Britain’s businesses aren’t as productive as other companies in Europe and around the world. For every hour spent at work, we make 20% less than a company in Germany.
To address this, leaders of some of Britain’s best known businesses have joined forces to make our businesses more effective & competitive.
Be The Business aims to inform, educate and collaborate with the businesses of Britain to restore us to the forefront of business performance worldwide.
Latest News & Press Releases
11 July 2017
Top Business leaders call on the UK to tackle productivity gap at the launch of ‘Be the Business’.
A group of business leaders today issued a rallying call for British businesses to engage with solving the UK’s poor productivity at the launch of ‘Be the Business’, a movement which will inspire businesses to be the best they can be, providing practical tools to assist them and be a catalyst for change.
28 June 2017
Newly-created Productivity Leadership Group announces the appointment of Tony Danker as Chief Executive.
Tony Danker has been appointed as the first Chief Executive of the Productivity Leadership Group, a new business-led organisation created to boost management skills and close the UK’s productivity gap.
Membership of the Productivity Leadership Group
Chief Executive, Channel 4
Senior Fellow, McKinsey Center for Government
Chairman, KPMG Global Financial Services
Sir Roger Carr
Chairman, BAE Systems
President, Global Manufacturing & Supply, GlaxoSmithKline
Chairman, Rolls Royce
UK Country Manager, Amazon
Director General of the CBI
Partner, McKinsey & Company
Lady Barbara Judge
Chair of the IoD
Dame Fiona Kendrick
Chairman and CEO, Nestlé UK and Ireland
Sir Charlie Mayfield
Chairman, John Lewis Partnership
Sir Richard Lambert
Chairman, British Museum
Prof Juergen Maier
Chief Executive, Siemens UK
Sir Mike Rake
Chairman, Cisco UK & Ireland
Group Managing Director, Programmes & Support, BAE Systems