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UK SME Productivity – Facing up to the Policy Challenge

UK SME Productivity – Facing up to the Policy Challenge

The productivity of UK SMEs represents a challenge for Government and Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) that have been tasked with developing Local Industrial Strategies that increase productivity levels. Addressing this challenge requires policy makers to take several steps.

This report explores solutions to motivate SMEs to identify and invest in specific activities that will improve the productivity of their business and local economies.

Key points covered:

  • Our experience
  • A granular problem
  • A perception problem
  • Achieving greater engagement and improved productivity