What we can learn from German productivity strategies
German productivity outstrips that of its economic rivals partly due to its emphasis on vocational training, a fact-finding visit to the European country learned by meeting family-owned "Mittelstand" companies.
Less than one per cent annual productivity growth is far less than Britain needs
Be the Business has responded to the latest ONS figures showing productivity growth annually of 0.9 per cent in Q1 2018, compared to the same period in 2017. Quarterly productivity fell by 0.4 per cent in Q1 2018 when compared to Q4 2017.
Productivity review: Be the Business response to government call for evidence
Be the Business has responded to a government call for evidence on how to enable less productive businesses to learn from, and catch up with, the best. The consultation was launched by the chancellor at the Spring Statement in March 2018 and closed in July 2018.