The UK's economy is doing much better than that of its continental partners. Therefore, having this flexible working pattern in place improves the UK's economy.
A seed that he planted 40 years ago ... I think he would be very pleased.
But 25 years later, the exact opposite has happened.
He's a great guy to work with, and that's very important. He's thoughtful, energetic,and he's a great planner. But his second serve is getting far too good.