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Digital Manufacturing Could Be a £74 Billion Opportunity For The UK

Research from KPMG, commissioned by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), has highlighted a £74 billion opportunity for the UK in the automotive industry alone, if the manufacturing industry fully embraces digitalisation over the next two decades.   The UK automotive industry is calling on the government to support the sector’s future competitiveness…
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Price of fuel is the biggest worry for fleet managers

According to a poll conducted by window company Autoglass last year, 66% of fleet managers said the price of fuel is their biggest worry in 2017. Service and maintenance costs followed closely behind at 64%, whilst CO2 emissions came third – which shot up from being in final place in 2014. Given a list of…
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How To Manage A Product Recall

Howard Insurance highlights three considerations in the aftermath of a recall and explains why having the right insurance to cover this situation is only part of being prepared. From dangerous levels of bacteria in a well-known facial cleansing product to exploding smartphones, the reasons behind a product recall have almost no boundaries. What’s more, because…
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How To Prevent Legionnaires’ Disease in Rental Properties

Legionnaires’ disease is a serious illness which spreads when bacteria get into contaminated water tanks and pipes. When water contaminated with legionella bacteria is inhaled into the lungs, the bacteria are consumed by a type of white blood cell called microphages, inside which they multiply until the blood cell dies. Causing flu-like symptoms, shortness of…
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