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Help to Grow Scheme: Digital Technology

Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

UIN 49123, tabled on 14 September 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment he has made of the benefits to business of the digital technology provided in the Help to Grow Digital programme; and what steps his Department is taking to communicate those benefits to business groups.

Answered on

20 September 2021

The Department has considered research, including the Government’s Business Productivity Review and from the Enterprise Research Centre and Office for National Statistics, which shows that technology adoption is strongly linked with significant productivity growth.

Dedicated communications and marketing activity to promote the Help to Grow Digital scheme and the benefits of technology adoption will commence when the scheme launches in Autumn 2021.

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