Make UK comment on the Chancellor’s statement

Commenting on the statement by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Stephen Phipson, Chief Executive of Make UK, said : “I warmly congratulate the Chancellor for taking decisive action that will help avoid the significant redundancies we were facing had there been a cliff edge end to government support. The priority right …

Advanced Manufacturing & Engineering – research to boost demand for higher technical education and create provision to meet this demand

The Heart of the South West LEP is working with the Learning and Work Institute (L&W) to explore ways to boost demand for higher technical education at Level 4 and 5, and create provision to meet this demand. L&W has been commissioned by the Gatsby Charitable Foundation and the Heart …

Make UK: Furlough extension vital for key industry sectors to prevent jobs bloodbath

Survey shows redundancy plans escalating and prospects for normal trading receding Britain’s manufacturers are calling on the Government to extend the Job Retention Scheme for strategic industry sectors by six months in order to avoid the loss of highly skilled job losses in manufacturing on a scale not seen since …

FABLABS to reopen!

Barnstaple and Exeter FABLABS have been closed since March during the COVID-19 Lockdown but have plans in place for reopening. FABLAB Barnstaple – Reopening Plans are in place. Do watch out for announcements on social media.FABLAB Exeter – Reopening Tuesday 28th July at 10am**Reopening on a limit basis – booking …