UK productivity is under increasing scrutiny following the latest ONS figures, which identified a 0.5% fall in the first quarter of 2018. In order to give SMEs more advice on tackling this area, NatWest joined hands with the CEBR to release a practical guide.
Author Shané Schutte
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