In May 2018, the Government announced a consultation looking at factors that may increase productivity and growth for small and medium-sized businesses.

The review focuses on improving the productivity of businesses with lower productivity, sometimes described as a ‘long tail’ that lags behind the leading firms and underperforms relative to domestic and international benchmarks.

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Small business and productivity inquiry

Read the CIPD's submission to the House of Commons Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee

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