HC Deb 05 March 1998 vol 307 c740W
26. Mr. Olner

To ask the President of the Board of Trade what representations she has received from businesses about the development of policies to disseminate best practice in business. [31154]

Mr. Battle

Under theCompetitiveness UK initiative, business people are working in partnership with the DTI to develop ideas to improve UK competitiveness. The Best Practice Working Party, chaired by my hon. Friend the Minister for Competition and Consumer Affairs, is looking at how to maximise the potential of all firms through the adoption of best practice. In addition to the advice of the members, the Working Group has received presentations from several business support organisations.