Building a more people-centred economy in the UK

We are pleased to announce the launch of our Autumn event series “Building a more people-centred economy in the UK” which will open a window on:

  • future challenges, anticipating emerging trends and their implications for change and disruption; and,
  • exploiting opportunities, by better understanding the complexity of the modern economy and making its consequences accessible and actionable.

Follow the links below to find out more about each event and book your place!

7th September – Industrial Strategy and the Future of Manufacturing in the UK  – 12pm to 2pm Speakers: Alan Hughes, Lancaster University; Suzanne de Treville, Université de Lausanne

19th September – Achieving more Good Work in the 21st century – 8.30am to 10.30am Speakers: Matthew Taylor, CEO of the RSA; Mark Keese, Head of the Employment Analysis and Policy Division, OECD; Richard Baker, shadow CEO of Productivity Leadership Group (Be The Business)

27th September – Supporting more inclusive employment outcomes in growth sectors – 10am to 12pm Speakers: Paul Sissons, Coventry University; Anne Green, Birmingham University; Neil Lee, London School of Economics and Political Science

This event series will provide access to leading research, thinkers and practitioners to share their learning and insights from actionable solutions they have developed that really make a difference. All events will take place at the Work Foundation’s offices in Westminster (21 Palmer Street, SW1H 0AD).