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EEF - No support from industry for Thames airport

Commenting on news that the Airports Commission has removed the Thames Estuary airport option from its shortlist, EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation, Business Environment Policy Adviser, Chris Richards, said: 02/09/2014

EEF comment on PMI data

Commenting on today’s PMI data, Ms Lee Hopley, Chief Economist at EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation, said: 01/09/2014

Manufacturing expansion eases but on track for 2014 growth

Growth moderates to more normal levels though companies remain optimistic with investment and recruitment remaining solid 31/08/2014

EEF comment on SME Finance Monitor

Commenting on the latest SME Finance Monitor released today, Ms Lee Hopley, Chief Economist at EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation, said: 27/08/2014

EEF - Manufacturing pay runs ahead of wider economy

Employers helped to prepare for challenges of new industrial relations landscape 25/08/2014

Industry calls for radical reform of EU greenhouse gas Trading System or risk losing vital sectors

Reform must be part of wider review of EU Climate Change Policy 21/08/2014

Industry welcomes GCSE results

Commenting on today’s GCSE results, Verity O’Keefe, Education & Skills Policy Adviser at EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation, said: 21/08/2014

EEF backs ‘Get In, Go Far’ apprentice campaign

Responding to Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills Vince Cable MP’s launch of the Government’s new campaign calling on young people to ‘Get In, Go Far’ by choosing an apprenticeship, Tim Thomas, Head of Employment and Skills Policy at EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation, said: 20/08/2014

Manufacturers urged to provide ‘real life’ projects for University of Bolton students to get their teeth into

The University of Bolton and EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation, are urging companies across the UK to provide the University’s students with challenging ‘real life’ mechanical and electrical engineering projects. 20/08/2014

Industry calls for permanent Infrastructure Authority

New body would aid long-term strategic planning and end political prevarication on the most pressing infrastructure challenges 17/08/2014

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