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August 2020

Home Comforts

August 28th, 2020|

Ministers have spent the last few days kick-starting a new campaign to get people to return to the office in a bid to breathe much-needed life back into our city centres.

It has sparked the ‘work from home’ debate again, with pretty much every media platform examining the pros and cons of being based from your […]

Cheers! Social Investment Tax Relief launch set to play a vital role in helping The Swan fly again

August 9th, 2020|

A derelict pub is set to be brought back to life after locals in a Norfolk village announced plans to kick-start raising investment using Social Investment Tax Relief (SITR).

The Swan in Gressenhall, which has been closed for over 20 months, needs to raise £230,000 to help it complete the purchase, refurbishment and provide working capital […]

£1.2m CNC investment helps TGM move up the aerospace and defence supply chain

August 9th, 2020|

Targeting opportunities with the major aerospace primes has seen a Lancashire manufacturing specialist invest £1.2m into state-of-the-art CNC technologies.

TGM, which is part of the £43m Aero Services Global (AS.G) Group, has just completed its first parts for a MoD contract on its recently installed Zimmermann FZ33 compact milling machine.

The long bed capabilities, machine dynamics, 30,000 […]

Business specialist targets Covid-19 fightback with new consultancy launch

August 9th, 2020|

One of the UK’s leading specialists in crisis management has launched his own consultancy business to support firms with their Covid-19 recovery.

James Howard, who has over 30 years’ experience working with multi-national and privately-owned organisations, has set-up Red Orchid to deliver straightforward, no-nonsense consulting to SMEs and growing companies trying to negotiate their way through […]

Companies back apprenticeship investment as In-Comm announces 23 new apprentices

August 9th, 2020|

Employers are still investing in apprentices despite the pandemic according to a leading West Midlands training provider.

In-Comm Training, which operates three technical academies across the Black Country and Shropshire, has just released 23 new vacancies for young people and mature workers looking to train in administration, operations or various disciplines of engineering.

Apprenticeships range from toolmaking, […]

Challenge Academy aims to get children active again with launch of Summer Reboot Camp

August 9th, 2020|

A Black Country outdoor learning specialist has launched a new Summer Reboot Camp to help young people affected by the Covid-19 lockdown.

Challenge Academy, which offers a host of aerial adventures and a testing 15 base ground challenge at its facility inside Baggeridge Country Park, is hoping to make up for time lost during the academic […]

West Midlands manufacturers join forces to produce new ‘reusable’ visors for frontline staff

August 9th, 2020|

Protecting frontline workers against the threat of Covid-19 has been the catalyst for nine manufacturers and an engineering design agency to come together to launch a new product.

The Manufacturing Assembly Network, which employs over 2000 people across 21 factories, has invested more than £30,000 into the design and manufacture of the manKIND Visor, an easy […]

Aerospace specialist targets medical and defence sectors with latest acquisition

August 9th, 2020|

A £43million critical supplier to the aerospace sector has made its latest acquisition, as it looks to target new opportunities in the defence and medical sectors.

Manchester-based Aero Services Global Group (AS.G), which manufactures and sub-assembles detail airframe structural equipment and aero engine components for more than 20 leading primes and tier 1s, has welcomed AMF […]

May 2020

Employers urged to take ‘Skills Pledge’ to protect pipeline of apprentices

May 19th, 2020|

One of the UK’s leading training providers has launched a new campaign to ensure apprenticeships are protected as companies seek to find ways of coping with the Covid-19 pandemic.

In-Comm Training, which operates three academies at Aldridge, Bridgnorth and Shropshire, is asking firms in the West Midlands to sign-up to its ‘Skills Pledge’, which will see […]

Covid-19 places Augmented Reality at the heart of the ‘new working normal’

May 19th, 2020|

Covid-19 will accelerate the business world’s move to Augmented Reality (AR) and other IoT solutions, as companies across the UK look to adapt to a ‘new working normal’.

Jim Heppelmann, CEO of industrial innovation technology specialist PTC, believes the way frontline workers have seamlessly adapted to the benefits of AR to continue to perform their roles […]