Industrial Policy

Brassed Off: Class War Drama Is A Class Act On The Yorkshire Stage

Rob Atkinson | Posted 08.09.2017 | UK Entertainment
Rob Atkinson

As a fine piece of theatre, Brassed Off is strongly recommended and deservedly attracted the attention of the local BBC Look North programme, which prominently featured the production in the middle of its run. But as a raw and gritty slice-of-life take on some of the most troubled times anyone can remember since the last war, it's genuinely important - and a very timely reminder of the industrial heritage we all still share.

Industrial Strategy - Keep It Simple

Peter Luff | Posted 25.09.2013 | UK Politics
Peter Luff

We need a strategic approach to industry - but have we gone overboard? Where we used to have nothing, now we have a huge range of government and TSB initiatives with which the private sector must engage.

Why The Industry Which Brings in 20% OF GDP Could Lose Half Its Workforce Overseas

Charlie Thomas | Posted 09.10.2012 | UK

The UK is in danger of losing its engineering pedigree because of successive governments' failure to invest in attracting the next generation. Engi...

Green Skills: Time for Some Joined-Up Thinking

Michael Townsend | Posted 12.08.2012 | UK
Michael Townsend

In the fifth and final part of our 'Sustainable Business: As If people Matter' series, Michael Townsend looks at the skills challenge - and how we might close the gap as we move towards a sustainable and low-carbon economy.

The Growth Factory Report, 21st Century Industrial Strategy

Damian Collins | Posted 24.07.2012 | UK Politics
Damian Collins

The best economies are the ones that produce the best ideas and for the UK to remain a successful and creative economy it has to be a centre for ideas, risk taking and innovation. The role for government should be to create the conditions which make the best and most creative people want to stay in or come to the UK.