KPMG's "Global manufacturing outlook" report highlights new challenges for

According to KPMG's 2014 report “Global Manufacturing Outlook: Performance in the crosshairs,” manufacturers are set to face a new set of challenges around product development strategies and supply chain, while it’s also been revealed that there is emphasis on understanding product costs and profitability.

Recruitment accelerates in automotive sector

The recovery in UK car production in the automotive sector, highlighted by a 12 per cent increase in March against the same month in 2013, is indicative of a growing demand from Europe, according to the Society for Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).