Inequality will be unleashed in the 2020s. Technological change will strengthen returns to capital while reducing labour power. The cost of living, especially housing, will rise faster than income for many. The fiscal direction of the UK will accentuate trends towards inequality, with relative poverty rates rising and the working poor losing ground. Wealth inequalities, already high, will increase due to technological, demographic and economic trends.
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Snakes and ladders: Tackling precarity in social security and employment supportAcross the country, people are trying to make ends meet, build financial security and pursue their aspirations. But, in a vicious cycle of snakes and ladders, many are being pulled down into poverty.
Making markets: The City's role in industrial strategyTo tackle climate change, we need a significant increase in public and private capital investment.
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