Good Things Foundation and J.P. Morgan: Digital Skills and Economic Inclusi...

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The Lighthouse

11 Mitchell Lane

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G1 3NU

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Good Things Foundation and J.P. Morgan are holding an exciting event in Glasgow on Thursday 27 June from 2 - 4 (with arrivals from 1.30pm), also in partnership with SCVO.

Together, we’ll be launching a new research report on how digital skills can improve economic inclusion - both for people on low incomes and/or seeking work, and also for small businesses.

Despite widespread internet access, there is a deep divide between those who have the digital skills and confidence to benefit fully, and those who do not. The latest Ofcom release shows a 17% gap in internet use between adults in high and low socio-economic groups. Of people with zero digital skills, 46% earn less than £17,499 a year. People with basic digital skills can expect a lifetime increase of their average earnings of 2.8%.

The report makes a powerful case for integrating digital skills into programmes that support jobs and skills, financial inclusion and small business growth.

We will also be talking about next steps and how you can get involved - using the research to drive innovative new programmes that engage and empower the people and businesses most in need. You’ll also have chance to network with people and organisations from across the public, private and third sectors with an interest in tackling these issues.

Places at the event are limited, so please register soon to reserve your place.





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