Banking on access: Ensuring access to banking in a digital age
The shift towards digital banking, accelerated by the pandemic, creates many opportunities and offers benefits for the economy as a whole – but also brings with it some risks. This report explores future access to retail banking services, and the best way to ensure any such changes take place fairly and sustainably, and no one is left behind.
|Published:||22 June 2022|
|Author(s):||Scott Corfe, Richard Hyde, Bill Anderson-Samways|
Raising the steaks: developing a market for alternative protein in the UK
This briefing paper considers whether the UK Government should support the development of alternative meat products as part of fulfilling its Net Zero ambitions.
|Published:||06 September 2021|
The Government has committed to ensuring nationwide gigabit broadband coverage by 2025. This report finds that without significant policy reform, the Government is unlikely to meet its target of full fibre to the premises (FTTP) rollout within the next five years.
|Published:||07 October 2020|
|Author(s):||Scott Corfe, Richard Hyde, Kathryn Petrie|
4IR in the Workplace: Ensuring employers and employees benefit
This report examines the potential benefits that could be realised from the rollout of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) in the workplace – as well as the potential challenges for policymakers.
|Published:||14 October 2018|
4IR in the Home: Maximising the Benefits
This report examines the potential benefits that could be realised from the rollout of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) in the household – both at home and travelling to and from it.
|Published:||14 May 2018|
Let’s Stay Together? Combating discrimination on Airbnb
This report draws on recent findings detailed in Laouénan and Rathelot (2016) and looks at nineteen cities in North America and Europe with the largest number of listings to examine the existence of discrimination on Airbnb.
|Published:||04 December 2016|
|Author(s):||Roland Rathelot, Morgane Laouénan|
Robbins Rebooted: How we earn our way in the second machine age
In this SMF pamphlet Shadow Universities Minister Rt Hon Liam Byrne MP sets out Labour’s vision for the Higher Education system post-2015 and covers important issues about the future of research funding and the provision of more technical qualifications.
|Published:||28 August 2014|
|Author:||Rt Hon Liam Byrne MP|