Monthly Archives: November 2012

In the run up to a budget or autumn statement, one piece of paper becomes the most important in Whitehall: the scorecard. This is the table which sets out the net effect of the government’s planned decisions: how much is … Continue reading

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Is it possible to be family-friendly but unfriendly to women? Tomorrow, Nick Clegg will announce that the right to request flexible working will be extended to all employees, as signalled in the Queen’s speech earlier this year. This is good … Continue reading

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In the screeds of prose currently being written about Barack Obama’s re-election and what it might or might not mean for UK politics, it is the economy, stupid, that stands out as most perplexing.

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At IPPR we’re proud to be an accredited living wage employer. Back in 2005, one of our members of staff got involved with the London Citizens campaign for a living wage and lobbied for IPPR to sign up, which we … Continue reading

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