The Productivity Institute’s 2021 Business Conference takes place on June 10th. Find out more below:

About this event

Join us to explore how productivity is the key to improving living standards and wages across the UK in a post-COVID world. Business leaders and academic experts will discuss the issues that impact productivity and what the solutions could be to unlock growth and deliver jobs for a more prosperous United Kingdom Business leaders from our 8 Regional Productivity Forums will provide unique insights & perspectives on productivity issues from the English regions and devolved nations of Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

Confirmed speakers include

Keynote: Sir Charlie Mayfield

“Can hybrid work improve workers’ well-being and productivity?” – Professors Sir Cary Cooper and Diane Coyle in discussion

Regional Productivity Forum panel discussions:

Cambridgeshire & East Anglia Regional Productivity Forum – Alex Plant

London & South Regional Productivity Forum – Philip Keller

Midlands Regional Productivity Forum – Jonathan Duck

North West Regional Productivity Forum – Jennifer Halliday

Northern Ireland Productivity Forum – Professor John Turner

Scotland Productivity Forum – Carolyn Currie

Wales Productivity Forum – Robert Lloyd Griffiths CBE

Yorkshire, Humberside & North East Regional Productivity Forum – Sarah Tulip

The Productivity Institute is a UK-wide research organisation exploring what productivity means for business, for workers and for communities – how it is measured and how it truly contributes to increased living standards and well-being. Funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), it brings together world-leading experts from a range of disciplines and backgrounds, working directly with policymakers and businesses to better understand, measure, and enable improvements in productivity across the whole of the UK, with the aim to improve living standard and well-being. Find out more at




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