Phil Smith - Mopping-up mass unemployment

Jun 02, 2020, 02:05 PM
In this episode, Ian Mean talks to Phil Smith, Managing Director of Business West, about the impending job losses as a result of coronavirus and how government can intervene.

Ian gets Phil's thoughts on:

  • What the Government can do to help counter the looming mass unemployment problem (0:58).
  • The role of training and apprenticeships (3:12).
  • Not forgetting the big green revolution (5:08).
  • How Boris and his team need to respond (6:39).
  • Should we proceed with mass transit projects such as HS2? (7:47).
  • Turning strategy into execution (9:10).
  • The role of Business West in helping a new era of business start-ups (10:08).

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