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Speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, on Friday, David Cameron says British industry is winning back jobs from overseas. The prime minister says the trend in bringing back production to the UK is being seen across all business sectors in the country. Around 1,500 manufacturing jobs which had moved offshore have been brought back since 2011, he says. (Source: You tube)
The future of manufacturing
The future of manufacturing : A new era of opportunity and challenge for the UK.
This is the summary of a very detailed report, by The Government Office for Science.
This report looks at how manufacturing is set to enter a dynamic new phase, driven by rapid changes in technology, new ways of doing business, global competition and potential volatility around the price and availability of resources. It makes recommendations for government and industry to ensure that the UK manufacturing sector is able to compete and thrive in this new world. (Source: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/future-of-manufacturing)
The Institution of Engineering and Technology
A video from the Institution of Engineering and Technology which provides an update on their work with the UK Government.
The IET is working to engineer a better world. Their heritage dates back to 1871, and today their mission is to inspire, inform and influence the global engineering community. supporting technology innovation to meet the needs of society.
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