Wednesday, February 13, 2019
The Space sector is one of the UK’s most innovative sectors, and following publication of the UK Space Agency’s latest survey – there have been significant movements since 2016.
The report showed that revenue for the sector had risen from £13.7bn to £14.8bn, with corresponding employment up from 38,522 to 41,900, and all-important export growth also up from £5.0bn to £5.5bn over the same 2 year period.
Closely allied to the UK aerospace sector which has also seen substantial expansion over the past decade, the UK is a recognised world leader in ground systems, satellite manufacturing, applications and technology.
Clearly there is concern over the impact of a no-deal Brexit on future growth and investment, but for now pressure continues to mount on the government to support this advanced engineering capability and high-value jobs that form such a key part of it.
To explore opportunities within the UK Space or Aerospace industry, please contact James Charlett.
Consilium Recruit will also be exhibiting at this year’s MAA Annual Conference 19 – 21 March in Birmingham so why not catch up with us there in person
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