The Cox Review

In September 2005, Gordon Brown, Chancellor of the Exchequer, commissioned Sir George Cox, the chairman of the Design Council, to review the use of creativity in industry. The main aim of the report was to "look at how best to enhance UK business productivity by drawing on our world-leading creative capabilities". Sir George recently published his eagerly-awaited findings, so what do they mean for British designers?

According to the Cox Review, the UK's industry is under threat from emerging economies in the Far East and the vast potential of China, Brazil, Russia and India. But these countries have more than just cheap, low-skilled labour to offer.

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