Become a business member and join us on our mission to create a sustainable and growing economy.
A 30% discount on sponsorship of Centre events and commissioning papers.
This discount can be used a maximum of four times a year across both commissioning papers and sponsorship of events.
Quarterly meetings with our Director or a Deputy Director.
These meetings are an opportunity to discuss the work Centre Think Tank is doing, your policy ideas and the challenges or opportunities facing businesses.
Advanced copies of our papers.
This includes a copy of our papers between one and two weeks before publication. You can also discuss the findings with a member of our team or the authors. This excludes some commissioned papers where the individual or organisation who commissions the paper does not want it shared before publication.
Monthly updates including opportunities to be involved in our work.
We send out monthly emails to update you on our work and opportunities to be involved.
Your logo will appear on this page and you can include our logo on your website.
The logo of every member of our business network is included on this page.You can also use the Centre logo on your website to display that you are part of our network. We will also design you a graphic for social media to announce you have joined our network alongside a quote from our Director to use for your website whilst you are a member.
Reasons to join
A vision for a better economy
An economy with social purpose
The government should actively support businesses which give back to their communities and have a social purpose. This includes businesses that work to support employees, adopt environmentally sustainable business practices, donate to charities and ensure they
A sustaniable economy
The government should support sustainable business practices. This includes building more renewable energy, incentives for recycling and new rewilding projects.
Growing the economy
The government should focus on policies which support businesses and which help to grow the economy. This includes investing more money in education and healthcare so we can create a happier, healthier and better educated workforce. It also means simplifying the tax system and simplifying regulations to make it easier to do business.
Our business team
Centre Business Network Chair
Penelope is the Co-Founder of Rebel Energy UK and was Utilities Businesswoman of the Year in 2021. She is also a Supervisory Board Member at Carlson Investments SE and was previously an Equity Research Analyst at Goldman Sachs.
Supporters from business
Across our networks we have a number of supporters with experience in business.
Lord Dick Taverne KC
Member of the House of Lords and Former Member of Parliament
Dick launched the Institute for Fiscal Studies and was its first Director. He also founded the Charity Sense about Science and served on the boards of several international companies. Dick also had a long political career and held a number of positions in government as a Minister and as Financial Secretary to the Treasury. He was also founder and leader of the Democratic Labour Party and sat as their MP. He later started the Campaign for Social Democracy Party.
Public Funding Lawyer at DW
Alexander is a former Government Lawyer and is now one of the UK's leading Public Funding lawyers now working at DWF. He was also a former European Commission Secondee.
Whether you want to know more about business membership or would like to join make sure to get in contact. Fill in this form and we will get back to you as soon as possible.