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Reshoring to Improve Supply Chain Management

Posted by Andrea Rodney on Apr 30, 2021 2:45:09 PM

The impact of coronavirus on supply chains in 2020/21 has been immense. What started as a problem for China rapidly evolved into a global catastrophe, with supply chains experiencing considerable disruption due to trade restrictions and material shortages.

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Topics: covid19, Domestic Manufacturing, 2021, manufacturing

Rishi Sunak’s Silver Lining – Take Advantage Of The Corporation Tax Super Deduction On Capital Investments From April 2021

Posted by Andrea Rodney on Mar 11, 2021 10:24:11 AM

The impending corporation tax hike from 19% to 25% for businesses reporting profits of £250K or more was one of the less welcome changes brought in by the 2021 budget and met with a mixed response from the business community. The changes come into effect from April 2023, with corporation tax being applied on a sliding scale, from 19% on small businesses filing £50,000 or less in annual profits, to the full 25% on everything in excess of £250,000. Many businesses were critical of the move because, like many tax increases, the bulk of the burden is likely to fall on successful SMEs rather than large corporations, with the risk of the 6% hike deterring investment in growth at a time when it is sorely needed.

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Topics: News, Taxes, covid19, 2021

A Faster Route Out Of Lockdown? – How The New Flakt Group Air Treatment System Could Reduce Indoor Coronavirus Transmission

Posted by Andrea Rodney on Feb 25, 2021 9:25:23 AM

Encouraged by the success of the vaccination programme, businesses are looking forward to a safe and rapid transition away from lockdown and social distancing, back to normal working practices. However, even the most effective vaccination measures leave gaps through which vulnerable people may be infected, and although being vaccinated should stop you becoming ill, the extent to which it prevents you transmitting the virus to others is still unknown.

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Topics: covid19, flakt group

What’s In Store For UK Manufacturing In 2021? 5 Trends To Look Out For

Posted by Andrea Rodney on Feb 11, 2021 11:37:10 AM

2020 was a year of great uncertainty for the UK’s manufacturing sector, but the year proved that the sector will prevail, with businesses becoming increasingly accustomed to finding workarounds to obstacles and prioritising collaboration over competition. So, in 2021, what will be the main manufacturing trends to look out for?

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Topics: News, covid19

The Future of Manufacturing Supply Chains

Posted by Andrea Rodney on Jan 14, 2021 1:04:52 PM

In a post-COVID-19 world, the nature of global manufacturing supply chains will have to change substantially to be sustainable. Growing concerns about the environment, the role of the national economy in day-to-day life, and national unemployment also mean that businesses are beginning to shift their priorities when it comes to how they want to manage their production.

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Topics: covid19

A UNITED MANUFACTURING DIRECTORY FOR THE UNITED KINGDOM – WE NEED ONE BY 2021 AND HERE’S WHY!

Posted by Andrea Rodney on Aug 25, 2020 1:43:23 PM

The Corona virus crisis has highlighted how important it is for us all to work together - albeit at a distance. In British manufacturing, this has meant pooling our collective knowledge and resources across hundreds of miles and awkward, rolling restrictions on movement to create the best possible response to the biomedical engineering challenges created by the pandemic. Complex, vital machines, such as ventilators, brought together experts from sectors as varied as precision automotive engineering and clinically rated metal finishing in response the call to action from the Government and the need of the whole population.

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Topics: News, covid19

At Hone All, We Are Very Proud To Announce That We’ve Joined And Are Supporting UKMfgUnite.

Posted by Andrea Rodney on Jun 19, 2020 11:07:34 AM

This is a company that was set up for UK manufacturers to come together, to innovate as allies and to build networks closer to home.

And we are loving their new term for our wonderful engineering and manufacturing heroes – collaborationeers!

How perfectly this describes us all after the events and amazing achievements we’ve witnessed across the widest range of businesses and industries in response to the Covid-19 crisis.
For the last few months, we have been enjoying and applauding this new ethos of collaboration over competition - and this fabulous concept gives us the platform to harness the recent enthusiasm and recognition for UK manufacturers and manufacturing across the UK.

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Topics: News, Precision Engineering, covid19

Sunshine Within The Rain: How UK Manufacturing Is Evolving During The COVID-19 Crisis

Posted by Andrea Rodney on Jun 15, 2020 10:15:00 AM

The last few months have been a time of seismic change for manufacturing industries across the globe. Despite the dark days of uncertainty, beams of hope have illuminated a future filled with potential. Here are some stand-out moments that show how companies have adapted to change.

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Topics: Deep Hole Boring, Precision Engineering, covid19

What Next…? The Shifting Shape Of Manufacturing In A Time Of Uncertainty

Posted by Andrea Rodney on Jun 12, 2020 10:19:59 AM

Are you concerned about the practicalities of re-opening or continuing to trade safely after lockdown? If you’re feeling bewildered about the dates, the regulations, and the potential impact that everything will have on your business, you’re not alone.

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Topics: News, Precision Machining, Precision Engineering, covid19

56 Days Later: Hone All During Lockdown

Posted by Andrea Rodney on May 18, 2020 3:06:55 PM

Like most people in the UK, we breathed a sigh of relief last week. Although most restrictions are still in place, the atmosphere has changed. Businesses are becoming more optimistic and forward-looking, and are springing into action again across the country. It’s great to see. 

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Topics: CNC Turning, Precision Machining, Precision Engineering, covid19

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