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Smart Thinking has a wide range of articles and posts exploring the latest in policy thinking. We regularly produce policy forums where we ask UK think tanks from across the political spectrum their thoughts on one of the pressing policy topics of the day. We publish articles from those working in think tanks for their peers detailing best practice and sector knowledge and provide Policy Pointers that explain in simple terms current issues to widen access to policy discussions.

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Work and how it is changing is a top issue as we continue head back to a new normal. Given…

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A good designer does not just design and typeset a report to be aesthetically pleasing, they use their expertise to…

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How think tanks raise funds and how much they reveal about their financial sources have been the subject of much…

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As the pandemic recedes we asked a range of policy experts what they think the focus should be on in…

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Ahead of the Spring Budget we asked a range of think tanks what would be the one thing they would…

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After Covid-19 necessitated many government services to go digital what is most important when planning for digital government services in…

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As COP26 comes to a close what are some of the changes we can make in cities that can help…

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As the United Kingdom celebrates its 100th year in its current reconfiguration we asked how power should be shared going…

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The growth and extent of world trade is staggering. In 1950, trade accounted for just 8.6% of world output (GDP).…

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At this event, hosted by UK think tank the CfC, Alison McGovern, Shadow Minister for Employment  will set out the…

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