Are your ideas of the British manufacturing industry stuck in the past? The populist image of manufacturing might look something like poverty stricken L.S Lowery painting, or wear a over-sized industrialist top hat like Brunel, but things have changed a lot. Modern British manufacturing offers a positive working environment and what is more it has the highest average earnings across the whole economy.
Yes, you read that correctly. You are likely to be paid more if you work in manufacturing than if you work in the service sector! This is according to a new report by the EEF as part of their, somewhat ineffective, Make It Britain campaign. See here>>>
This latest revelation will no doubt come as a surprise to many… including me. The only question I have now is ‘how do I apply?’.