Manufacturing achievements recognised at Annual Awards

The 22nd Annual NDMA awards took place on 16th May at The Barnstaple Hotel, celebrating the achievements of the region’s diverse and prolific manufacturing industry. 200 guests gathered for the occasion which began with welcome drinks (sponsored by Bishop Fleming) and a 2-course meal. The evening was conducted by BBC …

WOW Scrapstore to close

North Devon scrapstore project announces closure at end of September In a statement on Facebook, What Others Waste (WOW) Scrapstore will be closing at the end of the month. There is still an opportunity to visit the shop under its normal hours until 28th Sept. The statement reads as follows: …

Industry calls for Apprenticeship Levy payers to be able to fund wider skills training from their Levy cash

Britain’s manufacturers are calling for an urgent rethink to Government’s Apprenticeship Levy to make access to funding more flexible so that industry can develop the essential skills of the future. The call comes on the back of Make UK’s report An Unlevy Playing Field for Manufacturers, which reveals that 95% …