In order to learn more, Aldermore invited a team of experts from EEF to share their thoughts on some of the key issues facing the manufacturing sector for a Twitter question and answer session this week. The Bank was also joined by EEF Senior Economist Felicity Burch to take live questions from Aldermore’s online community. The session covered a number of pivotal topics for the sector, from overcoming skills shortages to chasing international trade opportunities and implementing pioneering environmental standards. Alongside addressing these crucial issues, the Q&A also touched on the Awards; highlighting previous winners and what winning meant for their businesses, offering a few clues on what the judges will be looking for from this year’s entrants. For those who missed the Q&A, Aldermore have compiled a summary of the top comments from the event below: The content published on this website is intended to provide information only. The reader should seek advice from experts on the subject matter and independently verify the accuracy and relevance of any information provided here before relying upon it or using it for any reason. You can view our terms and conditions here.