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Productivity in Britain: The workers' perspective. First findings from the Skills and Employment Survey 2017

  title={Productivity in Britain: The workers' perspective. First findings from the Skills and Employment Survey 2017},
  author={Alan Felstead and Duncan Gallie and Francis Green and Golo Henseke},
Almost a decade after the financial crisis began, productivity growth has failed to recover to its pre-recession level. This report examines productivity growth from the workers’ perspective.  Almost a fifth (18%) of employees identified changes which, if implemented, would make them a great deal more productive and one in eight (13%) made suggestions which contributed a great deal to making work more efficient. Even more (71%) claimed to have taken the initiative to make such improvements… 

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