· 06/03/2012 – “Nissan announces 2,000 new jobs” – BBC Radio 5 Live
The Institution’s Colin Brown is interviewed about Nissan’s announcement. The Chief Executive Stephen Tetlow’s statement on the issue was also picked up in The Engineer, ChronicleLive, JournalLive, North East Business, Production Engineering Solutions
· 07/03/2012 – “Nationalised RBS is best for Britain, suggests Cable” – The Scotsman
The Institution’s Stephen Tetlow’s comments on the Business Secretary’s leaked letter saying that the Government had no long-term vision for the country’s economy is picked up. The statement was also picked up in the website What’s Happening in Manufacturing
· 07/03/2012 “Steel Pulse” – Sheffield Star (see attached pdf)
Interview with the Institution’s President Roderick Smith on his views on UK manufacturing ahead of his visit to the city.
· 07/03/2012 – “Leadership in Manufacturing: Quid pro quotas for women on boards?” – The Manufacturer
The Institution’s Deputy President Isobel Pollock is interviewed about gender imbalance in the UK manufacturing sector.
· 09/03/2012 – “Why West Cumbrian engineer Claire is a Guiding Light for women” – Times & Star
Article on YMB Chairman Claire Jones Girlguiding being named one of the UK’s 24 Guiding Lights.