With workplaces awash with technology, is it a boon to productivity, or a hindrance?

Given the technology at our disposal, you would think that UK businesses would be among the most efficient in the world. Indeed, while recent figures from the Office for National Statistics show that the productivity of British workers has increased at the fastest rate in more than six years, one question to ask is whether this increase is enough. A second – perhaps more pertinent question – is whether the productivity boost often promised by technology is being realised and, if not, why not?