Think tank

Work Foundation

London, United Kingdom

The Work Foundation transforms people’s experience of work and the labour market through high quality applied research that influences public policies, organisational practices while empowering individuals. Through its rigorous research programmes targeting organisations, cities, regions and economies, now and for future trends; the Work Foundation is a leading provider of analysis, evaluation, policy advice and know-how in the UK and beyond.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.theworkfoundation.com/

Address:
1 Northumberland Avenue, London WC2N 5BW, UK

Country:
United Kingdom

Sub-region:
Northern Europe

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
UK
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
University
Year founded
1918
Age (years)
Work Foundation
103 
United Kingdom average
 35
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: Robert Hyde
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2019): Ben Harrison
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2016): Lesley Giles
Leader gender: Female
Staff size
2019
Work Foundation
 7
United Kingdom average
 52
Global average
 120
2016
Work Foundation
 16
% Female staff
2019
Work Foundation
71% 
United Kingdom average
45% 
Global average
42% 
% Female researchers
2019
Work Foundation
43% 
United Kingdom average
32% 
Global average
34% 

Organisational performance

Publications
2015
Work Foundation
 19
United Kingdom average
 49
Global average
 156

Social

Twitter
Followers (2019)
Work Foundation
 11,336
United Kingdom average
 24,104
Global average
 15,113
Followers (2017)
Work Foundation
 10,890
Followers (2016)
Work Foundation
 10,425
Subscribers (2019)
Work Foundation
 33
United Kingdom average
 12,496
Global average
 5,924
Followers (2019)
Work Foundation
 3,060
United Kingdom average
 5,498
Global average
 6,912

Data notes

Last updated: 11/02/2020
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s entry in wikipedia, Organisation´s website
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