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Failure to address shortcomings compared to our economic rivals could result in a £130bn annual economic shortfall

What does this really mean for your business?

2019-2030 Productivity projection curve

What is
the impact?

The Cash Impact


of missed annual turnover per small business in the UK


The Staff Impact


and growing – yearly wages lost per person


The Regional Impact


of lost productivity because the UK’s ten “core cities” aren’t achieving their productivity benchmark


There is something you can do

Businesses across the country are coming together in collaborative and innovative ways to tackle the issue head on

Tackling leadership management and technology adoption right across the UK is enough to close the gap with our economic rivals.

Find out how you can get started

Be the Business is the movement to drive up UK productivity and competitiveness through inspiring and helping every firm in the country to improve their own performance and the performance of those they work with

Does your business want to lead the way?

Long-lasting impact will only really be achieved by British industry coming together to share best practice. Find out how your organisation can play a leading role.

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