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Essential reading for section A & Section B
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Here you will find a collection of resources and links to other websites for the AQA AS BUSS4 exam.

 

By all means scroll through the webpage and read all the articles. However, I recommend using the filter section to minimise your search. This will allow you to find all the Exam Technique tips from Tutor2u or all the articles on a particular topic, e.g. Research Theme, Section B or Leadership.

 

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Re-shoring is £15bn opportunity for UK - economia

Re-shoring is £15bn opportunity for UK - economia | #BUSS4 from Vision West Notts | Scoop.it
Re-shoring is a 'once in a generation' £15bn opportunity for the UK

Via Ian Pryer, Richard Smith
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Summary of Ernst Young report in to the national opportunity they believe exists from reshoring

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Manufacturing abroad helps JCB weather currency turbulence

Building plants worldwide allows firm to grow - and deal with the strong pound.
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Big data retailing offers tailor-made shopping for all

Big data retailing offers tailor-made shopping for all | #BUSS4 from Vision West Notts | Scoop.it
Retailers know more about us that ever before and are using real-time data analytics to tailor their content and marketing to suit our preferences.
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Cadbury culture 'being smashed' by US owners

Cadbury culture 'being smashed' by US owners | #BUSS4 from Vision West Notts | Scoop.it
Documents leaked to the Birmingham Post show the level of disquiet among workers at Bournville factory amid claims of staff being 'railroaded' towards redundancy
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Update on Kraft's takeover of Cadbury.
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Examples of Compare and Contrast for BUSS4 Section B Topics | tutor2u Business

Examples of Compare and Contrast for BUSS4 Section B Topics | tutor2u Business | #BUSS4 from Vision West Notts | Scoop.it
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BUSS4 structure.....include compare & contrast!! 

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Jaguar Land Rover’s Strategy for Growth in China | tutor2u Business

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Over 80% of JLR's sales are to overseas markets and in 2012 China overtook the UK as JLR's biggest market.

 

The Chinese government enforces a 50 per cent foreign ownership limit in the car industry and also requires foreign-invested joint ventures to develop Chinese brands.

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John Lewis to 'repatriate' textile manufacturing in made in Britain push - Telegraph

John Lewis to 'repatriate' textile manufacturing in made in Britain push - Telegraph | #BUSS4 from Vision West Notts | Scoop.it
High street giant John Lewis is looking to bring textile manufacturing back to the UK from foreign factories as part of its biggest ever campaign to sell more “British-made” goods.
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Customers are increasingly demanding greater flexibility and responsiveness. PLUS 'Made in Britain' helps boost brands in China.

 

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High costs drives reshoring trend

High costs drives reshoring trend | #BUSS4 from Vision West Notts | Scoop.it
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Decisions by Businesses to Re-shore Manufacturing to the UK

 

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BBC News | BUSINESS | Dyson to move to Far East

BBC News | BUSINESS | Dyson to move to Far East | #BUSS4 from Vision West Notts | Scoop.it
The vacuum cleaner pioneer is set to shift its manufacturing to Asia, in a move that would cause 800 job losses.
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Opportunities to Outsource/Offshore Production

 There are arguments for and against - what are they?

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Jaguar Land Rover shows how British manufacturing is leaping into the 21st century

Jaguar Land Rover shows how British manufacturing is leaping into the 21st century | #BUSS4 from Vision West Notts | Scoop.it
March of the makers.
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Deputy Prime Minister unveils £100 million Rolls-Royce factory - Press releases - GOV.UK

Deputy Prime Minister unveils £100 million Rolls-Royce factory - Press releases - GOV.UK | #BUSS4 from Vision West Notts | Scoop.it
£100 million Rolls-Royce aerospace factory opened today (5 June 2014) by Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg and Business Secretary Vince Cable.
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Technological Change in Manufacturing in the UK

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Offshoring - The story so far

Offshoring - The story so far | #BUSS4 from Vision West Notts | Scoop.it
ONCE UPON A time the rich world’s manufacturing firms largely produced in the rich world for the rich world, and most services were produced close to where they...
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BBC News | BUSINESS | UK manufacturers lured overseas

BBC News | BUSINESS | UK manufacturers lured overseas | #BUSS4 from Vision West Notts | Scoop.it
Moving factories to the Far East is the only way to survive for many British firms.
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Jaguar Land Rover sales up in China

Jaguar Land Rover sales up in China | #BUSS4 from Vision West Notts | Scoop.it
Luxury carmake hopes booming market in China will ameliorate bad performance in India – where owner Tata is based
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How 3D printing is set to shake up manufacturing supply chains

How 3D printing is set to shake up manufacturing supply chains | #BUSS4 from Vision West Notts | Scoop.it
In the future we’ll print our own smartphone cases while manufacturers print more complex goods like vehicles for same-day collection
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Why deflation can be good - and bad, Six O'Clock News - BBC Radio 4

Why deflation can be good - and bad, Six O'Clock News - BBC Radio 4 | #BUSS4 from Vision West Notts | Scoop.it
Why deflation can be good - and bad
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UK manufacturing growth picks up pace as prices dive

UK manufacturing growth picks up pace as prices dive | #BUSS4 from Vision West Notts | Scoop.it
Growth rate higher than forecast but analysts say manufacturing sector remains stuck in a low gear
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UK car production at seven-year high

UK car production at seven-year high | #BUSS4 from Vision West Notts | Scoop.it
Car plants in the UK produced more than 1.5 million vehicles last year, the most since 2007, according to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders.
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Forget China: technology manufacturing is coming home - Telegraph

Forget China: technology manufacturing is coming home - Telegraph | #BUSS4 from Vision West Notts | Scoop.it
Google's Motorola, Apple and Lenovo are manufacturing more and more in the US. It's easy for us to see why firms are shifting work back from the Far East, says Patrick Mathews, managing director of accessories firm Breffo.
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IP Theft is too damaging to risk offshoring production. Technology firms are returning to the US and the Uk.

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Research of UK Manufacturers

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Good key stats regarding re-shoring, off-shoring and confidence of UK Manufacturers.

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Making corporate taxes more competitive - Policy - GOV.UK

Making corporate taxes more competitive - Policy - GOV.UK | #BUSS4 from Vision West Notts | Scoop.it
How the government is creating the most competitive tax regime in the G20 to encourage business investment and support growth.
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Government Policy and UK Manufacturing

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Made in Britain. Saved in India. Craved in China: How the Jaguar Land Rover group was saved...by Indian cash and Chinese drivers

Made in Britain. Saved in India. Craved in China: How the Jaguar Land Rover group was saved...by Indian cash and Chinese drivers | #BUSS4 from Vision West Notts | Scoop.it
In 2010-11, JLR made as much profit – £1.1 billion – as it cost Tata to buy just three years earlier, and around £400 million more in the year just ended.
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Nissan produces world's first self-cleaning car

Nissan produces world's first self-cleaning car | #BUSS4 from Vision West Notts | Scoop.it
Nissan has unveiled its nano-paint technology that stops a car getting dirty. The first car to trial the paint, which costs £450 ($750), will be the Nissan Note.
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A third industrial revolution

The Economist offers authoritative insight and opinion on international news, politics, business, finance, science, technology and the connections between them.
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Technological Change in UK Manufacturing

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