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The Turning Point - Part 2

Posted by Steve Burrell on Friday, June 1, 2018, In : The Seeds of Recovery 

In my last blog I had got to the point of outlining the opportunity that the 2007/08 recession provided for our manufacturing industries, but I also chronicled the problems that still existed within our industries borne of past hierarchical divisions and deep mistrust between Management and workforce.

So, what was, and to a large degree still is required is a plan, a blueprint:

  • To tackle the Malaise
  • To shake everyone out of the sleepwalk
  • To recognize the opportunity the Turning point has provided...

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The Turning Point - Part One

Posted by Steve Burrell on Sunday, May 13, 2018, In : The Seeds of Recovery 

For anyone who has managed to come across my blog, you may be wondering where I’m going with it!!

Is it just a rant from an old fool who has been unable to accept that the days of Brunel and Empire are long since past?


Its not that at all.

I’m doing this to try and explain (to myself if nobody else is reading this) why I still do what I do. Why I’m still impassioned about UK manufacturing, and above all else why I firmly believe that if we learn from the lessons of the past we W...

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