Category: Manufacturing

Our North East Member Firm Assist With Management Buy Out

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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The Engine – Issue 2

October 2018

Our Manufacturing & Engineering team have worked together to provide a national outlook on the issues facing the manufacturing and engineering sectors. The Engine – Issue 2 is available now! Our publication is just one of the ways MHA member firms help...

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Our 2018/19 Manufacturing & Engineering Survey is Now Open!

September 2018

We are running a Manufacturing & Engineering Survey which will help to compile a nationwide picture of what the sector thinks. This is our seventh annual survey, your views in the here and now will help our specialist advisers gauge where...

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Bridging the Manufacturing and Engineering Skills Gap

June 2018

One of the most talked about realities of modern manufacturing and engineering is the skills gap, with severe skills shortages across the industry being at an all-time high. As time goes by, many skilled labourers are reaching retirement age and...

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Manufacturing and Engineering Newsletter – The Engine

May 2018

Our Manufacturing & Engineering team have worked together to provide a national outlook on the issues facing the manufacturing and engineering sectors. Issue 1 of our newsletter, The Engine, is available now! Our publication is just one of the ways MHA...

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Manufacturing Recruitment and Retention

January 2018

As a manufacturer, have you considered how employee engagement and becoming an “employer of choice” can be used to improve manufacturing recruitment and retention? Doing so may help you to keep hold of key members of staff which can be used to...

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