Innovative Covid-Secure solutions
Among the challenges to business brought about by coronavirus is making people and operations Covid-Secure in line with government guidelines. Unipart implemented safety measures ahead of those guidelines in March, and has continually sought to improve those measures as more information, learning and advice on Covid-19 has become available. For Unipart people, this process of
Unipart joins UN Race to Zero Campaign
Unipart Group has signed up for the United Nations Race To Zero campaign as part of a commitment to be carbon neutral by 2030 and net carbon zero by 2050. Race To Zero is a global UN campaign to rally leadership and support from businesses, cities, regions, and investors for a healthy, resilient, zero-carbon recovery
Nuneaton team seeks to eliminate plastic packaging
When Project Coast was launched in 2018, Unipart Logistics committed to the elimination of single use plastics in our supply chain by 2020. The Virgin Reverse team in Nuneaton is making good progress towards this goal. As a result of their problem solving approach, the Virgin Reverse team in Nuneaton has designed new packaging that
Boeing contract seals record year for high-flying technology specialist
MetLase, which is a joint venture between Rolls-Royce and Unipart, has been announced as the tooling and fixture partner for the world’s largest aerospace manufacturer’s new Sheffield facility in a deal that will initially increase the workforce by 15%.
Unipart Manufacturing Group wins innovation award
Unipart Manufacturing Group, MetLase and the Institute for Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering (AME) beat a host of high profile organisations to secure the ‘Technology Innovation’ title at the Cotswold Life Engineering Manufacturing Innovation (EMI) Awards.
Learn at 10 and do at 11 – that’s the Unipart Way
John Neill is not only a businessman, he is also dean of a university in a way — the Unipart way, that is. Two decades ago Neill decided that staff at Unipart Group needed more development opportunities if the business was to remain competitive, but he was not impressed with the training options available externally.
Racing champion revs up support for charity driving team
British Touring Car Championship star, Tom Ingram, who is sponsored by Unipart Autoparts, visited Unipart head office in Oxford on Tuesday to show support for a team of employees who are taking part in a 2000 mile trip for BEN, the automotive industry charity
Unipart Group scoops coveted wellbeing award at Responsible Business Awards
Unipart Group, one of Europe’s leading private manufacturing, logistics and consultancy companies, was last night named the winner of the Bupa Wellbeing at work award in Business in the Community’s 2016 Responsible Business Awards held at the O2 in London
Unipart Manufacturing Group MD appointed as HRH The Prince of Wales’s Ambassador for Industrial Cadets
Six prominent industry leaders have been appointed by HRH The Prince of Wales as Ambassadors for the Industrial Cadets initiative, a workplace experience accreditation which assists the future skills supply to UK Industry, especially the manufacturing and engineering sectors.
Faster, better. cheaper – Unipart cuts rail repair stock by 95%, and improves performance
The natural reaction to being prepared for the unexpected is to over-stock, just in case. Unipart helped Balfour Beatty reduce stock by 95%, while also improving availability of stock and increasing delivery performance
John Neill, Unipart chairman and CEO explains how The Unipart Way is equally applicable in the public sector
Unipart teaches a business philosophy rooted in the efficient production methods of Japan's car industry. John Neill, its chairman and CEO tells Lawrie Holmes why this is equally applicable in the public sector
Lottery or certainty? Unipart launches new ad
When you win the lottery, you win big. Mostly, of course, you don’t win at all. The lottery is not a business model. Business needs certainty. The certain knowledge that an action will result in a predictable improvement in that most basic fundamental: productivity
Nurturing Engineering Talent Can Re- Energise Manufacturing
Technology is developing so fast it is changing how the automotive manufacturing industry does business. Companies are no longer just looking at developing factories around the world but creating joint ventures on British soil so they can respond quickly and adapt to these changes
AME is runner up in Guardian University Awards
The university developed a partnership with Unipart, a UK-based manufacturer operating in the automotive, oil and gas, aerospace and rail sectors, to address the UK’s manufacturing skills shortage and to accelerate the commercialisation of innovation and R&D
Watch and learn: what the NHS has got to learn from other industries says Health Service Journal
It’s all too easy to assume that working methods that are successful in other industries may not be applicable to healthcare but, just as with people skills, some systems are transferable, says Matthew Shelley in the HSJ
Productivity Pays – Unipart featured in CBI publication
At the strategic level, there are only three enduring sources of competitive advantage for a business: operational excellence, customer engagement and innovation,” says John Neill, founder and CEO of Unipart Group. “And all of those depend on growing and developing people.”
DAILY MAIL INTERVIEW: The ‘Unipart Way’ has saved the taxpayer £440million
If anyone had predicted, back in the 1987, that someone could take a bit of the old British Leyland and transform it into a world-leading company and a beacon of employee ownership, they would probably have been dismissed as mad.
Beyond the Numbers: A Practical Approach for Individuals, Managers and Executives
A new report -- “Employee Engagement Research Report: Beyond the Numbers: A Practical Approach for Individuals, Managers and Executives” -- indicates that there are large gaps in engagement between men and women in a number of countries