Hi-tech support for local supply chains

A new hi-tech partnership aims to help local manufacturers and their supply chains reach full potential. Cambridge-based (RTO) TWI Ltd and the Smart Manufacturing Alliance (SMA) have joined forces to steer businesses through ongoing challenges...

Championing women in renewables

Under-representation of women in the renewable energy sector is down to a number of factors. But with the potential for 10-15 million jobs in the anaerobic digestion industry alone by 2030, opportunities are clearly...

Recipes-in-a-box: still just scratching the surface

Meal kit company Gousto, founded by Cambridge Judge Business School alumnus, has reached ‘unicorn’ $1bn valuation and says the boom in online food will continue after the pandemic. Founded by Timo Boldt, an alumus of the...

From Cambridge UK to Cambridge US: The Great Resignation bites deep

Workplace motivator Cassandra Andrews explains why firms are facing the ‘big quit’. The stats are eyewatering. A million job vacancies in the UK and a whopping 24 million resignations in the US since last spring as...

Bridging skills gap is key to our Greentech revolution

When we think about the decarbonisation sector, it is clear that the East of England is leading the country. Whether it’s the huge amount of offshore wind generation in the North Sea and its associated...

DigiTech Centre open for learning

Suffolk hopes to become a recognised centre for ICT and digital technologies in industry, with the opening of a £9.6m facility dedicated to research and engineering. T he DigiTech Centre at BT’s Adastral Park in Martlesham,...

look to the future with an apprentice

National Apprenticeship Week returns on 7-13 February 2022 under the banner ‘Build the Future’. T he theme is more relevant than ever given the UK’s ongoing skills shortage, with over 1200 online and live events showcasing...

Building better bridges – how Ingleton Wood is tackling the construction skills gap

Did you know the construction industry needs 217,000 additional workers by 2025 to meet rising demand? That’s over 4,000 new recruits each month, according to Construction Skills Network research. Architects, technicians, project managers and...

SMEs can take the lead with new courses

Businesses in Norfolk and Suffolk have access to new high-quality leadership and digital innovation courses. The University of Suffolk has partnered with the Institute of Directors (IoD) and partner TrueCue Three to offer programmes in: ...

Join the happy boot campers!

Fancy joining a boot camp? No, it’s not 12 weeks of mud, sweat and tears, but a free course in business essentials for start-ups in the region. Dozens of new entrepreneurs have already taken part...