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CentrePiece article
Industry in Britain: an atlas
Sandra Bernick, Richard Davies and Anna Valero
October 2017
Paper No' CEPCP513:
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CentrePiece 22 (3) Autumn 2017

Tags: productivity; business performance; regional disparities; uk economy; industrial strategy

The UK’s financial services industry is not nearly as London-centric as the creative industries. Rather than the South East of England being the country’s productivity engine, it is a band stretching west from the capital along the M4 corridor towards Bristol. And in addition to longstanding concerns about the North-South divide, there are emerging disparities between coastal and inland areas.

This article summarises ‘Industry in Britain – An Atlas’ by Sandra Bernick, Richard Davies and Anna Valero, CEP Special Paper No. 34, September 2017.