Media playback is unsupported on your device

Reshoring: Bringing jobs back to UK from abroad

31 March 2014 Last updated at 13:58 BST

Companies relocating from the UK for cheap labour and materials at the expense of British jobs were said to be off-shoring.

But some firms are heading back home and bringing employment with them, a process known as 'reshoring'.

Alex Forsyth reports in a Daily Politics film.

More from the Daily and Sunday Politics: Watch full programmes from the last seven days via BBC iPlayer; 'like' us on Facebook page or 'follow' us on Twitter

Copyright © 2015 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.