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star this property date less than 2018-12-11more like thismore than 2018-12-11
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what were the annual growth rates of labour productivity in each year since 2000; and what rates they forecast for each year to 2022. more like this
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Baroness Neville-Rolfe more like this
star this property uin HL12191 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2018-12-19more like thismore than 2018-12-19
star this property answer text <p><strong>Growth in labour productivity, 2000 – 2022</strong></p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Year </strong> <strong>(</strong><sup>f</sup><strong> – forecast)</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Output per hour worked, % change on previous year, seasonally adjusted</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2000</p></td><td><p>3.2</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2001</p></td><td><p>1.5</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2002</p></td><td><p>2.4</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2003</p></td><td><p>2.9</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2004</p></td><td><p>1.2</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2005</p></td><td><p>2.0</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2006</p></td><td><p>1.8</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2007</p></td><td><p>1.5</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2008</p></td><td><p>-0.6</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2009</p></td><td><p>-1.5</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010</p></td><td><p>1.3</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011</p></td><td><p>1.1</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012</p></td><td><p>-0.7</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013</p></td><td><p>-0.4</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014</p></td><td><p>0.6</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015</p></td><td><p>1.0</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016</p></td><td><p>0.5</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017</p></td><td><p>0.8</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2018<sup>f</sup></p></td><td><p>0.8</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2019<sup>f</sup></p></td><td><p>0.8</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2020<sup>f</sup></p></td><td><p>0.9</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2021<sup>f</sup></p></td><td><p>1.0</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2022<sup>f</sup></p></td><td><p>1.1</p></td></tr></tbody></table><ul><li>The table presents past and projected annual growth rates of UK labour productivity defined as output per hour worked.</li><li>The growth rates for the period 2000 to 2017 were obtained from the ONS (Labour productivity time series (PRDY), UK<em> Whole Economy: Output per hour worked % change per annum SA</em>, released 5th October 2018, <a href="https://www.ons.gov.uk/employmentandlabourmarket/peopleinwork/labourproductivity/timeseries/lzvd/prdy" target="_blank">link</a>)</li><li>The projected future growth rates (2018 – 2022) were published by the Office for Budget Responsibility in the <em>Economic and Fiscal Outlook – October 2018</em> (page 87, Table 3.10 Detailed summary forecast, <a href="https://obr.uk/efo/economic-fiscal-outlook-october-2018/" target="_blank">link</a>)</li></ul>
star this property answering member printed Lord Henley more like this
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less than 2018-12-19T12:53:16.093Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-19T12:53:16.093Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Henley more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Neville-Rolfe more like this
1023636
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star this property date less than 2018-12-11more like thismore than 2018-12-11
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
star this property hansard heading Productivity remove filter
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of analysis by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development that the productivity gap between the UK and other developed countries is less than previously thought. more like this
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Baroness Neville-Rolfe more like this
star this property uin HL12192 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2018-12-19more like thismore than 2018-12-19
star this property answer text <p>This analysis is a welcome initiative by the OECD to improve the international comparability of productivity statistics. It was initiated in response to a request from the ONS to examine how different countries go about measuring total hours worked (which are required to calculate output per hour worked).</p><p> </p><p>When calculating labour productivity there is a trade-off between using the best available data sourced from different countries’ national accounts, or data compiled on the most consistent basis. The OECD research finds that while for many countries this choice makes a minor difference, for the UK it has a larger effect and improves our performance relative to other countries.</p><p> </p><p>The ONS is examining how best to incorporate these findings into their international comparisons of labour productivity and plans to publish an article on this in January 2019; including more detailed breakdowns of how the UK compares with other developed countries on a more consistent basis.</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Henley more like this
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less than 2018-12-19T12:53:54.833Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-19T12:53:54.833Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Henley more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Neville-Rolfe more like this
1038756
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star this property date less than 2019-01-09more like thismore than 2019-01-09
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
star this property hansard heading Productivity remove filter
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to improve labour productivity in the UK. more like this
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Lord Taylor of Warwick more like this
star this property uin HL12721 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-01-16more like thismore than 2019-01-16
