Latest ideas and thoughts from our chief executive Matthew Taylor.
12th November 2018
Just 21% of Britons we survey think the country will be better in 2030 than today. think In a series of four essays we map out how a more optimistic future might be secured.
24th September 2018
Benedict Dellot and Fabian Wallace-Stephens introduce the Future Work Centre with a glimpse into what the world of work might look like in the future
10th May 2018
The purpose of this report is to initiate and inform debate about the future of manufacturing in European cities. It does this by providing insight into the past, present and potential future roles of manufacturing in the ...
18th April 2018
From carpenters to lawyers, and from beauty therapists to IT consultants, there are now close to 5 million people in the UK who count themselves as self-employed.
19th September 2017
Will AI and robotics lead to the decimation of our labour market? Our new report questions whether this concern is justified.
14th June 2017
We call for a movement of mass self-organising among the self-employed, and set out a number of ideas to take grassroots initiatives from the margins to the mainstream.
9th February 2017
If the government is serious about improving the productivity, resilience and long-term financial success of the self-employed, then it must be more willing to intervene to set problems right.
16th May 2016
Our new report on the North’s digital economy argues the region can pioneer a different way of ‘doing tech’ – one that is less inward looking and more anchored in its surroundings
23rd November 2015
Our new report explores the emergence of makerspaces. What can they offer us and are they here to stay?
12th June 2015
Micro businesses are often painted as inefficient, lightweight and an overall drain on our economy. But our research finds that many are in fact thriving, boosted by new technologies, changing consumer habits and a pro-busines ...