Lean Construction in small-medium sized enterprises (SMES): An exploration of the highways supply chain
Lean Construction (LC) is under the spotlight to improve the overall performance of civil construction projects in England. A strategic target of public clients is to effectively extend the current LC efforts, which have been mainly led by large companies to date, across small-medium sized...
This paper summarises the use of analytics and algorithms for policing within England and Wales, and explores different types of bias that can arise during the product lifecycle. The findings are based on in-depth consultation with police forces, civil society organisations, academics and legal experts.
Factors associated with reported service use for mental health problems by residents of rural and remote communities: Cross-sectional findings from a baseline survey
The patterns of health service use by rural and remote residents are poorly understood and under-represented in national surveys. This paper examines professional and non-professional service use for mental health problems in rural and remote communities in Australia.
This paper fulfils IPPR’s educational objective by producing new research into the role of migrants in Bristol and the west of England’s labour market. The paper also helps to relieve poverty and unemployment by promoting recommendations for how both national and local level policymaking can...
This report considers one potential solution for Britain's housing crisis - better involving people in the planning system to get more homes built.
In December 2019, Arts Council England plans to publish its next 10-year strategy to extend and develop the Arts Council’s support for our country’s artists, curators and librarians, cultural organisations and their workforces, and the communities they serve. This draft strategy is open for consultation...
This report seeks to understand the role of business in the 21st Century north of Engand. It sets out what role the state can play to encourage, develop and sustain this type of activity and provides recommendations for the local, northern and national scale.
This digital framework supports allied health professionals and local organisations and providers in England to work towards services that are both paper-free at the point of care and connected to other services and systems.
This report argues that, with a well-managed 'just transition', the north of England has the potential to become the new heartland for a low-carbon energy economy.
Not all young people have the basic digital skills needed to prosper in our online world. A digital world for all? explores the issues of digital exclusion amongst vulnerable young people. The #NotWithoutMe programme challenges the assumption that young people are ‘digital natives’ and have...