Ian Hargreaves

Discussion paper

A manifesto for the creative economy

The UK's creative economy is one of its great national strengths, historically deeply rooted and accounting for around one-tenth of the whole economy. It provides jobs for 2.5 million people – more than in financial services, advanced manufacturing or construction – and in recent years...

Digital opportunity: a review of intellectual property and growth

Finding that the UK's intellectual property framework is falling behind, especially with regard to copyright, this independent review makes ten recommendations to support innovation and economic growth in the digital age. "When the [British] Prime Minister commissioned this review in November 2010, he did so...