The Productivity Agenda – a blueprint for boosting the UK’s productivity
On 29th November, as part of National Productivity Week, The Productivity Institute will be launching “The Productivity Agenda”, a blueprint for boosting the UK’s productivity.
With 10 chapters written by experts on productivity, The Productivity Agenda will highlight key areas of policy for leaders to focus on so the public, private and civic sectors can be better equipped to translate productivity gains into improved living standards and well-being across the UK.
Topics that the chapters will focus on include:
- People, firms and places
- UK investment and productivity
- Firm level productivity
- Productivity, Innovation and R&D
- Digitalisation and productivity
- Skills for productivity
- The green transition and productivity
- Public sector productivity
- Spatial productivity
- Growth and productivity
Edited by Diane Coyle the publication’s authors include Bart van Ark, Mary O’Mahony, Jagjit Chadha, Tony Venables, Stephen Roper, Philip McCann, Jonatan Pinkse, Damien Grimshaw, Richard A.L. Jones, Andy Westwood, Michael Kenny, Anna Valero, Raquel Ortega-Argilés.
Launch event, 29th November 10.30am to 1pm, One Great George Street, Westminster
The launch event will bring together experts from academia, policy, business, media and civic society and is part of National Productivity Week – our week-long campaign from 27 November to 1 December which will raise awareness of the importance of productivity and its impact on the UK economy, society and the environment.
You’ll hear from speakers including:
- Diane Coyle (Bennett Professor of Public Policy, the University of Cambridge)
- Kate Bell (Assistant General Secretary, TUC)
- John Kingman (Chair, Barclays Bank UK and Legal & General and former Second Permanent Secretary at HM Treasury)
- Will Hutton (President of the Academy of Social Sciences and columnist for The Observer)
Refreshments will be available from 10.30am with the panel event starting at 11am. Lunch will be available after the event where you will be able to meet with and discuss the publication with the authors.
Registration for this event has now closed.
One Great George Street, Westminster, London, SW1P 3AA
One Great George Street is close to a number of underground and overground stations and is just a stone’s throw away from the Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace and St James’s Park.