We are seeking to stimulate ideas and actions that can create a vibrant economy – one which realises the shared potential of businesses, cities, people and communities across the UK

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To help lead this nationwide inquiry, some of the UK’s pioneering business leaders, charity executives, local government representatives and thought leaders have formed the Vibrant Economy Commission. This commission will focus on everything from health to housing, trust to trade, regulation and regional growth.

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The three areas we believe are crucial to building a vibrant economy

Faces of a Vibrant Economy
Meet the 100 Faces of a Vibrant Economy – a group of individuals selected for their roles in shaping a more purposeful, innovative and socially responsible business environment.

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Latest Thoughts & Insights

Banks are nowhere near a Kodak moment (and maybe that’s a good thing)

Live Lab imagines a world class, connected Reading

On 1 November 200 people – including business, arts, charity, public sector and university leaders – joined forces for a day to reimagine ways to make Reading a world class, connected community. Here's what happened at the Reading Live Lab

Live Lab event imagines a proactive and preventative future for Manchester healthcare

On 24 November business, arts, charity, public sector and university leaders joined forces for a day to think of ways to make Manchester a pioneer of world class health. Here's what happened at the Manchester Live Lab.

Live Lab Event: Working together for a greater West Midlands

Date: 17th January 2017 / Venue: Aston Villa Football Club B6 6HE / Time: 9.30-2.00 / Opportunity for a stadium tour during the event

Innovation’s importance in addressing housing supply

Getting the diagnosis right for a healthy Manchester

Live Lab Event: The West of England: Skills for the edge

Think. The West of England – Aardmen, Banksy, Brunel, Cabot, Pitman… The home of past greats with potential for a game changing future. Not just a powerhouse – a personality. A reputation for leadership in business, collaboration, versatility.

Claire Braithwaite on creating a vibrant Manchester

LIVE LAB EVENT: How can we make Leeds a home where all sectors connect to create inclusive growth?

Leeds is vibrant. Leeds is unique. But are we truly realising this as a city region?

Why businesses need to act now to stop modern slavery