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    • Corah: Dealing with change in manufacturing

    • Bird, Terese; Hyde, Colin;
    • Interview with Barbara and Tony Taylor who describe change sin management and practice at Corah, to meet the chaning needs of industry. Arrival of managers from Marks and Spencers, the changes they implemented and their authoritarian approach. ...
    • Factories; Employee-employer relations; Employees; Employment; Gender Roles; Women; Men; Work ethic
    • Interview with Leslie Clifford Holohan: write up

    • Hyde, Colin;
    • Mr Holohan talks about his early years at work at Corah, employee hierarchy and promotional structure, apprentice pay, training, unions, pay structure and mechanism, unions in the area, employee relations, training, union membership, World War II,...
    • Work ethic; Working Environment; Employee rights; Employee-employer relations; Employees; Employment; Trade Unions; Salary; Training; Negotiating;
    • Corah: Overseas workers and visitors-company travel

    • Bird, Terese; Hyde, Colin;
    • mp3 interview with Tony and Barbara Taylor about overseas workers beginning to work at Corah; some discussion of entertaining visitors from overseas, as well as Tony's overseas travel on behalf of Corah. 5mins 52 secs.
    • Immigrants; Employees; Gender roles; Employee relations; Social life; Social values; Travel; Expense accounts; Social unrest;
    • Corah: Profit - not without honour

    • Judd, Walter; Mike Conrad Design Associates Limited
    • 54 page printed booklet. Leicestershire Museums Publication No. 108
    • N. Corah & Sons Ltd;
    • Corah: Socialising at work

    • Bird, Terese; Hyde, Colin;
    • mp3 interview with Tony and Barbara Taylor about the question of whether socialising went on during work hours at Corah, and how this could be useful for professional purposes as well. 1min 30secs.
    • Social & civic facilities; Social aspects; Social life; Sports; Employees;
    • Corah: Savings & pensions

    • Bird, Terese; Hyde, Colin;
    • mp3 interview with Tony and Barbara Taylor regarding schemes for Corah employees, in the area of savings and pensions. 2mins 13secs.
    • Saving & investment; Pensions; Money; Employee fringe benefits; Sick persons;
    • Corah Photo Scrapbook

    • Bird, Terese;
    • Scrapbook of photos from N. Corah and Sons Ltd Factory
    • Factories; Industry; Knitwear;
    • Corah - Women fire fighters

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    • Two photos of women fire fighters at the Corah Factory
    • Gender roles; Fire fighters; Fire fighting; Fire helmets;
    • Encore News, Autumn 1966

    • N. Corah & Sons Ltd
    • N. Corah & Sons Employee magazine
    • N. Corah & Sons Ltd; Hosiery industry; Employment
    • Encore News, Royal Visit Souvenir, 1958

    • N. Corah & Sons Ltd
    • Employee magazine, special edition covering visit to company by Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip
    • Hosiery industry; Employment; Royal visits
    • Encore News, Spring 1949

    • N. Corah & Sons Ltd
    • N. Corah and Sons employee magazine
    • N. Corah & Sons Ltd; Hosiery industry; Employment
    • Corah - Hockey Team

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    • 6 photographs of Corah's womens hockey team
    • Social aspects; Social life; Sport; Sportswomen
    • Corah: End of Corah and others - Barbara and Tom Taylor

    • Hyde, Colin; Bird, Terese
    • Talks about life at the Corah factory. Impact of Japanese machinery, high standard of engineering. Move from double to single jersey. Selling of technology to Far East. Workers having to adapt to new machinery. The end of Corah and the factory...
    • Machinery; Engineering; Computers; Imports & Exports;

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