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25 minutes
First broadcast:
Sunday 21 August 2011

This week Douglas Fraser talks in depth to leading Scottish businessman, Jim McColl, who left school at 16 to take up an engineering apprenticeship with Weir Pumps at Cathcart in Glasgow. Today he owns Weir Pumps along with a global portfolio of more than 90 other companies in 31 countries around the world, with an annual turnover of £1.6 billion and employing 6,000 people.


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