Championing exports in the Commonwealth

Championing exports in the Commonwealth

We’re less than two months into 2017, and it’s already surpassing many of our expectations. The highlight so far is undoubtedly being selected as an Export Champion in the prestigious CommonwealthFirst programme. Exports are essential for the UK economy, especially where engineering is concerned. Thanks to the expertise of engineering firms in the …

Do apprentices need formal qualifications?

Do apprentices need formal qualifications?

At the last count, 182,000 people with engineering skills are needed each year by 2022 if we’re to fill the growing engineering skills gap in the UK. Apprentices, in addition to a doubling of the number of engineering graduates entering the sector, will be critical to this if we’re to succeed. However, there have been […]