Who needs to belong anyway?

Who needs to belong anyway? By Liz Scott, Head of Design, Engineering and Manufacturing Have you ever felt as though you don’t belong? As though you were in an environment that was not meant for you? As though you had to work harder than anybody else to prove your worth? Sadly, it’s a feeling that … Read more

Why women are key to solving the manufacturing skills shortage

A recent meeting between Make UK and the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee revealed the true extent of the manufacturing sector’s skills crisis. During discussions, Make UK revealed that skills shortages are costing the UK £7 billion in lost economic output as companies struggle to fill vacancies. There are currently around four vacancies for … Read more

Why connections are key to powering greater connectivity

Why connections are key to powering greater connectivity Henry Ford once famously said: “Coming together is a beginning, staying together is progress, and working together is success.” When you look at the challenges facing the UK telecoms supply chain, such a statement seems appropriate. The UK is on the road to a more connected infrastructure … Read more

The double-edged sword facing the telecoms sector

There’s no doubt the telecoms industry has demonstrated its importance to society in the past few years. Throughout the coronavirus pandemic, UK-wide telecoms networks helped us stay connected and kept the country moving through some of the most challenging times. However, despite many businesses in the sector thriving during covid – indeed we recorded our … Read more

Sshhh! Have you seen our coolest product yet?

Nobody likes too much noise. Of 117 local authorities across England in the period between February 2020-21, a total of 131,645 noise complaints were recorded: that’s 67 complaints for every 10,000 people.[1] While the vast majority of complaints were linked to residential issues, the total also includes other sources such as noise in the street, … Read more

CHH’s performance as a West Midlands manufacturer gets a worthy mention!

We were fortunate to be featured on @BBC News Midlands Today last night. Our Managing Director Tim Hughes gave an excellent interview on the challenges we’ve faced over the past few years, and how we’ve managed to turn a corner with great success. Watch the interview here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/m0011x3d/midlands-today-evening-news-22112021  

How CHH CoNeX achieved growth during a pandemic

It’s hard to believe that we’ve been living through a pandemic for almost two years now. As it did for many firms, March 2020 brought fear, confusion, and disruption to CHH CoNeX. Coronavirus and government restrictions changed the way we work, paused projects and at times, switched everyone’s mindset from growth to survival. However, it’s … Read more

Electric Vehicle Infrastructure: Why the continued rollout of smart metering is key to the future of the UK transport system

Few recent UK infrastructure projects have been on quite the scale as the smart meter roll out. Commencing in 2011, this project has grown over the course of a decade and the race is now on to complete the project by mid-2025. However, while the project promises homeowners more control over their energy costs and … Read more