NDMA Awards 2020 – Postponed until further notice due to Covid-19

North Devon Manufacturers association hosts its 23rd annual manufacturing awards Please note, the NDMA awards have now been postponed until further notice due to Covid-19 The NDMA invites applications from North Devon companies for one of the following prestigious awards: Manufacturer of the Year Team of the Year Apprentice of …

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 …

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) …

Industry calls for National Recovery Plan as sector plunges to record lows – Make UK/BDO survey

Immediate stimulus package for manufacturers should lead measures to boost investment and save jobs Key findings Output plunges to lowest level in 30 year survey history UK and export orders at lows comparable to financial crisis Employment and investment suffer significant cutbacks Just over 10% of companies operating at full …

Sharp & Tappin launch the NEW Compcut PCR 300 Precision Composite Router

West Country based design engineers, Sharp & Tappin Technologies have just released their latest Precision Composite Router (PCR) onto the UK market. The new range of Precision Composite Routers complements and enhances the successful Compcut Saw Range by offering a true 3 axis machining capability.Aimed initially to tackle complex geometry …

Government publishes detailed guidance on the revised furlough scheme

Make UK has analysed the guidance… Late on 12 June, the Government updated its guidance on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme to provide more detail about how the revised Scheme, which begins on 1 July, will operate. The revised Scheme provides for flexible furloughing from 1 July, however, the level …

Make UK: Managing the complications of employee quarantine

The Government has announced that from 8 June all passengers returning to the UK from overseas will need to self-isolate for 14 days. According to the Government guidance, during the self-isolation (quarantine) period, returning travellers will be prohibited from going to work, school, any public areas, or using public transport or …

TDK: 300W non-isolated, buck-boost DC-DC converters have an output adjustment of 9.6V to 48V

TDK Corporation (TSE 6762) announces the introduction of the i7C series of 8A 300W rated non-isolated DC-DC converters, packaged with the industry standard 1/16th pinout. The output voltage of these step-up and step-down converters can be adjusted from 9.6 to 48V and accept a wide range input voltage of 9 …

Get Ahead with CMN’s Business Courses!

Fully Funded Training June 2020 NOW AVAILABLE TO EMPLOYERS IN CORNWALL, DEVON AND SOMERSET Cornwall Marine Network is now able to extend its fully-funded training to employers across the South West. The comprehensive programme of courses covers Change and People Management, HR, Marketing, Negotiation, Leadership, Procurement, Sales, Customer Care and …

North Devon Council Local business e-bulletin

The local business e-bulletin brings North Devon business owners the latest information, advice and support available, both locally and nationally. We want this e-bulletin to help as many businesses within northern Devon as possible so please subscribe to our ‘Local business’ topic to continue receiving these bulletins and help us by asking any …