The challenges facing the UK’s Manufacturing recovery – August 2021

The UK manufacturing sector has seen a rebound in activity in recent months. Simultaneously, it is facing supply chain issues and recruitment difficulties which are hindering its recovery this August.

Promisingly however, even with such challenges facing the UK Manufacturing sector, the Manufacturing Barometer report for April, May, and June 2021 highlights that 42% of companies are trading at increased levels than to their pre-COVID-19 position. This is reflected with forecasts of job creation (51%) and increased future investment (49%).

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