Articles from Stephen Kellie

The UK’s engineering talent shortage #TEWeek19

Why a career in engineering could be for you The UK’s engineering and manufacturing sector has a proud history that spans industrialisation and ship-building – but has encountered bouts of difficulty in modern times thanks to overseas competition, the closure of coal mines and outsourcing. According to the Office of National Statistics, the proportion of jobs accounted for by the manufacturing and mining and quarrying sectors in the UK fell from 26.4% to just 7.8%. The Royal Academy of Engineering estimates that the UK needs to find more than one million new engineers by 2020 to meet demand. According to Engineering UK, there’s a shortfall of 69,000 engineers and technicians entering engineering or STEM-related subjects.

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