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Job roles and robotics

Martin Strutt, a 4IR expert at EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation, and Vikram Singla, of Oracle, discuss how digitisation is changing the nature of the manufacturing workplace and job roles.

Duration: 00:10:16

Manufacturing on the Hop - Outlook Q4

EEF Chief Economist Lee Hopley examines the key findings of the latest Manufacturing Outlook survey for Q4, produced in partnership with BDO. Guests include BDO's Head of Manufacturing Tom Lawton and EEF economist Martyn Jenkins.

Duration: 00:10:56

Technology and digitisation in UK manufacturing

EEF's Martin Strutt, Rockwell's Mark Bottomley, and Oracle's Vikram Singla discuss how manufacturers are adapting their workplaces to take advantage of new technologies and using digitisation to improve productivity.

Duration: 00:16:05

Manufacturers and Cyber Security

Martin Strutt, 4IR expert at EEF, the manufacturers' organisation, and Nigel Mackie, Head of Business Development at MASS, a cyber security consultant, discuss why manufacturers of all sizes should be concerned with the threat of cyber security - particularly in the age of the Internet of Things, Big Data and the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

Duration: 00:15:39

Manufacturers and 4IR

4IR consultant Martin Strutt shares what he's learned talking to UK manufacturers and touring their facilities. What are their concerns and goals when it comes to the Fourth Industrial Revolution? How should they get started?

Duration: 00:08:26

EEF Manufacturing Factcard 2017

Learn about the state of UK manufacturing from the policy and economics experts at EEF, the manufacturers' organisation.

Duration: 00:11:38

Manufacturing on the Hop - EEF/BDO Outlook 2017 Q3 podcast

Manufacturers have taken the continued political upheaval and uncertainty at home in their stride, taking advantage of the improved global outlook, particularly in the eurozone, and the resulting synchronised upswing in exports, according to the EEF/BDO Q3 2017 Manufacturing Outlook survey. EEF Chief Economist Lee Hopley share the key findings.

Duration: 00:09:38

Manufacturing on the Hop - Industrial Strategy podcast

EEF Chief Economist Lee Hopley is joined by other EEF policy specialists Chris Richards and Hela Mrabet to discuss industrial strategy, why it matters to manufacturers, devolution and sector deals. This latest podcast coincides with the release of a new Industrial Strategy factcard from EEF that you can read at

Duration: 00:10:54

Manufacturing on the Hop - Outlook Q2 podcast

British manufacturers are continuing to enjoy a surge in performance on the back of a synchronised upswing in global markets according to the Q2 2017 EEF/BDO Manufacturing Outlook. On this latest podcast, EEF Chief Economist Lee Hopley explains more about these positive results.

Duration: 00:08:00

Manufacturing on the Hop - Outlook 2017 podcast

The latest EEF Manufacturing Outlook report, sponsored by BDO, has yielded positive results for the beginning of 2017 across all manufacturing sectors. Join EEF Chief Economist Lee Hopley as she looks at the driving forces behind this positive start to the year.

Duration: 00:09:53

Manufacturing on the hop - Ambitions podcast

On the latest Manufacturing on the hop, EEF Chief Economist Lee Hopley examines the key ambitions of UK manufacturers as detailed in the new EEF/NatWest report 'Manufacturing Ambitions'. She also explains what is needed to support these ambitions in the form of a robust Industrial Strategy. Lee is also joined by Richard Hill, NatWest head of automotive and manufacturing, and Hiten Sonpal, Lombard Head of Specialist Sectors.

Duration: 00:11:10