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Wind power gives North East fabricator a 300% sales boost

Wind power gives North East fabricator a 300% sales boost

Last modified Jul 30, 2014 11:39 AM

The growth in the UK offshore wind market is helping a South Shields manufacturer, Complete Fabrication Services (CFS), triple its turnover in just twelve months.

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TWO BUSINESSES CHAMPION APPRENTICESHIPS AND SHARE THEIR HARD EARNED KNOWLEDGE

TWO BUSINESSES CHAMPION APPRENTICESHIPS AND SHARE THEIR HARD EARNED KNOWLEDGE

Last modified Jul 18, 2014 12:15 PM

Sheffield based Numill Ltd and Dorset based Superior Seals are two Manufacturing and Engineering businesses that have thrown their weight behind a nationwide push to champion Apprenticeships for small businesses by joining Apprenticemakers, a free nationwide peer-to-peer support community for apprentice employers.

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How Lean is your office? The continuous pursuit for improvement

How Lean is your office? The continuous pursuit for improvement

Last modified Jul 10, 2014 07:09 PM

60% of all potential business efficiency improvements are found in office and administration processes rather than production - so why is it so many companies stick to focusing only on the shop floor when it comes to Lean?

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Visit aims to put Kodak staff in the employment picture

Visit aims to put Kodak staff in the employment picture

Last modified Jul 10, 2014 02:59 PM

More than 200 Kodak workers will be given a unique chance to showcase their expertise and skills later this month (25th July), as part of a special visit held by the Leeds Manufacturing Forum and the Manufacturing Advisory Service (MAS).

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Grants of up to £3k for faster broadband connection in Leeds & Bradford

Last modified Jul 09, 2014 01:42 PM

Calling all SME businesses in Leeds and Bradford! You can apply for a voucher (to a maximum value of £3000) to help you pay for the cost of a faster digital connection. The voucher (or ‘grant’) is not a loan, so you don’t have to pay it back. The grant covers the cost associated with connecting to superfast broadband.

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Success is in the bag for Tamworth’s DiskLabs

Success is in the bag for Tamworth’s DiskLabs

An innovative product for keeping mobile phones, tablets and laptops safe from wiping or tampering is securing the fortunes of a Tamworth technology business.

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"Productivity increased by 200%, turnover increased by 160%, Winner of Best Diversification category 2012"

Mike Nicholson, MD
GripSure

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GripSure

Advisor: Martyn Pearson

"The results have been immediate, both in terms of productivity and improvements to the working environment"

James Sweeting, Director
Lincoln & York

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Lincoln & York

Advisor: Stephen Gregory

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