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Make UK - the voice of UK manufacturing

Making the voice of UK manufacturing count


The UK manufacturing industry is something to be proud of and anyone with an interest in manufacturing will likely be aware of Make UK.

They are the voice of UK manufacturing, the go-to for industry-leading reports, surveys, events, conferences and campaigns. Using their extensive industry knowledge they influence policy-making at local, national and European levels, pushing for the policy changes the industry wants to see.

Make UK’s Advantages programme offers its members key benefits and services such as HR & Legal, Health & Safety, Learning & Development and Cyber Security support, which enable manufacturers to focus on what they do best. Their free members’ webinars and events cover broad topics including Employment Law updates, Cyber Security and Health & Safety.

A Message From Our Partner Make UK

“We are delighted to have the STR Group as our new recruitment partner due to their deep understanding of the manufacturing and engineering sectors. Manufacturers face huge challenges in attracting and retaining talent and the STR Group has some creative solutions that will help members of all sizes meet their skills challenges. They have a genuine empathy and willingness to help, the sector and we look forward to working with them.”

Insignis & Make UK Partnership

Like Make UK, one of Insignis’ core values is to support the Engineering and Manufacturing sector in its march towards perfection through innovation. Together we help businesses to grow, innovate and prosper by having the right talent in place, at the right time.

As a Make UK Advantages Partner, we help our clients and their members to achieve their goals, with leading insights and advice. We provide blogs, articles, webinars and presentations on recruitment-related topics within manufacturing.

Key Benefits of the  Insignis + Make UK Partnership

Being Make UK’s exclusive recruitment partner offers Insignis and STR candidates the opportunity to access roles in Manufacturing, Engineering and Head Office functions that are not available to others.

Make UK’s network provides Insignis and STR with unique access to real-time industry data, client forums and events to innovate and create more tailorable solutions for our clients based on the skills challenges facing STEM companies today and in the future.

The STR Group’s unique structure also gives Make UK members unique access to our other specialist STEM brands in the Engineering, Automation, Marine and Built Environment sectors… plus our Professional Services division.

The STR Group

The STR Group is an international recruitment specialist, with micro-specialist brands aligned to specific technical sectors, as well as Architecture and Professional Services. Since its inception in 2000, they have grown to become a global provider of staffing solutions and offer a range of bespoke staffing programmes to clients around the world in the Automation, Built Environment, Engineering, Life Sciences and Maritime.

The STR Group invests time to understand their industries and recognise that each has its own demands, culture and skills base. They also reflect this by having specialist, knowledgeable consultants embedded in each of their markets, who receive ongoing training to remain ahead in their field.

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