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We provide independent research and policy recommendations for the UK's creative industries.
A ten-year, ten-point plan to enhance socio-economic diversity in the creative economy
An analysis of Createch businesses - where they are, who works for them, and what they need
Lessons for designing effective skills policies for local creative industries
How higher education can be a driver of innovation, skills and economic growth.
Two weeks of the latest research and policy to help support creative freelancers
A look at PEC's work over the last year to see how we have responded to the COVID-19 crisis
Making the case for targeted funding to creative microclusters around the UK.
The PEC is part of the Creative Industries Clusters Programme led by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and funded through the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund.