THE EXPRESS: Brexit BOOM: UK productivity leapfrogs pre-pandemic levels — stunning charts
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Release date: 26/2/2022
Brexit BOOM: UK productivity leapfrogs pre-pandemic levels — stunning charts
Bart van Ark, professor of productivity studies at the University of Manchester, said that the good news was that the results showed strong gains in productivity within sectors, but the bad news was that this growth may not last.
He said: “Some of [growth] is related to a shortage of labour and slow labour growth.
“It’s to some extent due to increases in gross value added but the bigger story is the slowdown in working hours.