Be the Business welcomes chancellor’s focus on UK productivity
Chancellor Philip Hammond's of a package of measures to boost the UK productivity, delivered in his speech at the Conservative Party conference in Birmingham, as been welcomed by Be the Business.
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.