Useful Info and Updates from Make UK
Email received from Lois Wilkins, Regional Membership Manager, South, Make UK, The Manufacturers’ Organisation
The Make UK team are hugely shocked and saddened by the recent events unfolding in Ukraine. Any business that may be impacted, we urge you to make contact with the Governments Export Support team for guidance and support. More information on this below.
UK Trade with Russia or Ukraine
To support businesses who trade with Russia or Ukraine, the Department for International Trade have setup an export support team to answer any questions. You can make contact using these details for guidance and support:
Our team continue to provide a weekly overview of the key issues trending for our members in each region to the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy. With the increasing challenges members are facing at the moment, your insight is invaluable and I would be pleased to hear from you should you have any insight to share.
Say Goodbye to Zoom Fatigue!
We have some fantastic upcoming events for members, some of which I have shared below. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to get in touch.
Make UK Member Connect: Connecting Science to Industry:
We are really pleased to be welcoming our member community to the world-class research facilities at the UKRI Science Technology and Facilities Council. A brilliant opportunity to learn how other manufacturers, researchers and businesses are collaborating with STFC to solve their challenges, accelerating their product research and innovation. Register here: Make UK Member Connect: The Science Technology and Facilities Council Registration, Wed 30 Mar 2022 at 10:00
Eventbrite National Manufacturing Conference: The early bird rate for the National Manufacturing Conference has been extended until the end of this week! Join us on 3rd May 2022 at the QEII Centre London. There’ll be workshops that will help you identify ways to increase profits, opportunities to build your network and challenge political decision-makers.
National Manufacturing Day: On the 7th July 2022, manufacturers will pledge to throw open their doors in a UK wide Open House on National Manufacturing Day – Local communities will have the chance to see the potential careers and jobs on offer within our wonderfully diverse manufacturing sector. The aim is to engage with all age groups – from school leavers, graduates, people looking to reskill and the local residents. If you’d like to get involved, please do not hesitate to contact me.