changing the uk economy.

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  • Changing the UK economy
    • Why UK employment has declined in some sectors and increased in others
      • Many jobs in the secondary  sector have declined because more items (e.g: cars or clothes) are being made abroad
      • Jobs in
    • How the tertiary and quaternary sectors have grown
      • More quaternary jobs (i.e: software developer, inventor, car designer) have been invented due to the increase in technology.
      • There has been an increase in tertiary jobs because there are more services for people
    • How types of employment (e.g full/part-time) have changed in the UK over time
      • Part time workers
        • Popular due to people being able to work school hours
      • Flexible woking
        • Flexible working has been introduced so workers have the opportunity to be flexible with their hours
          • Flexitime: Working the hours you can manage
          • Working from home:  This is popular due to workers needing to be at home (i.e: they have children at school)
          • Job Sharing:  Sharing the job with another worker to suit your hours
      • Homeworking
        • Working from home is popular as some people will need to be around their house for their children
    • How and why industry in the North East has changed
      • How
        • Coal mining, steel and pottery have all declined
        • More high technology industrieshave been added
        • Heavy industrues have disappeared
      • Why
        • Textiles are made cheaper abroad
        • British coal has gone
        • Footloose industries can be placed anywhere
    • How  and why footloose industries have grown along the M4 corridor
      • How
        • Attracted lots of high-tech footloose industries
      • Why
        • Near to the sea so it's easy to import materials
        • Attractive area to live in
        • Close to a historical city with good universities
        • Easy access to an international air port so it's easy to fly executives out
        • Near to other high tech firms
        • Close to the capital city (London).  This can give employees places to visit for recreation
    • How de-industrialisation can affect the environment in a positive and negative way
      • Positive
        • Less pollution is given off
        • Eco-friendly places could be built instead
      • Negative
        • There can be toxic waste left over.  This can harm the environment
        • Can make the area less appealing

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