Sunday, 29 May 2011


A fruitful week of M&I related news. Some great interviews:

"The likes of Burberry have gone off to China, us lot, the small guys are keeping the factories going," says Oliver Spencer in this video interview

"We don't have a manufacturing base any more." Kenneth Grange in the Financial Times

Some good news:

And some bad:

And a whole bunch of fighting talk:

A case for making in the UK from the founder of Bulldog skincare, Simon Duffy

Manufacturing the 'only real answer' to rebalancing the UK economy says Alan Rudge at Cranfield's second National Manufacturing Debate

Manufacturing 'not finished' says Roger Bootle, a leading economist