Triumph Motorcycles planning UK lay-offs as it moves mass production to Thailand

Triumph Motorcycles planning UK lay-offs as it moves mass production to Thailand

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Triumph Motorcycles has warned of up to 50 jobs losses at its UK headquarters under plans to make Thailand its main centre of manufacturing. The UK bike giant has written to staff at its Hinckley production line warning of redundancies in manufactur

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Independent retailer, who pleaded with people to support high street shops, closes for good

Independent retailer, who pleaded with people to support high street shops, closes for good

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An independent retailer who pleaded with people to support high street shops has decided enough is enough. Tim Hudson had tried for months to keep his cycle shop going in the face of mounting pressure from online competition and changing shopping hab

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More details revealed about Triumph's decision to stop mass producing its bikes in the UK

More details revealed about Triumph's decision to stop mass producing its bikes in the UK

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Triumph Motorcycles has given more details of why it will no longer mass produce its bikes in Britain. Chief commercial officer Paul Stroud said the £530 million turnover business expected to see a huge growth in sales across Asia and China in the ne

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East of England manufacturing and service sector grew modestly last month according to new NatWest and IHS Markit survey

East of England manufacturing and service sector grew modestly last month according to new NatWest and IHS Markit survey

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Manufacturing and service industries in the East of England grew modestly last month, according to new data. The latest PMI survey data from NatWest and IHS Markit suggests that business activity increased modestly, amid a second successive monthly r

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Coronavirus latest: Luxury watch boss says slowdown in Chinese buyers not impacting on sales

Coronavirus latest: Luxury watch boss says slowdown in Chinese buyers not impacting on sales

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Sales at luxury retailer Watches of Switzerland have remained strong despite a big drop in Chinese shoppers following the coronavirus outbreak. Group chief executive Brian Duffy said demand for its high end watches was so strong that they had been ab

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Tech businesses to benefit from £3m university eHealth project

Tech businesses to benefit from £3m university eHealth project

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The University of Plymouth has received more than £3million from the European Union to extend a programme supporting businesses to develop digital technologies for another three years – and ultimately create a health tech industry for the South West.

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Businesses urged to take advantage of Brexit advice and support

Businesses urged to take advantage of Brexit advice and support

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Businesses in Coventry and Warwickshire are being urged to take advantage of help and advice being offered to make the best of Brexit. ‘Brexit is happening and firms in Coventry and Warwickshire must seek help if they still feel unprepared’ – was the

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Turnover takes a £13m stumble at safety supplier Arco - Brexit uncertainty blamed

Turnover takes a £13m stumble at safety supplier Arco - Brexit uncertainty blamed

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UK-leading safety supplier Arco is now focusing on the coronavirus response after posting solid results for a challenging financial year.  The Hull-headquartered business “held firm” against tough market and trading conditions driven by Brexit, retur

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Plymouth bids to make city 'epicentre' of English fishing industry

Plymouth bids to make city 'epicentre' of English fishing industry

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Plymouth has set out a plan to make the city the “epicentre” of English fishing with new investment in its fish market and quay, “greener” buildings and a drive to attract younger people into the industry as the UK looks towards its post-Brexit futur

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Coronavirus: SW factories see exports fall and supply chain freeze

Coronavirus: SW factories see exports fall and supply chain freeze

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South West manufacturers are calling on the Government to work with industry and take whatever steps are necessary to mitigate the impact of coronavirus as exports and supply chains are hit by the pandemic. Concerns come following a survey published

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