We need regulation as well as education to make the Internet safer for children

February 10, 2020

by Maeve Walsh, Carnegie Associate

As the world moves online, governments need to make sure that we have the right laws to keep us as safe as we would expect to be offline. Safer Internet Day is very much about the practical steps that...

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Fair work: A critical opportunity for social value?

February 10, 2020

by Dr Deborah Harrison, Carnegie Associate

Speaking at the January 2020 National Social Value Conference: Time to Act! on the topic of ‘The Future of Public Sector Procurement,’ was an uplifting experience. Since the introduction of the ...

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Technology, productivity and good work: views from the ground

February 5, 2020

By Fabian Wallace-Stephens and Sarah Darrall, RSA

  In January, the Carnegie UK Trust and the RSA published Can Good Work Solve the Productivity Puzzle ? - essays featuring new research, opinion and analysis by representatives fro...

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Moving beyond rhetoric to reality: creating enabling wellbeing economies

January 30, 2020

by Hannah Ormston, Policy and Development Officer, Carnegie UK Trust

Imagine a life that is beyond just economic growth: where participation, connection and the environment are all valued and seen as appropriate ways to measure a nation’s performance, its commitment ...

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Good work and productivity puzzles

January 28, 2020

by Andy Haldane, Chair of the UK industrial Strategy Council and Chief Economist of the Bank of England

In January, the Carnegie UK Trust and the RSA published Can Good Work Solve the Productivity Puzzle , a series of challenging and insightful essays, linking the moral and social imperative of good ...

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Notes from a mini-public

January 23, 2020

by Ben Thurman, Policy and Development Officer, Carnegie UK Trust

One of the key themes in a decade of working on societal wellbeing has been the need to open up opportunities for participatory democracy – to shift “from representation to participation” . W...

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Engage, respond, innovate? Hackathons and Public Libraries

January 22, 2020

By Anna Grant, Senior Policy and Development Officer, Carnegie UK Trust

On the surface a report exploring hackathons [1] in public libraries may appear a relatively niche topic, serving a small Venn diagram of individuals. However, public services are increasingly cha...

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Good work should be at the heart of a productive economy

January 17, 2020

by Sarah Davidson, CEO, Carnegie UK Trust

Yesterday the Carnegie UK Trust published Can Good Work Solve the Productivity Puzzle , a new series of challenging and insightful essays, linking the moral and social imperative of good quality work...

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We need to tackle bad work to solve our productivity puzzle

January 17, 2020

by Matthew Taylor, Chief Executive, RSA

In 2017, I published my Government commissioned review into modern employment. Entitled ‘Good Work’ its central idea, among 50 detailed recommendations, was that good work for all should be our na...

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Re-invigorating towns

January 13, 2020

by Pippa Coutts, Policy and Development Manager, Carnegie UK Trust

Carnegie UK Trust has been promoting wellbeing in the UK and Ireland for over one hundred years. The results of a survey the Trust conducted with IPSOS Mori in 2018 reveal that two in five people ...

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