This report puts forward a series of recommendations for the UK and devolved governments, as well as local authorities, to start addressing the many challenges currently facing the UK food system.
The Covid-19 public health crisis has dominated our lives for more than a year. In economic terms, however, the crisis is likely to dominate for many years to come. Once the virus is brought under...
Women have borne the brunt of the pandemic’s impacts in the past year. Around 45 per cent of working women across the North work in sectors that have seen the biggest negative impacts during the pandemic.
Bad governance and poor management with too little accountability in businesses leave the UK economy with significant costs. Auditors should be the gatekeepers helping to keep such financial mismanagement at bay, yet too often they are failing to do so.
This report outlines the urgent need to decarbonise northern steel and change perceptions of the industry, and sets out a vision for how this can be achieved.
Covid-19 has caused serious disruption to end of life care provision in England. Excess deaths have spiked due to the pandemic, putting more strain on providers. The hospice sector has seen their fundraising disrupted, putting beds and continuity of care at risk.
This briefing marks the second in a series looking ahead to the Holyrood elections in May. It builds on IPPR Scotland’s Better Than Before report, released in September 2020, outlining the key...
One year since the Covid-19 pandemic took hold, the political narrative has become one of recovery, for the health system as much as for the economy. But what does 'build back better' really mean for an exhausted and over-stretched healthcare workforce?
The first report from our Rethinking Social Security in Scotland programme, in which we set a new direction for social security provision in Scotland, that sets our sights on securing a ‘living income’ for all.
The Covid-19 pandemic has posed unprecedented challenges for the integration of migrant communities. As the crisis subsides, England’s city region mayors – who represent more than half of the UK’s...