Innovative thinking and new skills are the key to a net zero future

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The manufacturing sector holds the key to delivering a net zero economy, but operators need to invset now in skills and innovation, argues the Stewart McKinlay from the Manufacturing Skills Academy

By its very nature, the manufacturing sector has, throughout its history, faced up to external challenges by innovating. Whether those challenges were related to issues as diverse as competition, new...

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