Declining business optimism caused by economic uncertainty and Brexit confusion is holding back UK manufacturers from investing in vital technology improvements, seriously impacting potential future growth across the sector.
EPDT Editor, Mark Gradwell sets out his vision for EPDT's blogs section, which features viewpoints, opinion, business news & comment from industry experts.
New orders growth remained subdued among small & medium-sized (SME) UK manufacturers in the three months to January 2019, with sentiment worsening notably further, according to the latest quarterly CBI SME Trends Survey.
This week's EPDT newsletter features a range of electronics industry predictions for 2019: AI, IoT, 5G, smart everything + more…
After the recent Brexit vote, and last week’s presentation of the ‘Deal’ to Parliament, commenting on the latest Parliamentary vote, Julia Evans OBE, Chief Executive of BSRIA, expressed frustration on behalf of its members and wider industry:
A major report on how the UK can capitalise on opportunities offered by transport technologies & innovation to benefit the economy, society & citizens.
Digital Secretary, Jeremy Wright will set out how new digital technologies, including artificial intelligence, could be used to tackle global challenges.
Responding to yesterday's parliamentary votes on Brexit, including the Brady & Spelman/Dromey amendments, Stephen Phipson, CEO of EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation said:
The CBI has responded with frustration to this evening’s votes in the House of Commons and the passing of the Brady and Spelman amendments.
Leading electronics manufacturing service provider, Dynamic EMS reviews 2018’s significant industry indicators and offers insight on technology drivers on the horizon for 2019.
CBI analysis of government figures underlines the importance of ‘no deal’ being taken off the table to prevent economic fallout – and protect jobs and living standards.
This week's EPDT newsletter features stories on graphene enabling ultra-wide bandwidth comms, the business case for AI and printed electronics for automotive applications.
Sentiment about both the business situation and export prospects tumbled as manufacturing new orders flattened in the quarter to January, according to the latest quarterly CBI Industrial Trends Survey.
It’s a brave new world. Industrial automation and robotics are wiping out jobs across the board. Swathes of people roam the streets unemployed. Food is being rationed by an artificial intelligence, which decides how much to give them based on its perceived view of their value to society. Or at least that’s what popular culture and national news media would have us believe.
This week's EPDT newsletter is a bumper CES-themed issue, featuring news from the show, plus EURIS's Brexit response, EPDT's latest IoT & Industry 4.0 supplement and its review of electronica.
The EURIS Taskforce, a body of trade organisations representing UK manufacturing worth £148 billion in turnover, is leading calls for an extension to Article 50 following the result of last night’s Brexit vote.
With 2018 behind us, engineers at award-winning electronics design consultancy, ByteSnap Design, specialists in hardware & software design for innovative embedded systems development, forecast what 2019 holds for the electronics industry...
This week's EPDT newsletter features the top 12 most popular stories – as decided by readers – from EPDT's website & newsletter during 2018.
As 2019 begins, we thought it would be interesting to look back at the most popular stories – as decided by the readers – on EPDT’s website & in its newsletter during 2018...
The EURIS Taskforce, a body of trade organisations representing UK manufacturing worth £148 billion in turnover, has today written to the Prime Minister for the second time to reinforce that no-deal should not be an option in the Brexit debate.