UK Government ‘failing’ the engineering industry

More than half of UK engineers have lost confidence in Government policy and believe it is “failing” the industry. That’s according to a new survey by Matchtech, which claims more than three quarters of engineers do not believe the Government is doing enough to attract new investment in the industry and 56% are not confident […]

Oil and gas firms must “embrace” workers from other sectors

Oil and gas firms in Aberdeen must look beyond the industry’s engineers and “embrace” those from other sectors. The comment made by an engineering recruitment firm follows the Chancellor’s announcement last week about tax breaks for older North Sea oil and gas fields. A report by PricewaterhouseCoopers claimed there is a shortage of skilled workers […]