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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 Tuesday, which estimates that total production output increased by 1.1% between October 2013 and October 2014, reflecting […]

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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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Overseas consumers pay premium for ‘Made in Britain’ labelled products

New research independently commissioned by Barclays Corporate Banking has shown that overseas consumers place a higher value on products branded 'Made in Britain' above those labelled English, Scottish

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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

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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

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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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