Manufacturing optimism for 2024

The majority of Britain’s manufacturers (52.7%) are now viewing the UK as a more competitive place to locate their activities, compared to just 31% one year ago, according to Make UK & PWC Executive Survey.

The survey which polled more than two hundred senior manufacturing executives. It shows that after a very difficult few years through the pandemic and the shock to energy prices, there are optimistic signs with companies more bullish about the prospects for manufacturing in 2024.