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What is UK manufacturing? How is it defined? What does the UK manufacture?
We’ve been looking into what people really want to know about manufacturing, based on what they plug into Google.
What is it like to work in UK manufacturing? Is manufacturing engineering a good career? Where will the manufacturing jobs of the future be?
Is manufacturing engineering a good career? In a word – Yes. In more lengthy detail, here’s why.
Why does manufacturing matter to the UK economy? Why manufacture in the UK?
Manufacturing makes up a not insignificant 10% of the economy’s output, and employs 2.6 million people across the UK.
Is UK manufacturing in decline? Have all the jobs gone to China?
When production is focused on skills and high-level technology, there is a comparative advantage in producing in the UK.
What does the future hold for UK manufacturing?
We look at where the UK manufactuirng sector is headed.
Why is productivity so important?
Weak productivity erodes international competitiveness as well as worker wages.
We’ve launched a ‘UKMFG Intel’ WhatsApp broadcast list and will be sending out the latest news direct to your phones.
See our latest facts and figures on how manufacturing is contributing to the UK economy.
10 Dec 2018
A look at the key data releases in the week ahead.
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