Crowe to reveal the major challenges facing UK manufacturing

The Outlook for Manufacturing in the UK will be revealed when national audit, tax, advisory and risk firm Crowe unveils its annual report on Tuesday 19 September.Crowe’s Head of Manufacturing Johnathan Dudley will be joined by Steve Morley, President of the Confederation of British Metalforming (CBM), to discuss what the future holds for British manufacturers.

Mr Dudley said: “We will reveal the results of our 2023 Outlook for Manufacturing survey and discuss the areas where businesses should focus their efforts to ensure ‘thrival’ during these challenging times.”

Steve Morley and Dudley will be outlining key findings contained in the manufacturing survey and highlighting issues such as importing, exporting, reshoring, energy and supply chains.

They will highlight how businesses can thrive in the current climate.

Morley said: “This event will be of immense value to those in the manufacturing sector who have an interest in or responsibility for business growth and planning.”

The event is being held at the NMC Venue, 47 Birmingham Road, West Bromwich, and runs from 08.00 registration and breakfast, followed by discussion and questions at 08.30 and closes at 09.30. For an invitation to this free event, call Nathan Sanghera on 0121 543 1900, or email



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