Think Tank, Policy & Governance Articles

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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The coronavirus crisis means we are facing huge changes and disruption in the labour market but what are these likely…

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There are lots of good reasons to want to work in academia: research freedom, the opportunity to teach, and a…

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The Withdrawal Agreement states that the EU and the UK should ‘use their best endeavours to conclude and ratify their…

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After the coronavirus crisis and the recognised contribution of key workers, many of whom are immigrants, has this changed the…

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When you think about engaging with policy as a researcher, it’s easy to focus on Government; feeding into policy development,…

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The Resolution Foundation has a busy events programme, running a speech, book launch or panel discussion at least once a…

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In an area of rising tensions what is likely to happen next

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A range of ideas on how to help people become homeowners

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Ideas for improving the reality of renting for the increasing numbers doing so

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