Commenting on today's figures on Sickness Absence from the ONS, EEF Head of Health & Safety Policy Steve Pointer, said:
UK Steel production in January bounced back from the previous month as UK manufacturing continued to respond to increased demand.
Call for tax breaks for rehabilitation and faster access to NHS services
Pay settlements in manufacturing have continued to remain broadly stable through the busiest negotiation period of the year amidst continued caution amongst employers and employees, according to the latest figures from EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation.
Britain ’s manufacturers have called for a re-think of proposals for a Carbon Price Floor (CPF). This must be based on a full assessment of the damage to competitiveness, a proper regulatory impact assessment and a more
co-ordinated approach to climate change policy. 16/02/2011
Commenting on the February decision by the Bank of England, EEF Chief Economist, Lee Hopley, said:
Key issues on access to finance still not addressed
EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation welcomed today’s trade White Paper and the boost it will provide to exporters, especially small and medium size companies.
EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation has marked the start of National Apprenticeship Week with two national Awards to demonstrate the outstanding contributions Apprentices make to manufacturing companies and, the high quality careers available.
Commenting on today's PMI numbers, EEF Chief Economist, Ms Lee Hopley, said: