Billington's, a manufacturer in the East of England, says it's emerged from the Recession having made £800,000 worth of efficiency savings - without making any staff redundant With its head office in Peterborough and its packing plant in Ipswich, Billington's - a household name in sugar and part of the Silverspoon family of companies - has been working alongside the Manufacturing Advisory Service (MAS) in the East of England to identify new ways of working.
EDF Energy, the lead player in the Nuclear Industry Supply Chain development are holding an event in Suffolk on 8th July. There are significant opportunities for SMEs to engage in and be part of this Supply Chain where significant future investment is planned in a major growth sector both locally and nationally.
Small businesses in Norfolk and Suffolk now have free access to professional occupational health advice to help with individual employee health issues following the launch of a new advice line.
Manufacturing businesses make a significant contribution to the East of England’s economy and there are a host of organisations providing invaluable insight and support but, as all those who work within the sector know, it can be difficult to navigate. The newly expanded manufacturing station on the East of England Development Agency’s Business Map aims to address this.
Do you need funding for a research or development project? If so, grant funding could be your answer.
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MAS East is developing further networks and communications via Linkedin.
Awards to showcase the best in training in the East of England Region The 2010 National Training Awards is seeking stories of how training has transformed businesses, organisations and communities in the East of England
Resource Efficiency East Launches New Initiative to Improve Environmental Performance of East of England Businesses.