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ANY UNION fighting for a pay rise by picketing the country's economic nerve centres will have the full support of the miners. That pledge, given by NUM president, Joe Gormley in an exclusive interview, could be the most significant move in the development of Britain's newlyacquired strike tactics.
Why couldn't Britain's new labour laws be used to prevent the miners from bringing the country to its knees Because, as Ian Mandle reports, the union in no way contravened them. Ordering a 60day coolingoff period would only have produced the first IR Act martyrs.
THE PRIME MINISTER is winning his battle against inflationary wage increases. This is confirmed by a confidential survey among 600 firms carried out by the Confederation of British Industry, which shows that pay rises in the private sector have followed the downward trend of those in State...
Production is largely recoverable, but how badly has confidence in British industry been hit Reports from David Haworth in Brussels, Jack McCarthy in New York and Richard Brooks in London.
With more than a million out of work, Vic Feather, TUC General Secretary, is demanding that the Government stops basing its optimism, as he sees it, on the belief that something will turn up. In a hardhitting interview with John Lawless, he says it should go against its Holy Writ and reestablish...
INTERNATIONAL COMPANIES tend to be larger than national ones, but I think the real distinction between the two is likely to be one of complexity rather than sheer size. In an international company the decisions that have to be made by the board may be individually no weightier, but the factors...
NOW THAT the diplomatic excitement of Europe's enlargement has faded, there is the anticlimactic realization that, industriallyspeaking, things are not going at all well in the Market. European industrialists do not conceal their gloom about the present indicators.
Road hauliers, hit by the industrial recession, see more Continental business as a possible solution for present troubles. But, as Roger Eglin of The Observer reports, on the lorry manufacturing side this means developing costly sales and service networks across the Channel. Pictures by Martin...
SIX WEEKS OF COAL STARVATION exposed the bones of the British economy. The industrial vertebrae collapsed, and the strong right arm holding down wages was crushed. But the body as a whole shows remarkable signs of recovery.
Politics has gotten so expensive it even takes a lot of money to get beat with, said Will Rogers, a full 40 years ago. The remark is at least as true today.
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