RALF Speth, chief executive of Jaguar Land Rover, has said that despite a ‘chronic shortage’ of people going into science and engineering in the UK, advanced manufacturing should be at the heart of British industry and could help to cure its ‘economic ills’.
THERE are still serious problems preventing women reaching senior levels in industry, highlighted by business secretary Vince Cable who warns that mandatory quotas for women on boards might be a real possibility.
THANKS to new support from the Regional Growth Fund, Unity Trust Bank and The Co-operative Bank, ART (Aston Reinvestment Trust) has £4.8 million to lend to small businesses in Solihull and Birmingham over the next three years.
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