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John Methven on Britain’s industrial status

Title
John Methven on Britain’s industrial status
Genre
Interview
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1978
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Duration
00:06:45
Description
John Methven, Director-General of the Confederation of British Industry (CBI), is interviewed, and asks what is going to make British commerce more efficient? He would urge the Government to talk to employees, rather than the trade unions. He says that more shareholders are needed to attract more small businesses.
Contributors
John Methven
Keywords
Trade unions; Industry; Government; Economics; Labour relations; Small business; Investment; Trade (practice)

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