UK engine production declines -7.0% in February

UK engine manufacturing down -7.0% in February, with 235,595 units built. Double-digit drop in domestic output as manufacturers respond to market demand. Proportion of engines built for export grows, highlighting the importance of frictionless trade. Mike Hawes, SMMT Chief Executive, said, “February’s figures reflect the uncertainty in the industry among buyers … Continue reading

RoSPA calls for permanent British Summer Time

The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) is calling for an end to the twice-yearly clock change that extends daylight hours in the summer, but reduces usable daylight hours in winter evenings. It comes as the European Parliament backed a proposal to stop the obligatory one-hour biannual change. Under an … Continue reading