COMMENT: What now for London's traditional 'black cab' maker?
By Graeme Roberts | 22 October 2012
"Britain 'is creating jobs faster than US' and may soon exit longest double-dip recession since the Second World War," reads a headline in today's Daily Mail - good news for Britain plc but less so for the 300-odd workers likely to lose their jobs if Manganese Bronze, maker of the iconic London 'black cab' taxi, goes bust after announcing it was putting itself into 'administration', aka voluntary bankruptcy, today.
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