EEF chief exec puts people first in plan for next decade
- New chief for industry association. // Works Management;Dec2007, Vol. 60 Issue 12, p6
The article announces that Gilbert Toppin was appointed the chief executive officer (CEO) at manufacturer's organization Engineering Employers Federation (EEF) in Great Britain.
- EEF launches manufacturing manifesto for investment. // Professional Engineering;7/8/2009, Vol. 22 Issue 12, p7
The article reports on the launch of a manufacturing manifesto by the Engineering Employers Federation (EEF) for investment in 2009 in Great Britain. A paper from EEF encouraged the government to establish a national economic council and an industrial bank to help fund smaller technology...
- The rules of attraction. Vallely, Ian // Works Management;Jun2014, Vol. 67 Issue 6, p5
In this article, the author offers suggestions for manufacturing industries of Great Britain to improve business growth by employing effective and skilled people. The author mentions that Engineering Employers' Federation (EEF) has cautioned that manufacturers will need almost a million worker...
- Where Are the Workers Who Will Power Growth? EISENHART, FREDERICK; SADJADY, SAYED // Financial Executive;Oct2012, p18
This article discusses the impact of a skills gap in the workforce in the U.S. Topics include statistics on the number of unfilled, skilled-worker jobs in the U.S. in 2012 and beyond, the various strategies that companies are employing to fill these skilled-worker positions such as professional...
- Keep An Eye On The Prize. Sansone, David C. // Modern Machine Shop;Mar2003, Vol. 75 Issue 10, p122
Offers views on the maintenance of a skilled workforce in the manufacturing industry. Issues associated with the trends in workforce management; Impact of the labor supply in China on the maintenance of a skilled workforce.
- Skilled workers in short supply. P. P. // Business Journal (Central New York);12/15/2006, Vol. 20 Issue 50, p24
The article reports on the shortage of skilled workers in the manufacturing industry in the U.S. The skilled workers become more in demand as less-skilled jobs are outsourced to other countries. The retirement of baby boomers has made it difficult to find younger workers with advanced skills....
- Time to Trade Up. Ullrich, Gilbert // New Zealand Management;Nov2003, Vol. 50 Issue 10, p13
Discusses the problem of skills shortage in the manufacturing industry of New Zealand as of November 2003. Importance of the issue for discussion in the nation's education system; Effect of skills shortage on the economy of the country; Move of students to leave from school to enter the workforce.
- Lukewarm response to Budget. // Works Management;May2009, Vol. 62 Issue 5, p9
The article focuses on the reaction from manufacturing organisations towards the budget allocated for low-carbon business opportunities, innovation, and car industry in Great Britain. Chief executive officer Gilbert Toppin of EEF says that the measures of investment and car scrappage are...
- Industry welcomes climate change budget. // Works Management;Dec2008, Vol. 61 Issue 12, p7
The article focuses on the support given by industry to an announcement from climate change adviser of Great Britain, that the government should commit to lessening greenhouse gas emissions 2020. According to the manufacturers' organisation EEF, the commitment should integrate environmental,...