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 decrease should act as a wake-up call for UK business
Following the publication of new figures showing a decrease in national productivity, Be the Business has stated that with a more competitive business environment post-Brexit, firms must make improving performance a bigger priority.
Infographic: April 2018 key economic and productivity stats and headlines
Our monthly digest of the salient statistics, trends and headlines includes the Office for National Statistics' (ONS) latest productivity stats, automation fears and nationwide thoughts on the use of meetings.
Strongly led firms are the productivity winners
The strength of management practices in foreign-owned firms operating in the UK is demonstrating the impact this can have on overall business productivity, new research shows.
Productivity growth not sufficient, warns business productivity group
New figures have highlighted an increase in national productivity, but Be the Business believes that after a decade of under-performance, UK businesses must do better in the years ahead.
Productivity Leadership Group responds to new ONS productivity statistics
Productivity Leadership Group responds to new ONS productivity statistics.