How do I get better?

The final set of questions we want businesses to ask themselves when using this marketplace are: ‘now I understand where I need to improve, and what good looks like, how do I actually improve the performance of my business?’ and ‘who can I can go to for help to improve?’.

The tools and products within this section of the marketplace will help you to understand how you can take tangible action to improve your businesses productivity and access help to support effective implementation.

A five-year plan for business-led action

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) and leading food and drink manufacturers – apetito, Butt Foods, Mars UK, Mondelez International, Nestle UK and Premier Foods – have developed a three to five-year plan for business-led action to deliver a real step change in skills and talent within the UK food and drink manufacturing sector.


Dame Fiona Kendrick, Chairman and CEO, Nestlé UK and Ireland, outlining the food and drink sectors’ vision for developing talent pipelines.

The importance of better working practices

The Better Working Practices Business Leadership Group, led by Nigel Whitehead of BAE Systems, has explored the ways in which models of employee engagement can contribute to raising productivity in the workplace, and make better use of workforce skills.


Nigel Whitehead, Group Managing Director, Programmes and Support, BAE Systems, talking about the importance of better working practices as a way to improve productivity.

Coming soon…

As the ‘How good is your business really?’ movement evolves, we will be adding more products and tools to this section of the marketplace. This will include case studies, videos, reports and technical tools and frameworks to help you assess how to actually improve your business performance.

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