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Wednesday, 21 December 2011

BBC Radio 4 - The World Tonight

'The World Tonight', a BBC Radio 4 programme, yesterday, touched on the UK economy, discussing the following:

  • Slowing growth and rising unemployment
  • The importance of moving the economy from services to manufacturing
  • Case Study: Starbucks: increasing training opportunities, education in management, job creation and career pathing 
  • Vicious circle: 
    • Manufacturing declines à Training and development of people to go into this sector declines à Manufacturing declines further
  • Euro sovereign debt crisis
  • The look into the future in 2012
Listen from 0:11:40 to 0:28:00 for the programme on 20/12/11 on this link: BBC R4 The World Tonight

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