UKBIC Coventry facility now under construction

Greg Clark, Business Secretary has officially revealed the latest investment behind UKBIC (Battery Industrialisation Centre) as construction gets underway. The £28m takes total investment in this ground breaking facility up to £108m and supports the government’s ultimate plan to launch a Giga-factory to enable production of electric vehicle battery technology on a vast scale. A […]

May 20, 2019

What can we do to tackle the STEM skills shortage?

What can we do to tackle the STEM Skills Shortage? STEM is a curriculum based on the idea of educating students in four specific disciplines — science, technology, engineering and mathematics. A recent study by the UK Commission for Employment & Skills found that a startling 43% of STEM vacancies are difficult to fill. This […]

April 21, 2017

Consilium Recruit Lands Deal to Help Build the Car of the Future

Consilium Recruit is excited to announce its recruitment partnership with AeroMobil, the Slovakian business that’s leading the charge in building what journalists have called, “the coolest flying car yet” Based out of Bratislava, the tech start-up has been busy creating what will become the world’s first mass-produced flying car which uses regular automotive fuel and […]

August 11, 2016

Lack of Skills Threatens Automotive Growth – Survey

The worsening skills crisis is the single biggest threat to post-recession growth in the UK automotive industry, according to the latest survey on employment prospects for the sector. More than half of Midlands manufacturing and engineering firms want to take on extra staff this year, despite increasing employment costs but they see the skills shortage […]

May 3, 2016

Car Makers To Up Staff Wages as Automotive Industry Booms

Soaring demand for cars and components will see a surge in jobs as more than half of employers revealed they were planning to take on new staff – and up their pay. A bumper year in the automotive sector, which ships vehicles and components to more than 100 countries and accounts for 11 per cent […]

March 2, 2014

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