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Rolls-Royce pay fight

3 June 2024

Rolls-Royce workers have overwhelmingly rejected the latest pay offer. Despite improving results the company is proving intransigent, and trying to create division among its workforce.

Rolls-Royce: steps to net zero

13 November 2021

With the COP26 climate conference coming to a close Rolls-Royce, Airbus and Shell called for further collaboration to enable the transition of long-haul aviation towards net zero.

Aerospace demands plans for Brexit 

20 March 2018

A year after aerospace companies called for a post-Brexit transition deal as soon as possible to protect jobs in the sector there seems to be an uneasy lack of detail from the government.

Concorde: engineering marvel

13 February 2016

Concorde was a great British engineering achievement. This book tells the story and explains the significance of Concorde for British engineering against the backgound of industrial decline.

Rolls-Royce aero engines: fight to keep British jobs

5 September 2015

In the midst of significant investment on the back of large order books workers at aero engine giant Rolls-Royce have cooperated with the company during closures, restructuring and redundancies. But where has this left the British workforce?

Unions still in the dark over Rolls-Royce cuts

12 November 2014

Over a week after Rolls-Royce said it is cutting thousands of aerospace jobs, unions have still not been told where the axe is going to fall – even though local negotiations have begun.