IoD survey shows evidence of manufacturing recovery

There is some evidence of a manufacturing sector recovery despite the strong pound. The news came in the latest quarterly survey from the Institute of Directors, apparently contradicting a similar survey by the Confederation of British Industry. The survey of 500 IoD members shows that orders for manufactured goods have hit a two-year high. The […]

There is some evidence of a manufacturing sector recovery despite the strong pound. The news came in the latest quarterly survey from the Institute of Directors, apparently contradicting a similar survey by the Confederation of British Industry. The survey of 500 IoD members shows that orders for manufactured goods have hit a two-year high. The only negative point in the survey is that production costs are shown to be rising.