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“March of the makers” – rebalancing our economy needs more push from government

“March of the makers” – rebalancing our economy needs more push from government

by Michael Kitson, Assistant Director of the Centre for Business Research If the Chancellor George Osborne is to turn his vision of reinvigorating our manufacturing sector, the so called “march of the makers”, he and his government colleagues need to develop a coherent industrial policy. The public policy debates which focus on austerity, withdrawing from… Read more

“March of the makers” – why UK business need funds to grow and global talent to capture new markets

“March of the makers” – why UK business need funds to grow and global talent to capture new markets

by Michael Kitson, Assistant Director of the Centre for Business Research How can we turn George Osborne’s much used phrase “march of the makers” into reality? We need to rebalance the UK economy: rebalance our industrial sectors; rebalance our regions; and rebalance our balance of payments. But two years on from when he first promised… Read more