The global HR director for a UK cleantech once said to me: “It’s really hard to get young engineers up north. They all seem to want to work around London or work for BAE”. Glad to see this person of authority believes the organisation they work for, is lesser than one that facilitates war and death. That lack of pride, ambition and self-belief is far less appealing than the prospect of working up north. I’m not surprised people are put off working with that organisation.