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Alistair Darling challenges industry to use design to increase UK competitiveness

In a speech to the Design Council's Competitiveness Summit today the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, Alistair Darling, will challenge business to use design to increase UK competitiveness against the rise of low-wage, rapidly expanding developing economies.

Research by the Design Council shows that over a ten-year period, UK quoted companies identified as effective users of design out-performed the FTSE 100 by 200 per cent. But too many UK companies spend nothing on design, which shows that design-led planning is not part of mainstream business thinking.

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