National Productivity Week aims to address productivity challenges
30 November 2023
Cardiff University is supporting National Productivity Week, an initiative which aims to raise awareness and offer solutions to address the UK’s productivity challenges.
Organised by The Productivity Institute, the ESRC funded research body of which Cardiff University is one of nine partner institutions, the week-long initiative runs from 27 November to 1 December.
It brings together academia, business leaders, policymakers, and thinktanks to share insights and provide solutions for tackling productivity slowdown in the UK.
Cardiff University is proud to be an academic partner, supporting The Productivity Institute’s objectives.
Join our Breakfast Briefing: Productivity in Wales - in search of a miracle?
Taking place during National Productivity Week on Friday 1 December, the Breakfast Briefing will explore the huge Welsh productivity challenge and assess the potential for future improvements. Book your place.
The event will be chaired by Professor Andrew Henley, Wales lead for the Productivity Institute and its Wales Productivity Forum.
The Productivity Agenda
The week will also see The Productivity Institute launch the UK’s first Productivity Agenda, a 10-chapter report written by academics spanning the network's partner institutions, including Cardiff University. This will highlight nine key areas policymakers need to focus on to address productivity growth in the UK.
Business drivers of productivity
Cardiff University offers the following opportunities that can help businesses innovate:
- Our Executive Education provision at Cardiff Business School translates world-leading academic research into relevant, operational, and impactful business practice for individuals and organisations.
- Knowledge Transfer Partnerships connect you to our academic skills and expertise to help improve your competitiveness, productivity, and performance.
Cardiff Business School academics have produced a wide range of research relating to productivity. Some highlights include:
- Regional data vital for economic and social pandemic recovery
- No short-term fix for Wales' productivity gap, report finds
- Business leaders and academics come together to address Wales' most pressing economic challenges
- Wales’ Productivity Challenge: Exploring the issues Insights Paper
Find out more about National Productivity Week
Find out more about The Productivity Institute