The productivity performance of the UK economy is currently the subject of a major policy debate because official statistics indicate it is relatively weak. The UK’s productivity performance matters because it is a key driver of long-term economic growth.
However, the debate has focused on the weakness of productivity as an economy-wide problem. Looking at the perspective of businesses about their productivity, and how the performance of different sectors in the economy varies significantly, could help explain why the UK’s productivity has lagged.
Sponsored by Infor, our latest report looks at what UK manufacturers are doing to raise productivity and the productivity performance of the sector.