Overcoming stagnation

A new strategy for economic prosperity in Britain?

Thursday 25 April 2024

This event was in Bath. Economic growth in the UK has been sluggish ever since the global financial crisis. More recent large-scale disruptions caused by Brexit and Covid-19 have created…

Ending stagnation

A New Economic Strategy for Britain

…fairly share reward and sacrifice. Economic change must be steered towards securing a higher growth and lower inequality Britain, as we wrestle with major shifts from Brexit to the net…

The UK’s trade trajectory

In search of a post-Brexit trade strategy

Thursday 15 June 2023

Brexit was a seismic break for the UK, not least in bringing to a close a decades long trade strategy focused on integration with European markets. Since then the Government…

The future of the UK economy

Navigating a route to a fairer and more prosperous South Yorkshire, and beyond

Thursday 23 March 2023

The United Kingdom is facing a decisive decade of huge economic change, from restructuring after Brexit and the pandemic, to urgently transitioning towards a net zero future, and adapting to…

The future of the UK economy

The role of the West Midlands in renewing the UK’s economic strategy

Tuesday 29 November 2022

The United Kingdom is facing a decisive decade of huge economic change, from restructuring after Brexit and the pandemic, to urgently transitioning towards a net zero future, and adapting to…

How to navigate economic storms

Lessons from Britain’s past

Thursday 17 November 2022

…to adjust to profound economic change, for better and for worse. As Britain navigates the economic challenges of the decade – from changing macroeconomic norms, to our post-Brexit place in…

Brexit Britain

Assessing the impact of Brexit on people, places and firms

Wednesday 22 June 2022

The British economy has altered substantially since the Brexit referendum result, as firms and workers have seen changes to investment and wages respectively. But the longer lasting impacts of Brexit

Listen up

Individual experiences of work, consumption and society


…ongoing change (Brexit, net zero transition and a post-pandemic world)? The Economy 2030 Inquiry is a two-year collaboration between the Resolution Foundation and the Centre for Economic Performance at the…

A firm solution?

How businesses can rise to the challenges facing Britain in this decisive decade

Monday 21 February 2022

Speech by the Chairman of the John Lewis Partnership Sharon White Britain is facing a decisive decade of economic change as technological change combines with Covid, Brexit and the rapid…

On the road

How will post-Brexit migration changes change Britain?

Thursday 17 February 2022

…EU meant big migration changes were coming, but they have now arrived with a new post-Brexit migration regime and a pandemic combining to turbo-charge change. How did higher migration change…

Disruption nation

How economic and political change has shaped our world

Wednesday 23 February 2022

…impacts of Brexit and the pandemic starting to become apparent, combined with the challenges of the net zero transition, more disruption is to follow. How have past periods of dramatic…

Pivot Pivot!

Assessing the UK’s new Indo-Pacific trade focus

Wednesday 26 January 2022

The UK’s exit from the EU has given it the freedom to pursue an independent trade strategy for the first time in four decades. To date, post-Brexit trade debate has…

Beyond Beveridge

Have social security shifts prepared us for economic change?

Wednesday 19 January 2022

…And it faces new challenges, with Covid, Brexit and net zero – coupled with rapid demographic and technological change – set to reshape our economy in the 2020s. What changes…

More trade from a land down under

The significance of trade agreements with Australia and New Zealand


Last week’s announcement of a trade agreement with Australia (along with a soon-to-be-finalised deal with New Zealand) is good news for the Government’s post-Brexit trade strategy. The deal with Australia…

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