Our MD Troy Barratt on SME Focus

Our MD Troy Barratt had the opportunity to talk to Christopher Greenough for SME Focus this week! A broad range of topics were discussed including getting back to ‘normal’, the pros and cons of a solid industrial strategy, the benefits of the UK apprenticeship scheme and R&D tax credits, and… Read More

Recruitment & Client Open Day

We’re excited to announce that we’re having an open day here at Contracts Engineering! All the info is on the poster below and if you’d like to join us, just get in touch!… Read More

The Journey To Our First Cobot

Check out our latest article published in the MTDCNC national magazine – it’s called “The Journey To Our First Cobot” In it, Troy talks about the journey to integrating our very first collaborative robot (cobot) into our operations. He goes on to highlight our dedication to “embracing the automation” and… Read More

Robots don’t replace jobs, they fill vacancies.

Our MD Troy Barratt was fortunate enough to be invited to speak at this years Make UK Manufacturing Connect event. There were many insightful speeches from industry leaders such as Mike Wilson, Nigel Platt and Jenny Smith, Troy focused on how automation could be the answer to tackling the manufacturing… Read More

Thrilled to announce a remarkable achievement for our team!

Our Group Operations Manager, Ian Payne, revamped our apprenticeship program and it’s won an award! We’re incredibly proud of this accomplishment, a testament to Ian’s strategic reorganisation and his dedication to nurturing talent. And here’s to the future! We’re excited to continue leveraging this success, with plans to welcome 2-3… Read More

CEL Welcomes Two Apprentices

Our factory is proud to welcome two new apprentices to our team. The addition of these individuals is a testament to our commitment to providing opportunities for the next generation of skilled workers. Our apprentices come from diverse backgrounds, bringing a wealth of experiences, knowledge, and perspectives to our workplace. Read More

TB Keynote Speech Summary

Our MD Troy Barratt gave a passionate keynote address to the +200 attendees about the pressing need for the UK to adopt a comprehensive Green Industrial Strategy. With global climate change becoming an ever-growing concern, it’s crucial that we transition to a low-carbon economy to ensure a sustainable future. We… Read More

Ready, Steady … Weld!

Last we week were proud to have our very own Quality & Automation Manager Sean Johnson judge a welding competition for the local school! The aspiring welders showcased their skills and performed exceptionally well and were presented with 1st, 2nd and 3rd place prizes. Congratulations to all the contestants and… Read More

Industrial Policy we need in the UK

The expression “Where do we go from here?” is usually reserved for poets and country crooners. However, the British government must be asking itself this question when it comes to having an Industrial Strategy. Successive governments have shunned the idea for decades, and instead issued reports that end up in… Read More

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