At the time of writing this comment, the National Apprenticeship Week was taking place, which signalled the usual flurry of news items across my desk from Government and its stakeholders regarding why young people are no longer interested in pursuing a rewarding career in engineering and what they’re doing about it...
   
 

Editor’s comment: Hire and inspire

At the time of writing this comment, the National Apprenticeship Week was taking place, which signalled the usual flurry of news items across my desk from Government and its stakeholders regarding why young people are no longer interested in pursuing a rewarding career in engineering and what they’re doing about it.

It’s often hard to see the merits of joining up some of the over-complicated dots in our industry, particularly when they concern the amount of government support for hot topics like increasing the skill levels of advanced manufacturing capabilities. Every government’s role in helping rebuild growth in engineering will always come under close scrutiny – the topic being a godsend for the more vociferous among us that enjoy a lively debate...

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