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New to Nuclear - Real Market Opportunities for Our Manufacturing Businesses

When: March 4, 2015 from 8:15 to 11:30
Where: Ashford International Hotel, Simone Weil Avenue, Ashford, Kent, TN24 8UX

Breakfast Briefing delivered by your local Fit for Nuclear Assessor to hear all about the new from MAS Fit for Nuclear offer.

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Digital Business Bootcamp

When: March 4, 2015 from 8:30 to 12:00
Where: Manufacturing Technology Centre, Ansty Business Park, Pilot Way, Coventry, CV7 9JU

This Digital Business Bootcamp will put you in touch with online experts who will show you how to combine digital technology and Government support for serious business growth.

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MAS Skills Workshop - Change Management

When: March 4, 2015 from 9:00 to 12:30
Where: btc, Business and Technology Centre, Bessemer Drive, Stevenage, SG1 2DX

“The only constant is change”. For management this presents an exciting challenge to avoid continuous disruption and confusion. To be effective as change agents and implementers managers need to understand how organisations change and why people react in certain ways. Managers require the skills, techniques and awareness to operate effectively in times of change.

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Engineering Solutions: Meeting your Business and Technology Needs

When: March 4, 2015 from 15:00 to 19:00
Where: Lindop Building, University of Hertforshire, College Lane, Hatfield, AL10 9AB

Engineering solutions - meeting your business and technology needs. The School of Engineering and Technology at the University of Hertfordshire is hosting its popular and successful 'showcase' on Wednesday 4 March 2015.

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New to Nuclear - Real Market Opportunities for Our Manufacturing Businesses

When: March 5, 2015 from 8:15 to 11:30
Where: Glass Classroom, Coalbrookdale, Ironbridge, Telford, TF8 7DQ

Breakfast Briefing delivered by your local Fit for Nuclear Assessor to hear all about the new from MAS Fit for Nuclear offer.

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Manufacturing Apprentice Recruitment Fair 2015

When: March 7, 2015 from 10:00 to 16:00
Where: Plymouth Guildhall, City Centre, Plymouth

The Plymouth Manufacturers Group (PMG) is holding an apprentice recruitment fair at Plymouth Guildhall in the City Centre on Saturday 7th March. The event is open to prospective apprentices who are looking to commence employment and training either this year or next, plus their parents, guardians and other family members THIS EVENT IS NOT A MAS BUSINESS GROWTH SERVICE EVENT.

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Access the Buyer: Advanced Manufacturing

When: March 10, 2015 from 10:15 to 14:30
Where: The Wilton Centre, Redcar

Business in the Community, supported by Santander, has developed Access the Buyer, a programme to help SMEs access large business supply opportunities. Access the Buyer comprises a nationwide series of sector specific events, bringing selected Buyers and SME suppliers together with the aim to do business and help SMEs grow and create jobs.

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CompeteFor Supply Chain Summit 2015

When: March 10, 2015 from 9:00 to 16:00
Where: Olympia London, Hammersmith Road, Kensington, London W14 8UX

Tap into major capital infrastructure projects across the South East when you attend the CompeteFor Supply Chain Summit London 2015. The National Infrastructure Plan 2014 (NIP 2014) published last December highlights the ongoing commitment to public funding of UK infrastructure with an overall pipeline of £466 billion in infrastructure future projects. The CompeteFor Supply Chain Summit 2015 provides an opportunity to meet and discuss current and future infrastructure projects with key Tier 1 contractors.

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Crowdlending

When: March 11, 2015 from 7:45 to 9:30
Where: The Cleve Hotel & Spa, Wellington, Somerset

This event is for key decision makers interested in crowdlending. We are hosting this event with the British Chambers of Commerce and ArchOver Ltd. THIS EVENT IS NOT A MAS BUSINESS GROWTH SERVICE EVENT.