star this property answer text <p>Raising labour productivity is at the heart of the Government’s Modern Industrial Strategy. The strategy aims to improve labour productivity by encouraging innovation, developing high quality jobs, supporting UK businesses and fostering growth in all parts of the UK.</p><p> </p><p>A year into the Industrial Strategy we have made significant progress towards these goals, including:</p><ul><li><strong>Investing substantially in skills </strong>– We are designing a National Retraining Scheme to support adults impacted by automation, investing £406 in STEM and technical education for people of all ages as well as introducing new T levels to provide a technical alternative to A levels, in addition to our reforms to apprenticeships.</li><li><strong>The biggest increase in R&amp;D funding ever</strong> – we have committed an extra £7bn by 2023/24, including £2.7bn already allocated to innovative programmes supporting industry and researchers through the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund.</li><li><strong>Record investment in infrastructure with £37bn committed through the National Productivity Investment Fund by 2023/24.</strong> This includes £2.45bn for Transforming Cities and £1bn in digital infrastructure.</li><li><strong>Publication of Nine Sector Deals</strong>, supporting billions in investment from the public and private sector and important sectoral reforms on issues such as technology diffusion and workforce diversity. A further three deals are being negotiated.</li><li><strong>Announcement of the first ‘missions’ under the Grand Challenges,</strong> aiming to galvanise action on ambitious and specific goals in AI &amp; Data, Clean Growth, the Future of Mobility and Ageing Society. This includes a second clean growth mission to decarbonise industrial clusters.</li></ul>
star this property answering member printed Lord Henley more like this
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less than 2019-01-16T16:58:50.627Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-16T16:58:50.627Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Henley more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Taylor of Warwick more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-07-08more like thismore than 2019-07-08
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
star this property hansard heading Productivity remove filter
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the reasons for the decline in UK productivity over the last three successive quarters; and of the comparative performance of other advanced economies whose productivity is increasing. more like this
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Lord Birt more like this
star this property uin HL16974 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-07-17more like thismore than 2019-07-17
star this property answer text <p>The fall in productivity in 2019 Q1 was predominantly due to a fall in manufacturing productivity of -0.9%. Productivity in the services sector grew by 0.2% over the same period. A similar pattern was observed in 2018 Q4, with services productivity outperforming manufacturing; growing by 0.4% compared to a fall of -1.1% for the latter.</p><p>In terms of international comparisons, based on OECD data, all G7 countries excluding the US (for which data are not yet available) experienced a slowdown in productivity growth in 2018. The UK's productivity growth rate of just over 0.5% in 2018, was the second highest in the G7.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Henley more like this
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less than 2019-07-17T13:30:38.783Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-17T13:30:38.783Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Henley more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Birt more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-01-16more like thismore than 2017-01-16
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
star this property hansard heading Productivity remove filter
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what further measures are planned between now and 2020 to increase UK productivity measured as gross domestic product per hour. more like this
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Lord Kirkwood of Kirkhope more like this
star this property uin HL4665 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2017-01-30more like thismore than 2017-01-30
star this property answer text <p>In addition to fully implementing the Government’s Productivity Plan (published in 2015), my Rt Hon Friend the Chancellor of the Exchequer announced a new National Productivity Investment Fund (NPIF) as part of the Autumn Statement. This will be targeted at 4 areas that are critical for improving productivity: housing, transport, digital communications, and research and development (R&amp;D). Productivity will also be a key underlying theme of the Government’s forthcoming Industrial Strategy.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Prior of Brampton more like this
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less than 2017-01-30T15:27:51.033Zmore like thismore than 2017-01-30T15:27:51.033Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Prior of Brampton more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Kirkwood of Kirkhope more like this
673674
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star this property date less than 2017-01-16more like thismore than 2017-01-16
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
star this property hansard heading Productivity remove filter
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what new resources are to be made available to encourage improved productivity in the UK. more like this
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Lord Kirkwood of Kirkhope more like this
star this property uin HL4666 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2017-01-30more like thismore than 2017-01-30
star this property answer text <p>As part of the Autumn Statement, my Rt Hon Friend the Chancellor of the Exchequer announced a new National Productivity Investment Fund (NPIF). The NPIF will provide for £23 billion of spending between 2017/18 and 2021/22, and build on existing plans over this Parliament. In addition, improving productivity will be a key underlying theme of the Government’s forthcoming Industrial Strategy.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Prior of Brampton more like this
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less than 2017-01-30T15:27:17.437Zmore like thismore than 2017-01-30T15:27:17.437Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Prior of Brampton more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Kirkwood of Kirkhope more like this
673675
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star this property date less than 2017-01-16more like thismore than 2017-01-16
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps are being taken across government departments and including the devolved administrations to co-ordinate the promotion of increased productivity within the UK. more like this
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Lord Kirkwood of Kirkhope more like this
star this property uin HL4667 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2017-01-30more like thismore than 2017-01-30
