#Industrial strategy

UK Government Commits £4.5 Billion to Support Strategic Manufacturing and Clean Energy

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The UK government has announced a major £4.5 billion investment package to support strategic manufacturing sectors and accelerate the transition to clean energy. The multi-billion pound investment fund will provide targeted funding for industries vital to Britain's economic growth, innovation leadership, and net zero goals. Over £2 billion has been earmarked for...

How entrepreneurship offers a route out of industrial decline

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The recent collapse of British Steel highlights the vulnerability of towns like Scunthorpe in England’s north-east to industrial decline. With 4,500 jobs on the line, its dependence on a single industrial giant – and the inherent vulnerability when this collapses – is obvious. Yet this phenomenon is not...