Manufacturers still hiring despite difficulties

Nearly half of Midlands manufacturing and engineering firms expect to take on extra staff this year, despite a slowdown in growth, increased employment costs and a continuing skills shortage. But they warn that the combined factors of sluggish manufacturing growth, downturns in international demand, additional cost…

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Lloyds Bank AMTC hosts tomorrow’s engineers

  Engineering graduate team in testing air-power project A multi-national team of graduates from one of the UK’s biggest engineering groups have been working on a project to develop an air-powered motor while on a placement at the Lloyds Bank Advanced Manufacturing Training Centre (AMTC) on the MTC campus.…