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Full steam ahead for Hornby’s Thomas the Tank Engine

Model train manufacturer Hornby is to relaunch Thomas the Tank Engine railway sets, marking the 70th anniversary of the popular character created by Anglican minister Reverend Wilbert Awdry for pre-school children. It was reported on Friday that Hornby has entered […]

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Markit/CIPS UK Manufacturing PMI reveals slowdown in UK manufacturing expansion

Growth in UK manufacturing output has weakened according to Markit Economics Limited, a diversified provider of financial information services, which published the latest Markit/CIPS UK Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’

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Rolls-Royce to divest bearings business to British Engines for £12.6m

Manufacturing company Rolls-Royce announced on Tuesday that it intends to sell its Michell Bearings business to engineering company British Engines Limited for a cash consideration of GBP12.6m

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CBI forecasts brighter picture for UK economic growth in 2015

The Confederation of British Industry (CBI), a lobbying organisation for UK business on national and

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CBI SME Trends Survey reveals steady growth for smaller UK manufacturers

Total domestic orders and output for small and medium-sized UK manufacturers grew in the

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Markit’s Purchasing Managers’ Index reveals growth in UK manufacturing in January

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UK total production output rises by 1.1% year-on-year but falls by 0.1% in October

The Office for National Statistics (ONS), the recognised national statistical institute for the UK, released its Statistical bulletin: Index of Production, October 2014 on

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New £97m supercomputer to mark the UK as a world leader in weather prediction

The UK government has unveiled its plans for a new GBP97m supercomputer, which will provide sophisticated weather forecasts, the Department For Business Innovation & Skills (BIS) revealed on

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UK manufacturing output still on the rise

Despite the general concept that manufacturing is disappearing from Britain, total manufacturing output is now actually slightly higher than forty years ago, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) revealed on

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UK manufacturing and production output rises in August 2014 

Production and manufacturing output in the UK has increased according to the Index of Production, August 2014 released on Tuesday by the Office for National Statistics (ONS), the

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