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Support manufacturing and scaling as well as start-ups or you’ll lose the ability to innovate, warns Saïd Business School academic

Saїd Business School, University of Oxford As the Government makes £15 million available to establish new University Enterprise Zones across the country, an Oxford academic has warned that too great a focus on short-term innovation could damage its long-term ability to innovate and grow. New policies are needed to encourage …

Skills shortage is huge opportunity for women to enter manufacturing sector

Fresh perspective needed on non-traditional roles as industry cries out for talent, says manufacturing recruitment specialist   The latest figures announced by the UK Commission for Employment and Skills revealed that the sharpest rises in skills shortages fell into the manufacturing, plumbing and electrical engineering sectors.   Beatrice Bartlay, entrepreneur …