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Upcoming events

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The urgent challenge of UK Digital Inequality

21 August 2020 - Morning - Login for venue

A What-IF? policy workshop,

After a decade in which the dark side of big tech came sharply into focus, the 2020 Covid-19 pandemic has dramatically demonstrated positive and empowering aspects of digital technology. It is not an exaggeration to say that education, the world of work, and healthcare are being transformed. It has ... Read More


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Lessons on managing procurement and supply chains in an emergency

08 September 2020 - Morning - Login for venue

Panel discussion,

For many companies, the corona virus pandemic has revealed unexpected fluctuations in demand and serious weaknesses in their supply chains. They now need to consider questions including: What weaknesses need to be fixed in their procurement and supply chain management? How is demand for their goods ... Read More


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How should business contribute to equality and diversity?

16 September 2020 - Morning - Login for venue

Panel discussion,

For over half a century, it has been widely (and conveniently) assumed that deep-rooted social problems of inequality and lack of diversity could be largely decoupled from economic and business policies and actions. 21st century crises, notably the 2008 banking crash, and the on-going corona virus p... Read More


Events in planning

Industrial strategy: how the plans for infrastructure and skills announced by the Conservative party will take shape and increase industrial activity and business opportunities.


Trade policy: We will aim to look at prospects for UK trade with the major economies.


Bringing ESG (environmental, social and governance) priorities to the top of the business agenda.


The procurement transformation: new technologies and new approaches that can bring big savings in procurement costs and logistics.


The key economic role of 5G, and the security issues involved.


The economics of health and social care in an age of rapidly changing technology and demographics.


The key role of science and technology in turning the UK into a leading 21st century economy.


Foreign and defence policy issues that may impact on business prospects.


Housing and pension issues in the UK economy.