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Charles  Levy

Growth is stronger, but needs to be nurtured

Authors: Charles Levy Charles Levy

25 July 2013

For immediate release: 25 July 2013

Commenting on today’s GDP figures, Charles Levy, senior economist at the Big Innovation Centre, said:

“Today’s GDP figures are good news, especially taken together with our apparent improving export performance. However, economic output remains 3.3 per cent below 2008 levels. We need to seize this as an opportunity to nurture the recovery and to channel funds to innovative firms.”


Notes to editors

  1. Charles Levy, Will Hutton and Ian Brinkley are available for interviews, briefings and written comment.


  1. The Big Innovation Centre is an initiative of The Work Foundation and Lancaster University. The Work Foundation is the leading independent authority on work and its future. It aims to improve the quality of working life and the effectiveness of organisations by equipping leaders, policymakers and opinion-formers with evidence, advice, new thinking and networks. 


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