Starrett, is celebrating six decades of UK manufacturing. The company, which was founded in the US,opened its UK factory in Jedburgh, Scotland, in 1958 and has since grown to become one of the global business’ main manufacturing sites.
The Government’s apprenticeship levy has been making headlines for a while now, and not all those headlines are positive. However, this shouldn’t put small businesses off employing an apprentice.
The payment protection insurance (PPI) scheme was established to cover loan repayments in unforeseen circumstances. However, banks made considerable profits through this scheme, which encouraged some to lie to customers, telling them PPI was a compulsory addition to their loan.