Make UK, champions and celebrates British manufacturing and manufacturers

Greenwell Gleeson has recently forged a very good relationship with Charlotte Horobin, Charlotte Horobin on LinkedIn Regional Director for the Midlands & East of England. Following her passionate support of our manufacturing base during an interview on the BBC we happily agreed to share some of the fantastic content Make UK are putting out to support manufacturing enterprises on our website.

Below is a brief overview on some of the areas that Make are offering support and guidance on. Further information can be found by visiting their website.

Online Resources

Firstly they are have a wealth of knowledge and advice on Coronavirus:

Back to Business Guidance

They have launched a ‘Back to Business’ pack which includes:

– Return from Furlough template letter – designed to help organisations appropriately communicate to an employee when they are to return to work following Furlough
– HR & Employment law checklist – outlining key areas of compliance and workforce planning
– Health and Safety checklist – covering the considerations and risk assessments to carry out following shutdown
– Production and Operations checklist – outlining key processes, procedures and business continuity across your entire operations
– Pre-recorded webinar by our experts giving advice and tips to help you get you back up and running, as quickly as possible
This is freely available to Make UK member or £75+VAT to non-members.

Employment Law Support

Make UK are one of the largest employment law firms in the country and are offering one month’s access to their advice line and online resources for £250+VAT payable by credit cardand includes:

– Furlough processes and documentation
– Employee isolation and returning to work
– Supporting vulnerable workers
– Lay off, redundancy and short time working

How Make UK Supports Manufacturers

Make UK welcomes conversations with all manufacturers whether they are a member or not, their role is to support the sector, the key services they are able to offer manufacturers are (*strictly member only):

– We’re mapping the PPE supply chain for Lord Deighton’s office in government, anyone connected to this topic please get in touch
– @MakeUKCampaigns have a fabulous #ManufacturingHeroes campaign celebrating our sectors efforts through Covid-19
– Support to get R&D cash advances
– R&D claims for processes of diversifying to fight COVID-19
– Energy procurement
– We are one of the largest employment law firms in the country*
– We are health, safety and sustainability experts*
– Peer to Peer networking*
– Regular webinars
– Supply chain support, we’re good at finding UK suppliers
– Cyber – Penetration testing, training & remote worker protection (with 6 month payment holiday)