Our Productivity Leadership Group, made up of leaders from across sectors including technology, manufacturing and professional services, play a vital role in steering our strategic direction. They also provide a direct link to the SME community we are engaging with through their customers, supply chain and wider network. Each member has shared why they are so passionate about improving UK productivity.
Sir Charlie Mayfield
Be the Business
If we are to learn from successes in other countries, the movement needs sustained leadership. We have the advocacy of some of the UK’s most senior business leaders and we are confident we can make a difference..
Government, business and industry leaders must work together to ensure that everyone is given the opportunity to learn digital skills and build careers that help to boost productivity levels..
This is a critical time for the UK economy and I'm excited to play a part in helping businesses benefit from the skills, tools and experiences needed to embrace competitiveness..
Phil Smith CBE
In a fiercely competitive and fast changing world, it is vital that the UK leads where it can. Our productivity is at the heart of that competitiveness..
Dame Fiona Kendrick
At Nestle, we know if the productivity of our supply chain improves, the productivity and competitiveness of our own business improves too..
Working as one movement, in this new winner takes all digital age, we have the opportunity to cement our legacy of global best – being a beacon of prosperity..
Sir Ian Davis
Improving productivity and competitiveness is one of the most important imperatives for the UK, if not the most important. Business and organisational leaders have to take the lead..
Improving the productivity of UK firms is critical to thriving in a rapidly transforming world. Cracking this is important, not just for each business, but also to create good jobs and a prosperous society as a whole..
At Amazon we’re fully committed to helping UK firms grow productivity – particularly digital technology adoption, and we love the work Be the Businesses is doing to help make this a reality..
Productivity is the engine room of UK economic growth and improving it will play a vital part in regionalising the UK economy – something KPMG are committed to..
The digital technologies we develop all have huge potential to bring about increased productivity, as well as economic growth and an expanding job market..
I joined Be the Business to contribute to a critical issue for British business and British prosperity..
Sir Roger Carr
At BAE Systems, we have the benefit of scale, capital and the ability to attract and retain first class people. We want to share our knowledge and skills with other companies..
Digitally-enabled businesses are resilient businesses and we are committed to providing the tools and resources to enable SMEs to drive economic growth, create jobs and strengthen communities..