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Flooring workers win 9 per cent rise

10 December 2022

Workers at vinyl flooring manufacturer Polyflor in Bury, Manchester, have won a pay increase of 9 per cent plus two lump sums of £660 – after originally being offered just 2 per cent.

Making an honest living

As a nation, there are really only two ways for Britain to make a living. It can be an honest one as a manufacturing nation making things that people need. Or it can be a parasitic existence, relying on banking and tourism, and buying in what we need.

Honda to end manufacturing in Britain

26 March 2019

Honda announced last month that it will close its only British factory as part of restructuring plans. Unite the union is organising a march and rally on Saturday 30 March in response, seeking to save the plant.

Mini and Rolls workers fight pension cuts

23 February 2017

Talks between the Unite union and BMW over the German carmaker’s plans to close its final salary pension scheme are set to continue, but the threat of industrial action remains.

Manufacture defies the Remain lies

31 October 2016

The Remainers are professional denigrators of Britain, running down anything in an attempt to show they were right. Manufacturing is proving them wrong.