Innovation and Industry: The Role of Government

Sep 21, 2009

By John Willman, Martin Smith; Edited by Natalie Evans

There is widespread agreement that the UK needs to boost manufacturing at a time when the financial services industry is unlikely to sustain recent growth rates.

There is, equally, a consensus that that it can do this only by moving up the value chain into advanced manufacturing and high technology products.

This Research Note makes a series of recommendations for improving the tax system, access to finance, public procurement and regulation.

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Natalie Evans

Natalie Evans
Deputy Director, 2008-2011 Read Full Bio
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