British Manufacturing is Booming but could fail through skills shortage
2 September 2010
According to research by Professor John Bryson from the University of Birmingham’s School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences, British manufacturing is thriving, not declining, but is at risk of collapse due to a severe shortage of skills.
Speaking at the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG)’s annual international conference), Professor Bryson points out that UK manufacturing industry produces more now in equivalent value of products than it did in 1966 – the peak year for manufacturing employment in the UK. He says that… Read More