Manufacturing & Engineering winner! The winner of the MHA Carpenter Box sponsored Manufacturing & Engineering award was Pyroban, based in Shoreham. For almost 50 years Pyroban have been at the forefront of their industry, combining innovative design, state-of-the-art technology and cutting-edge manufacturing to bring cost-effective safety technologies to the market. Pyroban helps businesses protect their workers, brand and supply […]
It was great to see so many METALL attendees at the recent event at Rolls Royce Motor Cars in Goodwood. Our thanks to them and our speakers Dan Hobbs and Nichola Billen. Dan did a great job of explaining the issue around supply chains and VAT in a post Brexit world. His presentation included a […]
We are excited to announce the launch of our METALL Masterclass series starting this Autumn and running through to next Spring. We currently have four topical sessions scheduled, with two taking place before the end of the year. These Masterclasses are for smaller groups of manufacturing and engineering businesses and will cover topics more in-depth. […]
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 […]
The Chancellor delivered his first Spring Statement earlier this month, following the first Budget in the Autumn. As expected, no major announcements were made. However, it was clear that Research and Development (R&D) is high up on the political agenda. As well as championing the UK’s technology sector and “planning to unleash creators, innovators, investors and discoverers”, […]
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.