Does the UK have an industrial policy? Such a question is likely to become more acute as the UK seeks to forge new priorities to compete in the post-Brexit world. An answer can be teased out of the recent £8bn hostile takeover bid for GKN, UK’s third largest engineering conglomerate specialising in automotive and aerospace components, by Melrose, a UK-based private equity-like investment company.
What ever happened to freedom of the press being one of the most valuable elementss of our democratic heritage? Obviously making money trumps that. Read here
Joshua Khan, 18, explains why he’s joining today’s McStrike and shares his experiences of working at his local branch in Watford Read here