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  • Another year fixing the digital divide: 12 achievements in our 12th year

    19/12/2023 · News

    Another year fixing the digital divide: 12 achievements in our 12th year

    Our Group CEO, Helen Milner OBE, reflects on some of our best moments of 2023 - with highlights from our team, partners and the National Digital Inclusion Network.

  • Jonathan’s story

    18/12/2023 · Our stories

    Jonathan’s story

    From an asylum seeker with no internet access to now a volunteer at Learn for Life, Jonathan's life has been transformed with access to free data and a device.

  • Bridging the digital divide with Standard Life

    18/12/2023 · News

    Bridging the digital divide with Standard Life

    In this guest blog, Standard Life outline their 3 step digital inclusion strategy and how they're supporting us by promoting Learn My Way to their customers.

  • Standard Life become Learn My Way supporters

    18/12/2023 · News

    Standard Life become Learn My Way supporters

    Standard Life is joining our fight against digital exclusion by promoting Learn My Way to their millions of customers.

  • New research reveals 90% of Brits use digital to connect with loved ones during the holidays

    12/12/2023 · News

    New research reveals 90% of Brits use digital to connect with loved ones during the holidays

    New polling commissioned by Vodafone UK shows how important the internet and digital technology is during the festive season.

  • Designing digital inclusion in healthcare – where do you start?

    11/12/2023 · Our thoughts

    Designing digital inclusion in healthcare – where do you start?

    Discover how we can tackle the digital divide in healthcare through our upcoming webinar series. Our Head of Research and Data Insights, Katie Heard, outlines what will be covered in January 2024.

  • New research shows that internet access is among top 20 things Brits are most grateful for

    07/12/2023 · News

    New research shows that internet access is among top 20 things Brits are most grateful for

    New polling reveals that amidst financial concerns and the cost-of-living crisis in the UK, 38% of people are most grateful for internet access, with one in three unable to imagine life without a smartphone.

  • The public sector revolution: Saving the planet while bridging the digital divide

    06/12/2023 · Our thoughts

    The public sector revolution: Saving the planet while bridging the digital divide

    Our Group CEO, Helen Milner OBE, blogs about how the public sector is taking action in tackling digital exclusion and reducing e-waste by donating tech for social good.

  • Kobra’s story

    30/11/2023 · Our stories

    Kobra’s story

    Kobra was struggling to afford to get online before visiting her local Digital Inclusion Hub. Since accessing free data, devices and digital skills training, her life has been transformed.

  • Virgin Media O2 opens 250 more databanks and boosts free mobile data this Christmas

    30/11/2023 · News

    Virgin Media O2 opens 250 more databanks and boosts free mobile data this Christmas

    Good Things Foundation's Strategic Partner, Virgin Media O2, announces all O2 owned stores will become National Databank Digital Inclusion Hubs giving out free connectivity to people most in need this festive season.

  • Insights from Lloyds Consumer Digital Index and Nominet’s Digital Youth Index

    29/11/2023 · Our thoughts

    Insights from Lloyds Consumer Digital Index and Nominet’s Digital Youth Index

    Two key reports launched last week and both highlight a growing digital exclusion gap. Head of Research and Data Insights, Katie Heard, discusses the key findings.

  • Circularity for social good: meet the Public Sector Pioneers

    28/11/2023 · Our thoughts

    Circularity for social good: meet the Public Sector Pioneers

    A suitable device is essential for digital inclusion. The continuing cost of living crisis is putting this out of reach for millions. We can fix this, says Good Things' Group CEO Helen Milner.