“No. In Singapore 40 per cent of all graduates are engineers. They encourage it. They don’t encourage it here.” So not because it’s cheaper? “In Singapore the average wage is double that in England and the land four times the price.” It is fair to say that neither of these things are true of Malaysia.
He has not yet, he says, made a call on where the Dyson car will be made. “But I’ll have to soon.”
Dyson does not believe that businesses should pay tax on profits. He believes it should be far easier to fire people.