Category Archives: legislation

New manufacturing news website goes live

After over 1000 blogs, the Whats Happening in Manufacturing blog spot has grown up and become the sector’s newest fully functioning 24/7 manufacturing news website. WHIMFING.com (What’s Happening In Manufacturing) boasts “no frills; just facts”. It’s “where busy people who … Continue reading

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EEF votes ‘No’ on Scottish independence

The ‘manufacturing bosses union’ EEF today backed Prime Minister David Cameron’s speech on Scottish independence to throw its weight behind a ‘No’ vote in the forthcoming referendum, albeit via the ‘personal’ views of its chief executive. EEF CEO Terry Scuoler, … Continue reading

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EEF attacks Eurosceptic ‘red card’ scheme

The manufacturing ‘bosses union’ EEF reacted angrily today to a report from the Eurosceptic business group Business for Britain. In its report, Business for Britain – which is supported by the likes of retail gurus Sir Stuart Rose and Lord … Continue reading

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Managers face prison for poor supply chain management

Manufacturers who fail to vet their suppliers for compliance with the UK Bribery Act are making a grave mistake, according to a leading business advisory firm. John Smart, partner at Ernst & Young said that recent concerns over food contamination … Continue reading

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Plans to triple banned chemicals will cost industry dear, claims legal expert

Manufacturers across industries that place products on the EU market face “significant” extra costs under EU proposals to nearly triple the number of banned chemicals, it was claimed today (23 January). There are currently six substances outlawed in the EU. … Continue reading

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