Accountants are to blame ...
CBI dont care
Employers dont care
They just want to off-shore - its a fad ...has no real-world relevance
Poor sods left supporting the "entry-level" know-nothings will (as someone said) burn out ...
Your company doesnt care the have an off-shore centre of (non-)excellence
Q Is it better to have UK expert cost £X or 10 Off-shore "trainees" cost £X/20
A the latter if they can do the job ....but (from experience) they seldom can
==> False (no) economy