Employers can and should do more to help close Britain’s productivity gap. Guy Opperman MP proposes Britain businesses should follow the example of US firms who found high employee engagement led to a 20% boost in productivity and profitability.<
On Monday 5 November, the Prime Minister joined the Centre for Policy Studies at an event to mark the launch of its major new policy programme, starting with 'Make Work Pay' by Tom Clougherty, CPS Head of Tax.
'Make Work Pay' puts forward major proposals to reshape the tax system around a simple principle: to make work pay. One key proposal creating a universal working income, free of income tax and National Insurance.
Lord Saatchi, CPS Chairman, sets out the thinking behind our major new policy programme ahead of the launch by the Prime Minister, in an article for the Daily Mail.
"The Chancellor recognised that the cost of living is now a tax issue", says Robert Colvile, CPS Director, responding to the Chancellor's Budget.
CPS responds to claims by John McDonnell that Labour's re-nationalisation plans could be done at no cost to the taxpayer. Figures calculated by the CPS show the plans would need upfront borrowing of at least £176bn.