Carol’s Story: A sense of optimism

The lockdown has created a unique cluster of complications and challenges for all of us in unforeseen ways. Our Renew…

Posted by Events on August 6th, 2020

Can we build a new normal for financial resilience?

By Will Sandbrook, Executive Director of Nest Insight

What does it mean to be financially well?…

Posted by Events on August 4th, 2020

Lesley’s Story: A renewed appreciation

For many people, the lockdown and other restrictions have meant a slower pace of life and a renewed appreciation for…

Posted by Events on July 31st, 2020

How a new approach to benefits could build a greener, more productive Britain after Covid-19

Before Covid-19 Britain faced a productivity puzzle and climate crisis. These challenges will remain after our current crisis; addressing them…

Posted by Events on July 30th, 2020

Michael’s Story: Teaching during lockdown

Lockdown was challenging for many pupils and their parents. But what about the teachers? How did they perceive the change…

Posted by Events on July 23rd, 2020

Angela’s Story: Freedom and future cramped by an unhealthy narrative

We’ve all felt restricted by lockdown and are itching to get back some of our freedom. But for many, the…

Posted by Events on July 17th, 2020

For many who live in big cities getting a loan is close to impossible

Old and young people, migrants and students are too often invisible to lenders, making them more vulnerable in the Covid-19…

Posted by Events on July 17th, 2020

Have online platforms passed the self-regulation test in the Covid-19 crisis?

“I have flagged a small number of fake news items (around 5G towers) on social media platforms and no action…

Posted by Events on July 10th, 2020

Rachel’s Story: Close to Home

“Covid strips everything back.” For Rachel, lockdown has given her the time and space to think through what matters to…

Posted by Events on July 9th, 2020

Jane’s Story: Financial fragility under lockdown

Lockdown has been a financial challenge for many of us, but the self-employed have often been particularly hard hit. Jane…

Posted by Events on July 3rd, 2020

We need to address the social inequalities in education better than before Covid-19

“We are a poor family living in a flat with no technology or space to work. There is no way…

Posted by Events on July 3rd, 2020

Demos Daily: Looking to the future

Over the past few months, we’ve been sharing highlights from Demos’ archives going all the way back to the early 1990s. They’ve…

Posted by Events on June 30th, 2020

Demos Daily: Transforming the Dinosaurs

The decision to merge the FCO with DfID, and civil service chief Sir Mark Sedwill’s resignation are supposedly part of a wider…

Posted by Events on June 29th, 2020

Demos Daily: Uprising Leadership Programme Evaluation

The Black Lives Matter movement has reignited the long running issue of whether those who lead us are representative of the population….

Posted by Events on June 26th, 2020

Jennifer’s Story: Raising a child with special needs under lockdown

Families around the UK have been adapting to lockdown and changing their daily routines. Many parents with children that have…

Posted by Events on June 26th, 2020

Demos Daily: Broadband Britain

Today, people across the UK have been forced offline, as Virgin Media customers have been hit with their third internet outage. Reactions…

Posted by Events on June 25th, 2020

Demos Daily: Anti-Social Media

The Black Lives Matter movement continues to organise protests around the world to try and end racial discrimination against the black community,…

Posted by Events on June 24th, 2020

Demos Daily: Sobering Up

It’s official. After months without being able to go for a pint at the local with friends, the Prime Minister has announced…

Posted by Events on June 23rd, 2020

We can’t let the economic inequalities intensified by lockdown tear apart our social fabric

The economic impact of lockdown is by no means going to be felt the same by anyone. We have to…

Posted by Events on June 23rd, 2020

Demos Daily: Reinventing the Firm

After the 2008 financial crisis, many argued the existing operational formula of large firms was dated – with the ‘shareholder value’ and…

Posted by Events on June 22nd, 2020