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HM Treasury

Enterprise & productivity

Enterprise & productivity

06 August 2008

Productivity growth, alongside high and stable levels of employment, is central to long-term economic performance and rising living standards. Increasing the productivity of the Economy is a key objective for the Treasury. Read more on the government´s policy

The Government’s approach to improving the UK’s long-term productivity performance has two broad strands: maintaining macroeconomic stability to enable firms and individuals to plan for the future, and implementing microeconomic reforms to remove the barriers which prevent markets from functioning efficiently. These microeconomic reforms address historic weaknesses in areas that affect the rate of productivity growth.

Treasury Enterprise publications

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