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Acas Chair Sir Brendan Barber's response to the Government's Industrial Strategy

Monday 23 January 2017

Acas response to the Government's Green Paper, Building our Industrial Strategy.

Acas Chair, Sir Brendan Barber, said:

"I welcome the Government's new Industrial Strategy. A strong economy where the UK's productivity levels are comparable to the best in the world will reap benefits to both employers and employees.

"Well managed, efficient and innovative workplaces are key to unlocking productivity and can help realise the goals of the Government's Industrial Strategy. Acas has identified seven levers of workplace productivity that can help make it happen."

Background

The pdf icon Joint Acas, CBI, CIPD and TUC response to the BIS select committee inquiry into the government industrial strategy [102kb] on 11 October 2016 is available.

Acas' report Building productivity in the UK builds on over nine million contacts made each year with employers and employees with recommendations on how to help improve workplace productivity. The full Acas report is available Building Productivity in the UK.