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We will only get back on track to a better-balanced economy if government demonstrates the same clarity and single-mindedness on growth that it has done on reducing the deficit. We need a clearer plan for the future of the economy and a long-term industrial strategy to deliver it.
Find out why we are campaigning for a UK industrial strategy
Most of us want the same thing for our economy: sustainable growth. But if economic growth is to be truly sustainable, it needs to be based on both better balanced growth and measures that address environmental concerns such as climate change
Find out why we are campaigning for green and growth
UK manufacturers have been investing in innovation to boost productivity and increase competitiveness to achieve growth, but the UK business environment is challenging their efforts. Government needs to help them drive growth in the UK economy.
Find out why we are campaigning for good growth
Manufacturers need to compete globally by being agile and flexible in order to respond quickly and efficiently to evolving market demands. To do this, they need access to a flexible labour market which enables them to attract, develop and retain the appropriate mix of skills at all levels.
Find out why we are campaigning for flexible workplaces
Manufacturing: our future in Europe | The EU Challenge | The Route To Growth | Green and Growth | Good Growth | Flexible Workplaces
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In our submission to government ahead of the Autumn Statement 2013, we outline priorities for tackling business energy costs and creating a stronger, better balanced economy.
In this flagship report we discuss this as well as how the EU can support growth and how the UK can be better at being in Europe. We also make clear recommendations to manufacturers, government and the European Commission to build a stronger economy.
Manufacturers move from recession to recovery using innovation to develop new products and services for fast-growing export markets. But with new opportunities, old challenges become more pertinent.
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