star this property answer text <p>The Productivity Plan published in 2015 set out a whole of government approach to raising UK productivity, progress on which is regularly reported by government departments. This includes working in partnership with the Scottish Government, Welsh Government and Northern Ireland Executive in areas of policy where powers are partly or wholly devolved. At the Ministerial level a number of Cabinet Committees regularly consider issues relating to the main policies in the Productivity Plan, including the Economic Affairs sub-Committee. This will also be a key area of focus for the overarching Economy and Industrial Strategy Committee.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Prior of Brampton more like this
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less than 2017-01-30T15:32:25.993Zmore like thismore than 2017-01-30T15:32:25.993Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Prior of Brampton more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Kirkwood of Kirkhope more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-01-16more like thismore than 2017-01-16
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have any published targets for UK productivity over the next five years; and if so, what they are. more like this
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Lord Kirkwood of Kirkhope more like this
star this property uin HL4668 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2017-01-30more like thismore than 2017-01-30
star this property answer text <p>The Government has not explicitly targeted a level of productivity for the UK. However, as part of the follow-up work to the Productivity Plan it has tracked progress made in implementing each of the Productivity Plan’s commitments, along with success metrics which can be used to measure progress against each of the Plan’s headline objectives.</p><p> </p><p>Details of these can be found in the Government’s response to the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Select Committee Inquiry into the Productivity Plan: <a href="http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201617/cmselect/cmbeis/931/93102.htm" target="_blank">http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201617/cmselect/cmbeis/931/93102.htm</a></p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Prior of Brampton more like this
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less than 2017-01-30T15:28:28.06Zmore like thismore than 2017-01-30T15:28:28.06Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Prior of Brampton more like this
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star this property file name Attachment to HL4668.pdf more like this
star this property title Government’s response to the Business, Energy and more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Kirkwood of Kirkhope more like this
673677
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star this property date less than 2017-01-16more like thismore than 2017-01-16
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the reasons for the reportedly low levels of productivity in the UK over the last eight years. more like this
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Lord Kirkwood of Kirkhope more like this
star this property uin HL4669 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2017-01-30more like thismore than 2017-01-30
star this property answer text <p>The Government set out its assessment of the likely causes of the UK’s low levels of productivity in the 2015 Productivity Plan. This decomposes the problem into two components, a long standing productivity gap and a more recent productivity puzzle. Full details of this analysis can be found in the annexe to the Productivity Plan, here:</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/443898/Productivity_Plan_web.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/443898/Productivity_Plan_web.pdf</a></p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Prior of Brampton more like this
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less than 2017-01-30T15:34:00.607Zmore like thismore than 2017-01-30T15:34:00.607Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Prior of Brampton more like this
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star this property file name Attachment to HL4669.pdf more like this
star this property title Fixing the foundations more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Kirkwood of Kirkhope more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-03-30more like thismore than 2017-03-30
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
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star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the beneficial effects of good leadership and psychological wellbeing upon productivity and output in the national economy. more like this
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The Earl of Dundee more like this
star this property uin HL6492 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2017-04-07more like thismore than 2017-04-07
star this property answer text <p>The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills published a number of reports on Gov.uk, which complement the broader academic literature on this subject. These reports can be found on GOV.UK.</p><p>Firstly, the report “Leadership and Management in the UK - the Key to Sustainable Growth” was published in 2012. This summarised the key evidence and set out the benefits of business investment in leadership and management skills.</p><p>The research report “Does Worker Wellbeing Affect Workplace Performance?” was published in October 2014. The analysis suggested that well-being is also positively associated with workplace financial performance, labour productivity and the quality of output or service.</p><p>Most recently, the research report, “Leadership and management skills in small and medium-sized businesses” was published in 2015. The research suggested that entrepreneurship skills and leadership skills were most consistently and strongly associated with good management practice and performance of small and medium-sized enterprises.</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Prior of Brampton more like this
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star this property file name 12-923-leadership-management-key-to-sustainable-growth-evidence.pdf more like this
star this property title Leadership & management skills development report more like this
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star this property file name bis-14-1120-does-worker-wellbeing-affect-workplace-performance-final.pdf more like this
star this property title Does worker wellbeing affect workplace performance more like this
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star this property file name bis-15-204-leadership-and-management-skills-in-sme.pdf more like this
star this property title Leadership and management skills in SMEs more like this
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less than 2017-04-07T13:17:48.993Zmore like thismore than 2017-04-07T13:17:48.993Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Prior of Brampton more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for The Earl of Dundee more like this