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Public believe skilled apprenticeships offer more job security than university degrees

More than half (58%) of the public believe that skilled apprenticeships offer more secure job prospects than a university education, a poll has found.

The findings from the Institution of Mechanical Engineers also found concerns over a lack of information about technical and vocational career paths that schools offer.Over half of the public (56%) believe that school career advice is not adequate enough to ...
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OKK HM1600 horizontal machining centre claims largest workpiece capacity in its class

OKK’s HM1600 horizontal machining centre lays claim to having the largest workpiece capacity in its class, while combining power with speed, three ...  Read More

The DMG Mori CTX 2500|700 is a powerful, universal turning machine

DMG Mori CTX 2500|700 is a powerful, universal turning machine for machining components up to 366 mm in diameter from billet or 76 mm from bar and to ...  Read More

Voortman V325 plate processing machine for plate 6-100 mm thick

The Voortman V325 plate processing machine is the newest addition to Voortman’s proven plate machine product line.  Read More

Okuma Genos M460V-5AX 5-axis machining centre

The Okuma Genos M460V-5AX 5-axis machining centre is based on Okuma’s best-selling machining centre MU-400VII, with the 400 mm diameter table, ...  Read More

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Location for new National Manufacturing Institute for Scotland unveiled

A new ‘Factory for the Future’ will be built on the banks of the Clyde in Scotland, it has emerged.  Read More

The DMG Mori CTX 2500|700 is a powerful, universal turning machine

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Semta explains the new apprenticeship funding ...

How can more UK employers take advantage of new apprenticeship funding? Ann Watson, chief executive of Semta Group, the engineering skills body, explains

The Apprenticeship Levy, introduced in April, has opened up new opportunities for employers who are paying it to address their skills gaps in an affordable way – while changes to the apprenticeship funding system have opened up further opportunities for those who aren’t paying, with more changes to come next year.We need two million more engineers by ...
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