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Tata Steel announces 400 redundancies in Port Talbot in restructuring proposal

Steel producer Tata Steel disclosed on Tuesday that it proposes to restructure its UK Strip Products business in South Wales in order to improve competitiveness by reducing costs, which will result in the loss of about 400 jobs at its […]

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CBI Industrial Trends Survey shows continuing growth in UK manufacturing sector

UK independent employers' organisation the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) released its CBI Industrial Trends Survey on Thursday, which indicates that manufacturing output in Britain will

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EEF opens £2m Midlands training centrefor manufacturing and engineering apprentices

UK manufacturers' organisation EEF announced on Thursday that it has opened a GBP2m state-of-the-art training centre in the Midlands. EEF said the centre is expected significantly boost


UK manufacturing sector maintains growth

Markit Group Limited, a provider of financial information services, released the latest Markit/CIPS Manufacturing PMI survey on Monday, which revealed that the UK manufacturing sector continued to grow

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JCB to expand operations in Staffordshire and create 2,500 jobs by 2018

Construction and agricultural equipment manufacturer JCB announced on Friday that its planned investment of GBP150m, for expansion of operations in Staffordshire over the next five years, has been

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UK Government to reform pension charges

 Radical reforms to pension charges are to be brought forward by the UK Government, which will reduce the charges on pension schemes used for auto-enrollment, HM Treasury and


BCC Quarterly Economic Survey reveals strong growth in UK manufacturing and service sectors

The economy in the UK is showing further signs of recovery, results from the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) Quarterly Economic Survey reveal today. Over 7,400 businesses took part

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The London Taxi Company resumes construction of the traditional black cab

The London Taxi Company has restarted production of the TX4 black cab at its manufacturing facilities in Coventry, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) announced today. LTC

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Dell founder and CEO has no plans to increase offer for the PC maker — report

The founder and CEO of Dell Inc (NASDAQ:DELL) and Silver Lake Management LLC do not intend to improve their USD24.4bn (EUR19bn) bid for the PC maker, insiders told

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Markit survey reveals highest UK manufacturing growth in two years due to rising demand

Financial information services company Markit announced on Monday that the results of its latest Markit/CIPS UK Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) survey point to an encouraging trend in

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