Lucozade’s thirst for knowledge

John Saysell, head of business development and training at MCP Consulting Group, explains how investing in training is helping the Lucozade plant meet the manufacturing challenges of the future. Those of a certain age will remember from hospital visits in the past, the omnipresent Lucozade bottle, covered in orange cellophane, perched on the patient’s bed-side … Read More

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Two Approaches to achieving competence

It is more important than ever that industrial employers understand their legal responsibility to make sure their technicians are competent to carry out their tasks. John Saysell, Director of Training for MCP Consulting Group Ltd. outlines two alternative approaches in an article in the December issue of Maintenance and Engineering magazine. The first stage in … Read More

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MCP becomes NEPIC Member

NEPIC is an award-winning membership organisation working with the chemical-using industries in the North East of England. Privately-owned, they work to support member companies to become successful. As a NEPIC member, NEPIC covers a broad sweep of chemistry focussed industries including petrochemicals, polymers & materials, fine & speciality chemicals, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology and renewables. Building on the … Read More

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New City & Guilds Maintenance Excellence Trilogy

As published in Maintenance & Engineering Magazine 11th March 2019 The new City & Guilds’ ‘Maintenance Excellence’ Trilogy for Maintenance and Asset Managers Seeking accreditation This Maintenance Excellence Trilogy is essential for maintenance and asset management professionals seeking accreditation of their knowledge and abilities. Comprised of three City & Guilds modules, this unique programme incorporates … Read More

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Ten ways to work smarter and increase output

Improving efficiency and optimising performance is a constant concern for the process industries. While technology plays an important part in this, it’s also a matter of the right mindset. John Saysell of MCP, who has worked across UK manufacturing for many years, offers these 10 principles of best practice that help process operators “work smarter and … Read More

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