowances for Manufacturers

January 2019

Capital allowances provide tax relief across a wide range of capital expenditure. Despite the relief being very valuable, many businesses are missing out by failing to identify and maximise claims to which they are entitled. Relief for the capital expenditure...

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The Engine – Issue 3

January 2019

Our Manufacturing & Engineering team have worked together to provide a national outlook on the issues facing the manufacturing and engineering sectors. The Engine – Issue 3 is available now! Our publication is just one of the ways MHA member firms...

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Additive Manufacturing

December 2018

Additive manufacturing, also known as 3D printing, is a process used to create a physical (or 3D) object by layering materials one by one based on a digital model, and making things with 3D printers is changing the rules of manufacturing...

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Our North East Member Firm Assist With Management Buyout

November 2018

Over the past couple of years there have been some changes at Barnard Castle based Steel Fabricator S&A which have now resulted in the sale of the building fabrication side of the business in a management buyout. With the support...

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Manufacturing Wish List for Budget 2018

October 2018

Richard Powell, Partner at our member firm MHA MacIntyre Hudson discusses why the Chancellor should shift from a scattergun approach and deliver more support for UK manufacturers and engineers. Greater funding for research and development (R&D) tax credits may be a big...

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Manufacturing the Future: How can UK Manufacturers Survive and Thrive?

October 2018

Halo Financial, attended the 9th Cranfield National Manufacturing Debate on 23 May 2018, sponsored by MHA and jointly hosted a panel session on the future of UK manufacturing earlier this year. Following these key industry discussions, Tony Piggott, Halo Financial’s...

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An Industrial Strategy or an Idealistic Solution?

October 2018

Guy Hodgkinson, Director at our member firm MHA MacIntyre Hudson examines the Industrial Strategy against the findings from our annual manufacturing and engineering survey and asks whether enough is being done at Central Government level to re-instil confidence into the...

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VAT & Customs – What if it’s No Deal?

October 2018

As you will be well aware, the UK is scheduled to depart the EU on 29 March 2019 and whilst we hope for a good deal between the EU and the UK, there has been considerable confusion and speculation around...

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