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Editors comment

Could remote working become the new normal?

Back in 2015, a survey of business owners by Virgin Media Business predicted that 60 percent of office-based employees would regularly work from home by 2022. This year, global disruption saw us prematurely exceed this figure.

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COVID's 'lost generation'

Britain’s manufacturers, leading unions, skills champions and industry bodies are calling on the government to take urgent action to safeguard the skills the country’s economy needs now and in the future.

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‘A little brown box with buttons’: Remembering William English, computer mouse co-creator

In my column this month, I thought we could take a look at and celebrate the life of one of the key engineers who helped create the computer mouse – William English – who sadly passed away on 26 July at 91 years of age.

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Apprentice toolmaker adds value by saving employer £240k

An apprentice toolmaker, who designed and produced parts for an automated robotic system, has saved his company £240,000 by keeping the work in-house.

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Igus - Tech Up, Costs Down