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FEATURE: Blackpool Rock

Casdon MD, Paul Cassidy, talks of remaining adaptable in a changing business climate.
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"In the 50s and 60s, if you had the ability to manufacture and tool you were kings. The same was true in the 70s and 80s, but inflation had started to impact prices in the UK.

"Manufacturers survived by being prepared to ride the business cycles and constrict the size of the workforce. This is what Casdon had to do on several occasions," Paul Cassidy, chairman and MD, recalls.

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