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NAA Skills Update: Hard facts about Apprenticeships

Those of you who have met me or have read my newsletter articles will know that I am constantly ‘banging the drum’ for apprenticeships. Well, I make no excuse for this because I have seen wonderful examples of how training and development through an apprentice framework can bring enormous benefits to apprentices and businesses alike […]

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In the Driving Seat: Helen Symonds, HR and H&S Manager, Sigmatex (UK) Limited

If you speak to Sigmatex’s HR and H&S Manager, Helen Symonds, and she sounds highly energised, it’s probably because of all the running she does Name Helen Symonds Company Sigmatex (UK) Limited Position HR and H&S Manager Apart from that Chartered Member of the CIPD Member of the EEF HSE Networking Group Association with NAA […]

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NAA Business Excellence Programme Case Study: Implementation Of Environmental Management System Helps Performance Springs On Its Journey To Become A World-Class Manufacturer

Performance Springs is a successful manufacturer of springs for the automotive industry, however achieving the ISO 14001 environmental standard has opened up additional opportunities and helped to gain new clients for the company. Project Performance Springs Limited – ISO 14001 implementation Background Performance Springs is a niche supplier focused on high quality, precision compression springs […]

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Business Excellence Member Company Profile: Business Lines – Freight Industry Wheel Nut Security Measures

Business Excellence Member Business Lines addresses the problem of wheel detachment from vehicles, particularly heavy commercial vehicles, with a number of wheel nut security solutions including Checklock SQ Business Lines Ltd is a global market leader in wheel nut safety solutions, originator and inventor of the world’s first wheel nut indicator, the Checkpoint©. The Business […]

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Business Excellence Member Company News: £4 Million Investment at NGF EUROPE in St Helens

NGF EUROPE Ltd, the Merseyside-based glass cord manufacturer, part of the NSG Group, has announced an investment of £4 million at its site in St Helens, with the creation of 24 new jobs The site will become the first fully-integrated high tensile strength glass cord manufacturing factory in Europe and the only such facility outside […]

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