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Lloyds Share Chat (LLOY)



Share Price: 55.98Bid: 55.50Ask: 57.98Change: 0.00 (0.00%)No Movement on Lloyds Grp.
Spread: 2.48Spread as %: 4.47%Open: 57.00High: 0.00Low: 0.00Yesterday’s Close: 55.98


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mick-b
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RE: RE mick-b
Today 01:27
Thanks stagecoach,
That's why I mentioned the German industrial model that concentrates on high precession engineering, where low cost labour becomes less of a cost issue. Rolls Royce engines/turbines is IMO an excellent example. Best in class & solely UK labour based.
As far as I'm aware Germany does not suffer the out sourcing issues you mentioned.....certainly not to the same degree.
But that does require a large highly skilled workforce aided by a comprehensive part government funded apprenticeship
system of the highest order. Germany has such a system. Merkel to her credit understands that with an their ageing workforce and low birth rate, 500000 foreign workers need to be trained each year to enable the German industrial machine to continue unabated. Her naive methods of seeking these workers were however somewhat reckless....probably driven by her religious background.
But the salient point is that all UK Governments have never addressed quality apprenticeships seriously, choosing to concentrate on increasing university places only. Creating a skills shortage what can only be addressed by imported skilled labour or multi-nationals moving some of their operations abroad. BOTH highly unpopular.
That's the real issue IMO.
Cheers
 
NuckyThompson
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RE: Brexit
Sun 23:26
can't even spell my own name right! this getting old is no good! even at 43 (last week ( ) boy does time fly. someone mentioned the share price will £7 in 20 years. just round the corner then!
look after yourselves folks? and each other
NuckyThompson
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RE: Brexit
Sun 23:13
don't worry. theres only two Nucky Thomsons
stagecoach
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RE mick-b
Sun 23:04
Sorry mick-b should have had your name on my last post. Good Post I Agree with you in principal on Capital Spending but it does not address the issue of manufacturing being transfered to low cost countries by the Multi -National Companies. I dont think any politician has an answer to that question.
stagecoach
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RE SPOT
Sun 22:26
Spot we do indeed have the brand but sadly the Multinational Conglomerates who own these companies do not see it that way. The UK are world leaders in Innovative Technical Development and Research of a vast range of products Pharmaceuticals, Engineering and motor vehicle design just to name a few.

But when it comes to the actual manufacturing and production of these goods it is far cheaper to produce them in the low cost labour countries of Asia, Africa and south America where Labour costs are only a fraction of ours. Iconic British names Jaguar/Land Rover JCB and Rolls Royce all now have overseas manufacturing plants mainly in India and China. You will have probably read in the press this week that MG Cars are moving their production from Longbridge to China , British Aerospace are also planning to move their production to China in the very near future. It is for these reasons i cannot see any large scale rivival of British manufacturing in the UK for the forseable future.
Dierich
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Margate
Sun 22:11
Another dump, might have artistic light.
mick-b
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RE: mick-b
Sun 22:03
Spot,
Hopefully not to the level McDonnell proposed today on the Marr programme...£500 billion...that's just crazy.
As a southerner I too hope for far more capital spending on Northern infrastructures. The NE in particular is dire.
Parts are little more than bleak industrial wastelands....have seen many docs on this despairing topic.
The North has been almost ignored, for far too long, while vast sums have been spent in London & the South on projects like the 30 mile long cross rail 1 underground tunnel. Now cross rail 2 is being proposed.
Hopefully this imbalance on capital spending will be addressed in the coming Autumn statement.
But it's high tech electronic industries and high precision engineering manufacturing that's needed now. Where we can compete against the best.....basically the highly successful German industrial model.
Harold Wilson's famous "white heat of technology" 50 year old speech showed the way forward....
IMO that is still the case today as we do need a far more balanced economy.
80% of our GDP is generated in our Services Industries....that's just crazy and as you said...far to risky in todays world.
Cheers and GL soon.
Mick
calisto
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RE: mick-b
Sun 21:46
That's all good and will it all be s%#wed up again by the trade unions like last time around ?
SPOT
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mick-b
Sun 21:07
Well said.
With three teenage kids, I can only wish for a bright future, both European and British, but, I feel that due to the ( greedy financial system that we all have excepted as the norm ) it's all going to implode shortly.
My only hope is that May, will borrow to the hilt and invest in the north.....let's make Britain an industrial nation again....we have the brand, now let's sell it to the world.
JHenderson
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Banks Adverts on TV
Sun 21:05
Just watched a Prog, first break there was a Natwest Ad, 2nd Break was a Lloyds Ad. Battle of the Banks.

Makes a difference from Ads about Womens "fudders." Or are those only on at 5pm when eating your scran




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