Lancashire Forum looks to empower SME businesses to thrive in a post-Covid world

The world has changed. The businesses who thrive will be the ones who change with it. As hard-hit businesses dust themselves off and look to the future, there’s a real opportunity. An opportunity to recover – but recover differently. People will hold businesses in the post-Covid world to higher levels of scrutiny, expecting them to […]

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EnginE – Masterclass Delegate Testimonials

EnginE were involved in organising a range of Masterclasses for  Manufacturing SMEs based in Lancashire. Here are some testimonials from some of the delegates that attended those masterclasses. Optimum Coatings Operations Manager, Ian Drake Forsberg Services Operations Manager, Dr Raphael Treffny BCW Manufacturing Group Training and Development Manager, Ashley St. John-Claire Recruitment Manager, Chris Rogers […]

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Facing the challenges of family business

Anyone involved in a family business knows they are different to other businesses. The relationships, dynamics, culture, governance and the challenges faced are more complex. Through years of research and engagement with global family businesses, the Lancaster University Management School (LUMS) Centre for Family Business has developed a deep understanding of these challenges and how […]

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A global emergency – why businesses need to think about the bigger questions

“If human life is going to be sustainable on this planet, we have to get away from things like GDP per capita and rethink how we measure success,” says Darren Axe. “I’m delighted to contribute to the Low Carbon Innovation Forum because it challenges ‘business as normal’ – that’s what we’re all about.” Darren has […]

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A workforce tune-up – just what SME manufacturers need

Productivity primes profit. The perfect formula.   SME businesses in the manufacturing sector rely on their agility to be at the forefront of innovation. Productivity is the leverage for growth and success. Technological advances demand new skills, tuning up or maybe just re-tuning. Tuning into workforce development needs allows your business to build capacity and establishes the groundwork […]

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A re-skilled workforce – business success for the SME manufacturing sector

Skills shortages. Talent gaps. How do you upskill your SME manufacturing sector workforce, helping your people to be the best, giving your business the competitive edge? Small and medium sized (SME) manufacturing businesses need to develop their workforce to ensure productivity, growth and a culture of innovation. Suppose there was a simple way to kick start this. […]

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