At the July meeting of the Manufacturing, Engineering and Technology Alliance (METALL), guest speaker Asif Moghal from Autodesk invited manufacturers across Sussex and south Surrey who are keen to develop a flexible digital production strategy to join free METALL Masterclasses designed to give them key skills to move their businesses forward. Asif from Autodesk outlined […]
Coast to Capital has launched its new strategy plan which is set to have a major impact on the economic life of the region which stretches from Croydon down to the south coast. Called Gatwick360°, the SEP seeks to make the region a powerhouse of commerce and industry. You can read the SEP here.
Part of a nationwide programme, the Big Bang Fair South East celebrates and raises the profile of young people’s achievements in science and engineering. In 2018, The Big Bang Fair South East will be held on Wednesday 27th and Thursday 28th June at the South of England Showground near Ardingly, West Sussex. It is suitable for older […]
David Crowter, Tax Client Service Director at MHA Carpenter Box, has helped many local businesses to successfully claim this valuable government reward for innovation. Unfortunately, claiming R&D Tax Credits has turned into a minor industry, with hundreds of ‘consultants’ and businesses popping up all over the place. One consequence has been that ‘target’ companies have […]
2018 will see METALL continuing its programme of member meetings to engage and educate the manufacturing. engineering and technology sectors with seminars and sessions designed to help businesses grow. We want to signpost and spotlight the opportunities and challenges business faces and hopefully lend a helping hand. This year, we’ll go on tour with some […]
On behalf of the sponsors METALL wishes all makers a Prosperous New Year! We’ll be back soon with an announcement on our first event of 2018. In the meantime please let us know if there are any subjects you’d like covered as we plan for subsequent meetings. Kind regards, METALL.
METALL #6: The 2017 MHA Manufacturing and Engineering Report with IMechE’s Philippa Oldham. When: Thursday October 19th 2017, 8.00am – 11.00am Where: South Lodge Hotel, near Horsham Subject: Commentary and analysis around the 2017 MHA Manufacturing & Engineering Report. Link here for more
The Sponsors of the Gatwick Diamond Meet the Buyers have hosted a number of Supporters and Buyers for the Launch of the 2017 Programme. Meet the Buyers is a unique event that connects Suppliers to Buyers across the Gatwick Diamond and wider area. Now in its 17th year, Gatwick Diamond Meet the Buyers has a proven […]
The latest meeting of the Manufacturing, Engineering and Technology Alliance (METALL) took a long look at the Skills Gap facing businesses trying to grow despite the scarcity of candidates. More than 60 attendees from Sussex-based SMEs and the education sector heard from Sir John O’Reilly, Chairman of the ERA Foundation, Maggie Philbin OBE, CEO and […]
June 1st will see METALL #5 tackle the subject of the skills gap. Our all star panel will debate with manufacturers, engineers and tech companies about where we are, and where we’re going in relation to encouraging the next generation of engineers. Link here for more and to sign up