The Covid crisis has affected us all, but it has not done so equally. We must remember that when it comes to paying for the recovery. Regardless of who wins the election in May, it’s likely that...
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...
This briefing marks the first in a series looking ahead to the Holyrood elections in May.
Some taxes can be raised this year without stifling the recovery, especially if the Chancellor commits to a major stimulus package alongside them. We identified four priority tax reforms that could make the system more balanced, more sustainable, and could prevent inequality from escalating further.
The UK needs to match the ambition of the new Biden administration in the US, IPPR has calculated, if it is to restart the UK economy quickly and minimise long-term scarring effects on businesses, workers and families.
As the Covid-19 vaccine is rolled-out across the UK, there is hope that the acute health crisis might soon come to an end. Yet, the crisis afflicting businesses is far from over. We find that almost...
Leading economists have written to the Tim Davie, the BBC's Director General, to object that some BBC reporting of the spending review "misrepresented" the financial constraints facing the UK government and economy
Exploring experiences of debt and household finance before and during the pandemic, and how the financial impacts of Covid-19 may affect people in different demographic groups and regions
This paper makes the case for a “family stimulus” – a much-needed boost to the income of hard-hit families through the social security system and targeted investment in childcare to ensure the continued functioning of the sector.
The first in a series of reports on how we can deliver justice in Scotland and rebuild following the Covid-19 crisis.