SG Consulting was recently commissioned by Plymouth University to assess the supply and demand of engineering graduates within the manufacturing
sector in Plymouth – Aside from the University, several of the recommendations will benefit members of the PMG and future students.
SG Consulting Commissioned to look at employee engagement practices across the PMG
Employee engagement is consistently raised by PMG MD’s as their #1 ‘hot-topic’. This short study will initially review
contemporary thinking on the subject but will concentrate on researching and documenting individual members’ attempts to further employee engagement within their respective organisations. Whilst
anticipating that the larger firms – particularly the Foreign Direct Investors – will be most active in this regard, the aim will be to produce a report that is of benefit to all members including
small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).
SG Consulting Commissioned to analyse PMG Network members’ product and services –The PMG have asked Steve Gerry Consulting to
undertake a high level analysis of PMG network members’ products and services; the markets they serve and the geographic markets they supply. The PMG currently consists of 21 larger members (each
employing 100 people plus) and 30+ ‘network’ members (each employing between 10 and 99 people). The report and directory is intended to raise awareness and stimulate
the development of local sourcing opportunities within the group.
SG Consulting Commissioned to investigate a range of location options for a local
SG Consulting is currently assessing the comparative advantages and disadvantages
of locating a new multi-million pound business in either: South Wales; the
North East of England; Cornwall; Plymouth or in Poland.
Plymouth Manufacturing Sector Growth Plan - Reviewed & updated
Skills & Recruitment Issues
SG Consulting has just completed a major review of the Plymouth Manufacturing Sector Growth Plan - 'Skills and recruitment issues'. This report was originally jointly commissioned by
the PMG and Plymouth Employment & Skills Board. For more details click here
SG Consulting study for PMG influences City Council
Following evidence and opinions expressed by members of the PMG in a
recent survey conducted by Steve Gerry Consulting, Plymouth City Council have agreed to provide 2,787 square metres of industrial workspace at Langage at an estimated cost of £2.5m.
PMG e-newsletter proves to be
The PMG e-newsletter is proving to be quite a hit with its readership. Compiled and
published monthly by Steve Gerry, a number of people have posted favourable
comments about it. Click here to see what they have to say and email me
if you want to receive a copy.