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UK Innovation Strike

There has been a £24bn slump in what UK companies have invested in innovation since 2008. As well as the state of the economy, I suggest that this is due to short-termism; too few staff, especially at the lower levels; poor management; poor recruitment practices; insufficient collaboration between firms, and lack of leadership. Continue reading

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UK Manufacturing – don’t bank on a low pound sterling

UK Manufacturing can’t hope that the Pound will remain low for ever. Quality, innovation, design and customer focus are vital if manufacuring and services are to survive a high exchanage rate when it comes. Some firms in The Potteries have learnt this. Continue reading

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