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The Progressive Policy Think Tank
Topic: Economy

The truth tellers: Why we need profound audit sector reform now

Bad governance and poor management with too little accountability in businesses leave the UK economy with significant costs. Auditors should be the gatekeepers helping to keep such financial mismanagement at bay, yet too often they are failing to do so.

21/04/2021
Publication Briefing Economy Business Centre for Economic Justice IPPR

The Digital Commonwealth: From private enclosure to collective benefit

At the forefront of the platform economy are Facebook, Alphabet, Amazon and Apple – they have accumulated the most data, developed the most advanced analytical capabilities and gained greatest ownership...

07/09/2018
Publication Report Economy Commission on Economic Justice IPPR

Corporate Governance Reform: Turning business towards long-term success

The IPPR Commission on Economic Justice is a landmark initiative to rethink economic policy for post-Brexit Britain. Launched in November 2016, it brings together leading figures from across society...

17/07/2017
Publication Economy Business Commission on Economic Justice Briefing

Who 'owns' a company?

Who ‘owns’ a company? For public listed companies, the answer seems clear: shareholders.  As ‘owners’, companies should consequently be managed and run in their interest.  Yet this widely held...

10/03/2017
Blog post Expert comment Economy Commission on Economic Justice

Do you need your boss?

Would you work better without a boss? It seems most of us would. A striking new YouGov poll suggests that by overwhelming margins, most people think that businesses would be better run through...

22/02/2017
Blog post Economy Business Expert comment

Out of shape: Taking the pulse of the UK economy

Britain is a successful country. But although our economy is succeeding at the top, it faces deep troubles below the surface. The evidence presented in the report challenges the repeated view of...

17/11/2016
Publication Economy Business Commission on Economic Justice Report

Small and medium-sized charities: Call for evidence

As the lines between public, private and voluntary become more and more blurred, what will the smaller, local charity sector look like in five or 20 years’ time? We are seeking your submissions to...

01/09/2015
Publication IPPR North Report Business Third Sector Economy