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By The Centre

Britain’s quest for productivity growth: Hammond’s small step in the right direction

The Centre responds to a number of policy announcements made by the Chancellor Philip Hammond in the 2017 Budget.
By Thomas Aubrey

Business rates are locked in the past

Writing for CapX, director of the Centre for Progressive Capitalism Thomas Aubrey argues that the current business rates system is not fit for a dynamic 21st century economy. The current system suffers from its inability to signal to firms the changing nature of rents through time. “The system is based on the idea of setting […]
By Andy Norman

How skills policy can energise the modern industrial strategy

To solve the technical skills shortage and energise the industrial strategy, the government must empower prospective students and technical course providers with the data they need to make the right choices