The banking fraternity’s casino culture destroyed any true balance of reward for effort. It created a get rich culture that imploded.
In this humorous yet serious clip Stephen Bayley argues that we must return to a society that understands and values engineering and manufacturing.
Engineering is grounded in a respect for human skills. Engineering underpins every aspect of our day to day lives, yet as a nation we seem to take it for granted.
Engineering creates the products we can export to pay for our enormous national debt. The nation owes a staggering £40,840 for every employed person in the UK.
Innovative engineering offers the opportunity of new ideas that will benefit society as a whole. If we do not invest in our future we are passing on an enormous financial liability to the next generation.