Groups team up to help solve skills gap in NE construction sector

Paul Baker, technical director at Desco, Peter Barker, MD of BIM Academy, Helen Whitfield, chief operating officer at NBS, Helen Whitfield, communications director at Ryder Architecture and Chris Toon

Groups team up to help solve skills gap in NE construction sector

BIM Academy, engineering consultancy Desco and NBS become sponsors of PlanBEE training blueprint

Businesses urged to train more engineers

Businesses urged to train more engineers

Wales has introduced a new engineering qualification, developed by Semta - the engineering skills body, to put the country on an equal footing with other countries across Europe.

HETA

Iain Elliott (centre) with (from left) Barry Haslam, Kate Seward, Dave Garness, and HETA deputy chief executive Joanne Lawson.

HETA to invest £4m into new Hull HQ

Humberside Engineering Training Association (HETA) is set to invest almost £4m into a new head office and workshop in Hull.

Nicander

Scott Meikle (Principal Consultant, Nicander), Peter Southward, Tyrone Davison and Trevor Platt (Business Development Manager, Nicander)

Internship helps Billingham company develop new products

 A partnership with Teesside University has helped a Tees Valley company develop a new suite of software products.

James and Henry Deakin

James and Henry Deakin

The creators of £1m cufflinks

They make posh cufflinks for everyone from rock stars to royalty from their historic base in Birmingham, but they remain one of the UK’s best-kept secrets. Jon Griffin meets Deakin and Francis directors James and Henry Deakin.

Together we can make it

Together we can make it

Mike Hughes heads to Teesside University to hear it is setting new standards for knowledge transfer partnerships.