EEF and Aldermore are making a last call for entries to the annual Future Manufacturing Awards.

Designed to find the best of British manufacturing, companies can put themselves forward for awards in eight different categories, including strategic growth, operational excellence, exporting, investment in skills and training, reducing environmental impact, health and safety, operational excellence and developing partnerships with education. There are also awards for outstanding apprentices.

And, to help hard-working businesses even more, the deadline for entering has now been extended to 17th August. To enter or to find out more,