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Supply Chain Connect 2015

When: March 11, 2015 from 9:15 to March 12, 2015 from 15:00
Where: No. 1 Mann Island, Liverpool, L3 1BP

The event will tackle one of British manufacturing’s biggest challenges: localisation of the supply chain. A transparent, trusted and integrated supply chain is fundamental in achieving true competitiveness for UK manufacturers. The relationship between large OEM and Tier 1 companies and SMEs in their supply chain is often fraught with apprehension due to, among numerous other factors, geographical uncertainty relating to logistics, expertise and quality assurance.

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The Manufacturing Financial Expert

When: March 16, 2015 from 9:15 to 14:30
Where: University of Chester High Growth Centre, Chester Thornton Tech Park, Chester Innovation Park, Pool Lane, Ince, Chester CH2 4NU

With topics including R&D tax credits, Patent Box, green energy savings, employee benefits and succession planning, this free, one-day event for owners and board-level directors will provide insight into financial opportunities and the information you need to make sure your finance strategy protects and supports future growth.

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The Manufacturing Financial Expert

When: March 17, 2015 from 9:15 to 14:30
Where: Radisson Blu, 3 Alexandra Terrace, Guildford, Surrey, GU1 3DA

The Financial Expert is a high impact programme developed for established manufacturers to identify and explain the key financial issues which will underpin the future success of their business. As firms expand and scale up operations, they must develop finance from an operational function to a strategic capability, with Managing Director and Board engagement.

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The Manufacturing Financial Expert

When: March 17, 2015 from 13:00 to 16:00
Where: Lancaster University Engineering Department, Fylde Avenue, Lancaster, LA1 4YU

With topics including R&D tax credits, Patent Box, green energy savings, employee benefits and succession planning, this free, one-day event for owners and board-level directors will provide insight into financial opportunities and the information you need to make sure your finance strategy protects and supports future growth.

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F4N – Fit For Nuclear - Real Market Opportunities for Manufacturing Businesses

When: March 18, 2015 from 8:15 to 11:30
Where: Esterline, Darchem Engineering Ltd, Iron Masters Way, Stillington, Stockton-on-Tees, TS21 1L

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The Faster Route to Business Growth

When: March 18, 2015 from 16:00 to 18:15
Where: Trent Bridge, Bridgford Road, West Bridgford, Nottingham, NG2 6AG

Join us to find out how to exploit online channels from a true pioneer in the social media and digital marketing sector. Guest speaker Nik Hewitt from Tank PR has worked in the digital industry for almost 20 years devising and implementing award-winning campaigns for high-profile clients such as the Daily Mail, AT&T, Speedo, The National Space Centre and even Ripley’s Believe it or Not!

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New to Nuclear - Real Market Opportunities for Our Manufacturing Businesses

When: March 19, 2015 from 8:15 to 11:30
Where: Birchwood Park, Chadwick House, Warrington, WA3 6AE

Breakfast Briefing delivered by your local Fit for Nuclear Assessor to hear all about the new from MAS Fit for Nuclear offer.

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The Automotive Financial Expert

When: March 19, 2015 from 9:00 to 14:30
Where: MG Motor UK Limited, Lowhill Lane, Longbridge, B31 2BQ

This high impact, one day event has been developed specifically for automotive manufacturers to help identify opportunities and explain the key financial issues which impact on the future success of your business. Hear from industry experts including MG Motor UK Ltd, Rachel Eade MBE – National Automotive Lead, Automotive Council and relevant industry related finance experts. This is an excellent opportunity to speak with these industry experts and network with your peers.

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Taking Control of Growth 2015

When: March 19, 2015 from 8:30 to 16:30
Where: Croydon Park Hotel, 2 Altyre Road, Croydon, Greater London, CR9 5AA

Growing your business can be a huge task and leaves businesses facing all kinds of barriers. It devours time, energy and cash. But it's essential for businesses to conquer these obstacles if they are to reach their next stage of growth. Join GrowthAccelerator and MAS (now part of the Business Growth Service), Coast to Capital, the FSE Group, InnovateUK and UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) on Thursday 19th March 2015 to find out more about the business support and finance landscape that is available to ambitious growth businesses.

