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  • Uncovering solutions and actions in Data Poverty Lab phase three

    08/05/2024 · News

    Uncovering solutions and actions in Data Poverty Lab phase three

    Data Poverty Research Associate, Sarah Knowles, joins Good Things to forge ahead with the third phase of the Data Poverty Lab, explaining the achievements of the Lab so far and what's to come in the year ahead.

  • How deep is the UK’s digital divide?

    02/05/2024 · News

    How deep is the UK’s digital divide?

    Katie Heard, Head of Research and Insights, explores the depths of the digital divide following the release of Good Things' latest state of the Digital Nation.

  • A digital future is our choice: what kind of modern Britain do we want?

    22/04/2024 · News | Our thoughts

    A digital future is our choice: what kind of modern Britain do we want?

    Good Things' Group CEO, Helen Milner OBE, reflects on her discussion with Martha Lane Fox and their shared vision for a connected Britain.

  • Samuel’s story: From digitally clueless to connected

    22/04/2024 · Our stories

    Samuel’s story: From digitally clueless to connected

    Samuel's mental health and isolation was almost unbearable, until he found support to get online and learn to use technology. Now he's digitally connected and helping others through volunteering.

  • Martha Lane Fox outlines her vision for a green, digital economy

    12/04/2024 · News

    Martha Lane Fox outlines her vision for a green, digital economy

    Businesswoman and philanthropist, Martha Lane Fox joined Good Things Foundation to share her thoughts on modern Britain - and how we can be the greenest and most digital economy in the world.

  • Compounding inequalities in accessing digital health services

    11/04/2024 · Our thoughts

    Compounding inequalities in accessing digital health services

    Research and Data Officer, Megan Potts, reflects and provides insights from our ‘Designing For Digital Inclusion in Healthcare’ seminar series.

  • Tackling the Digital Divide: Digital Futures for Good

    04/04/2024 · Our thoughts

    Tackling the Digital Divide: Digital Futures for Good

    Good Things CEO, Helen Milner, reflects on the first episode of Digital Futures For Good, where she spoke with Baroness Dido Harding and Baroness Anna Healy.

  • The Minimum Digital Living Standard for Households with Children has launched

    18/03/2024 · News

    The Minimum Digital Living Standard for Households with Children has launched

    For the first time, we have a benchmark defined by the public about what families think is enough to feel included in our digital society. It tells us what families need to know, do, and be able to afford. Emma Stone explores the groundbreaking new findings.

  • Helen Milner with a member of the National Digital Inclusion Network smiling and holding placards that say we're fixing the digital divide for good.

    13/03/2024 · News

    Good Things Foundation are national coordinators for ALL DIGITAL Weeks 2024

    We're delighted to be be National Coordinators for ALL DIGITAL Weeks 2024 for the UK, here's everything you need to know about the campaign.

  • Good Things CEO Helen Milner sits with Baroness Dido Harding and Baroness Anna Healy in front of a Virgin Media O2 sign

    07/03/2024 · News

    Digital Futures For Good: with Baroness Dido Harding and Baroness Anna Healy

    Good Things Foundation launch their new conversation series, Digital Futures for Good, exploring the solutions to fix the digital divide. On our first episode we're joined by Baroness Dido Harding and Baroness Anna Healy.

  • Spring Budget overlooks the transformative potential of digital inclusion

    06/03/2024 · News

    Spring Budget overlooks the transformative potential of digital inclusion

    Good Things' Group CEO, Helen Milner OBE, writes about how the Spring Budget has missed an opportunity by not investing in digital inclusion, impacting both people and the economy.

  • Cost of connectivity crisis: One in 10 Brits would cut back on food or heating rather than lose internet access

    04/03/2024 · News

    Cost of connectivity crisis: One in 10 Brits would cut back on food or heating rather than lose internet access

    We're making digital for all, as new research reveals just how vital Brits consider being connected to the internet is to their everyday lives.