This report from Lloyds Banking Group looks at how businesses across the UK view the productivity problem and examines how they might be able to deal with it and, ultimately, improve their productivity.
Productivity is one of the defining issues of our time. Its growth is one of the crucial ingredients for an improvement in living standards in any economy – for employment, wages and competitiveness - and yet in recent years, in the UK at least, this growth has proved elusive.
Since the Great Recession productivity has stalled - a matter of huge concern to policy makers
and businesses, with ramifications for the whole population.