Britain pitched a new strategy for industry on Monday that sees greater state intervention to tackle weak productivity and to help the world's sixth largest economy cope with the upheaval of leaving the European Union. Prime Minister Theresa May first flagged the plan in January, seven months after Britain voted to leave the European Union, adopting a hands-on approach to business that had largely been abandoned by her predecessors from the time of Margaret Thatcher in the 1980s. The government said it had secured major investments from global healthcare company MSD, known as ...
UK pitches new industry plan as Brexit looms, wins Merck, Qiagen's support
The government said it had secured major investments from global healthcare companies ahead of the publication of the strategy