the route back to growth

IoD Growth Plan Launched by New Director General

In a new report published yesterday, the Institute of Directors (IoD) has set out a plan to boost the UK’s economic outlook in the short and long term and defy current pessimism as to the ability of the economy to bounce back. In The Route Back to Growth (PDF) 15 proposals are identified which, if implemented by the Government and other policy makers, could make the UK one of the most competitive advanced economies in the world by 2020-25. As well as boosting demand in the short term with an immediate round of quantitative easing, the IoD proposals are designed to improve radically the supply side of the economy, with tax, regulatory and planning reforms being central. The Route Back to Growth was launched yesterday by Simon Walker on his first day as IoD Director General. The propos... »