Business services have replaced manufacturing as mainstay of UK economy but challenges remain
09 May 2011
Notes to editors
- Britain’s quiet success story: Business services in the knowledge economy by Andrew Sissons is available at www.theworkfoundation.com on publication and from the media team in advance.
- Andrew Sissons is available for interviews, briefings or written commentary.
- The report is part of the Knowledge Economy research programme which is sponsored by BAE Systems, British Council, Design Council, EDF Energy, IPA, Microsoft, NESTA, Rolls-Royce and the Technology Strategy Board.
- 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. In October 2010, Lancaster University acquired The Work Foundation, forming a new alliance that will enable both organisations to further enhance their impact.