Manufacturing sector remains ‘critical’ to health of region’s economy

  The manufacturing sector remains critical to the health of the West Midlands economy, with the total number of highly-skilled jobs growing by 3.7% since 2010, a new report reveals. The EEF/BDO Regional Manufacturing Outlook report shows that the region has the second highest number of manufacturing businesses in the UK (behind London & South East) accounting for one in ten jobs and approaching one fifth of the West Midlands’ economy overall. In line with the broader manufacturing trend across the UK, local manufa... For the full story register now for free or login below...
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