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Skills shortage?

Interesting comment from recruiters that skilled staff are not just becoming harder to find, but are also less inclined to move. http://insightmanagementservices.com/report-on-uk-jobs-october-2013/ As photonics continues to expand, availability of people is increasingly an issue. This includes persuading people  to move to photonics from other industries.  There are many skills that high growth photonics companies need…

PLG contributors now listed

A new ‘who are we?‘ page has been added to www.photonicsuk.org listing regular contributors to the Photonics Leadership Group. If you are interested in becoming a regular contributor to the PLG and represent a developer, or user of Photonics in the UK at senior management level please contact us.

New Lighting report from ESPKTN

ESP KTN have releases an Energy Efficient Lighting report. The guide is intended to be read by the lighting industry, technology companies, the UK government and technology investors in the UK and internationally. http://bit.ly/1dX8xI3 Please note you will need to be a member of _connect to be able to read the report.

SWOTS updated

Several of the SWOTS of key UK photonics sectors have been updated following input from industry experts.  Key changes are underlined in each SWOT postings.  Further comments are very welcome