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Introduction to Lean Manufacturing - 24th March

When: March 24, 2015 from 8:30 to 12:00
Where: EEF Technology Training centre, Unit 3 Nexus Point, Gavin Way, Birmingham, B6 7AF

Session Objectives are to provide delegates with a good understanding of Lean Principles, to enable delegates to decide how to deploy Lean Principles in their business and to help delegates to identify areas for projects.

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Fit 4 Nuclear Opportunities

When: March 24, 2015 from 10:00 to 13:00
Where: Plymouth Science Park, 1 Davy Road, Plymouth, Devon, PL6 8BX

This event will highlight 3 main routes to market in the Nuclear industry: Nuclear New Build, Nuclear Decommissioning and Nuclear Fusion (ITER project) plus hear from Colston Engineering, a company going through the assessment process. Find out what funding opportunities exist to help your business. Make an informed choice ‘is Nuclear right for your business?’

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New to Nuclear - Real Market Opportunities for Our Manufacturing Businesses

When: March 25, 2015 from 8:15 to 12:00
Where: Culham Conference Centre, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX14 3DB

Breakfast Briefing delivered by your local Fit for Nuclear Assessor to hear all about the new from MAS Fit for Nuclear offer. This free event also includes a guided tour of Culhams facility.

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CKMA MAS Skills Workshop - QCD

When: March 25, 2015 from 9:00 to 16:00
Where: John L Brierley, Turnbridge Mill, Quay Street, Huddersfield, HD1 6QT

It is crucial to monitor the performance of a business and understand how and what you need to measure before even considering how to improve. The key performance indicators of quality, cost and delivery (QCD) will aim to raise standards in 7 key areas (quality of finished products, on-time delivery, staff productivity, stock levels, efficiency of equipment, added value and floor space). Together the measures of QCD give a coherent and overall analysis of performance and provide the basis for continuous measurement and improvement by focussing your priorities

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Lancashire Manufacturing Week: Innovation & Creativity

When: April 28, 2015 from 8:00 to 10:00
Where: The Media Lab, UCLan The Media Innovation Studio, 4th Floor Media Factory, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, PR1 2HE

The Manufacturing club, an initiative borne out of a collaboration between Moore and Smalley, HSBC, Manufacturing Advisory Service and various manufacturing sector organisations is now hosting the second annual Lancashire manufacturing week. The programme of events will showcase inspiring success stories and provide access to a wide range of business support to help the region’s manufacturing businesses grow and prosper.

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Lancashire Manufacturing Week: The future of your manufacturing business

When: April 29, 2015 from 8:00 to 10:00
Where: HSBC, Preston HSBC, 1 Forest Green, Caxton Road, Fulwood, Preston, PR2 9LJ

The Manufacturing club, an initiative borne out of a collaboration between Moore and Smalley, HSBC, Manufacturing Advisory Service and various manufacturing sector organisations is now hosting the second annual Lancashire manufacturing week. The programme of events will showcase inspiring success stories and provide access to a wide range of business support to help the region’s manufacturing businesses grow and prosper.

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Lancashire Manufacturing Week: Manufacturing People - Tetrad Ltd Factory Tour

When: April 30, 2015 from 8:00 to 10:00
Where: Tetrad Tetrad Ltd, Hartford Mill, Swan Street, Preston, PR1 5PQ

The Manufacturing club, an initiative borne out of a collaboration between Moore and Smalley, HSBC, Manufacturing Advisory Service and various manufacturing sector organisations is now hosting the second annual Lancashire manufacturing week. The programme of events will showcase inspiring success stories and provide access to a wide range of business support to help the region’s manufacturing businesses grow and prosper.

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