Manufacturing business


Plans to rebalance economy at risk as manufacturing optimism drops

As the prospects of the UK services and manufacturing industries continue to diverge, the government's plans to rebalance the UK economy are increasingly at risk, a study finds.


Manufacturing confidence falls to lowest level in two years

Britain's manufacturing firms reported the biggest decline in optimism this month since March 2013, research finds.

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Manufacturing industry woes eased by Asset Based Lending

Statistics from the CIPS Purchasing Managers Index showed that the UK's manufacturing sector registered a ten-month high in March 2012.


Output boost promising for manufacturing  

Recovery in the manufacturing sector looks set to continue, according to the Confederation of British Industry.

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Professional indemnity insurance provides cover if somebody sues your business and they allege that your advice caused financial loss or damaged their brand. It’s not just for accountants and lawyers but for anyone offering a personal service, even web designers