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 …

TDK-Lambda announces £11.5m investment to redevelop its manufacturing facility in Ilfracombe, UK

The investment, which will be staged over the next three and a half years, will enable the company to increase production capacity by 50%. The original factory was built over 50 years ago with further expansion in the mid-1980s. While the company has invested heavily in new equipment and building …

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 …

Fully Funded Training from Cornwall Marine Network August 2020

Get Ahead with CMN’s Business Courses! NOW AVAILABLE TO EMPLOYERS IN CORNWALL, DEVON AND SOMERSET Back by popular demand, CMN’s great range of Short Business Courses, tailor made to your needs For a list of courses available, download the .pdf flyer here Skills Support for the Workforce (SSW) is a …

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 …

July dates added to CMN’s Business Courses

Now available to employers in Cornwall, Devon & Somerset The fully-funded training courses take place online throughout July. Download the information pdf below to browse the wide range of courses available: Skills Support for the Workforce (SSW) is a programme developed to upskill employees within small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) …