The Industrial Revolution was the greatest ever change to UK society, transforming the lives of millions of people. Yet, at the time, many people suffered from appalling work under dreadful conditions.
Now the UK is faced with Brexit and …
We get all sorts of predictions but these are almost always based on prejudice, not on facts.
To b e fair, no-one knows what will really happen.
My own view is that the UK is resilient and innovative enough to cope in the longer-term but I accept there may be short-term problems.
It might, however, be just what we need. A shot in the arm … or a kick up the pants. A stimulus to greater innovation, creativity and entrepreneurship.
What will be, will be. If we approach it as a challenge, we might succeed. If we accept it as a threat, we could be in trouble. We have to make the best of it!