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Experts give their views on UK productivity

Four productivity experts discuss productivity in the UK and how it can be improved post-COVID. They look at a range of current issues facing productivity in the UK such as COVID-19, Brexit and the structure of the UK economy. Find out more about the Productivity Institute. 

Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham discusses why productivity matters and what can be done to tackle poor productivity in the UK. Watch: 


Jane Boardman, past President, Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce, discusses why the UK has had such a poor productivity performance and what the impact of COVID-19 will be on UK productivity. Watch: 


Sherry Coutu, Founding Chair, ScaleUp Institute, discusses how digitisation can boost productivity and how important cit clusters are in driving productivity. Watch: 


Juergen Maier, Ex-CEO, Siemens UK, discusses why productivity is so important for the UK economy and the extent to which the structure of the UK is to blame for such a poor productivity performance. Watch: