Manufacturers urged to show support for MAS-WM

MANUFACTURERS in the West Midlands are being urged to show their support for the region’s Manufacturing Advisory Service and to suggest ways in which the service might modify itself to reflect the changing needs of the sector.

The request has been made in response to a pledge by the Department for Business Innovation and Skills (BIS) to reform the role of the advisory service.

BIS has committed £50m to continue funding the body for the next three years but in return, it wants assurances the money wi... For the full story register now for free or login below...