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What is stopping your business growing?

Many business owners want to grow their businesses, yet not all achieve the growth they are looking for. If you want to grow your business, yet feel your business is coming up against barriers ask yourself: What is stopping my business … Continue reading

May 21, 2015

Lean journey helps hull manufacturer, J & C R Wood, make the most of its 65th year in business

East Yorkshire manufacturer, J & C R Wood, which employs 30 people at its 20,000 sq ft factory on Clough Road, is celebrating its 65th anniversary by focusing on growth in domestic markets and the continuation of a lean manufacturing … Continue reading

May 18, 2015

Black Country manufacturer unveils £1m state-of-the-art forge

Over £1m has been invested into a state-of-the-art forge that will help a Black Country manufacturer increase sales in automotive, petrochemical and rail. Kimber Drop Forgings, which employs 27 people at its Gawne Lane site in Cradley Heath, unveiled its … Continue reading

May 18, 2015

C-Mech – on the Dock of Growth

Sittingbourne manufacturer C-Mech Services Ltd supplies and maintains industrial and automated high speed doors plus loading bays as well as offering mechanical services and energy saving solutions to a broad range of big-name clients including IKEA, Norbert Dentressangle, DHL, Balfour … Continue reading

May 17, 2015

The pre-election period

You may have noticed we’ve been a lot more active on social media and our blog over the past week or so. That’s because our team has been busy doing lots of excellent work that we wanted to tell you … Continue reading

March 31, 2015

Lancashire manufacturer creates unique healthy mobile phone case

WaveRider cases protect the user from the microwaves emitted from their mobile phone. Ribble Valley-based Sanity Case Limited has invented WaveRider, a phone case designed not just to protect the phone against damage, but also the user’s head and body … Continue reading

March 27, 2015

GROW receives £1m extension to maximise offshore wind opportunities

The hugely successful GROW:OffshoreWind programme has been granted a six-month extension as part of the Government’s Industrial Strategy to help more manufacturers take advantage of investment in supply chain infrastructure. Over £1m of funding has been put aside to assist … Continue reading

March 25, 2015

Southport father & son business creates innovative solution to cover radiators

Radwraps is the new, easy to install alternative to radiator covers and cabinets. Father and son John and James Maddocks launched Southport-based Radwraps Ltd six years ago, after countless frustrations trying to hide radiators whilst attempting room and interior design. … Continue reading

March 25, 2015

English manufacturers challenged to see if they have the ‘mindset of high growth’

Manufacturers in England are being urged to see if they have the ‘high growth’ mindset by completing an online tool that could help them expand. The Business Growth Service, which incorporates the Manufacturing Advisory Service (MAS), has undertaken research in … Continue reading

March 25, 2015

Fuda-Hobart Rose sitting pretty after bringing manufacturing home

A North East soft furnishings specialist has decided home is where the heart is after bringing back production for a number of new products. Fuda-Hobart Rose, which was established in 1959, has tapped into support from the Business Growth Service … Continue reading

March 25, 2015

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