Sacrificing every Saturday to attend a two-year NVQ course, Marc Rigby dedicated his time, energy and cash to increase his knowledge of specialist engineering. Twenty years on, and now owner and managing director of Emtec Climate Solutions Ltd, he has an enviable list of clients, including many high profile data centres, Centrica and the NHS.
Like all sectors, manufacturing and engineering businesses want to attract the highest calibre of person they possibly can. Read on to find out how.
Despite having a background in engineering, Siddhi Mehta decided to fill a gap in the market ??and people?s stomachs ? by creating a healthy snack business and forging a path as a food entrepreneur.
In this year?s Hot 100 ranking, our annual analysis of the British firms increasing in size, one area stood out among all the others as one of the fastest growing business sectors ? the food and drink industry.
Dubai’s Burj Al Arab Jumeirah – dubbed the “world’s most luxurious hotel” – has opened a private outdoor leisure facility, which marks a global first in hotel construction, that results in a 10,000 metre squared area “pushing boundaries of hospitality”.
There is one final opportunity for nominations to be made ahead of the 2016 First Women Awards, a decade-old initiative which has shed a light on ladies who have gone on to become gamechangers in their respective fields.
It has been estimated that by 2022 there will be 2.5m job openings for engineers in the UK, but there are truly big business benefits of apprentices to help turn that prediction around for the better.
Cleantech venture Desolenator has made it into our Everline Future 50 2016, recognised for its ambition to prevent disease and poor living conditions by providing people around the world with clean drinking water.
The UK’s STEM skills crisis has placed Brits in grave peril as research has found the overall understanding of what would truly support survival of an apocalypse is lacking. Let’s hope the aliens and zombies decide to stay away for a little while longer…
Amid an ongoing skills gap, which has caused Britain’s recruiters to compete for talent, the top ten industries with the most demand for graduates – and the most popular degrees – have been revealed.
The UK's business leaders are in agreement that HS2 will be great for companies across the country, but almost half believe that operations should begin in the North – not London.
The inventor of the bagless vacuum cleaner, James Dyson, has accused rivals Bosch and Siemens of cheating consumers with misleading energy-efficiency ratings for products.