Generational progress in the UK is grinding to a halt. Those in their 20s and 30s today have incomes no higher than the previous generation at the same age and are in fact worse off once housing...
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In this report, we propose a roadmap towards shorter working time in Scotland.
Fair work can provide people with a decent standard of living, a sense of purpose and a means of contributing to society. But for too many people in Scotland, work fails to deliver decent living standards or the security on which to build a good life.
In this paper we trace the emergence of a poorly understood social challenge and one which symbolises Britain’s broken ‘social settlement’: the continued rise in working poverty since the beginning of this century.
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...
It is time for the government to match its rhetoric on decarbonisation and levelling up with action, says Jonathan Webb. Aspirations to decarbonise our economy and level up the country are...
Central to The UK's ambition of achieving net zero is the construction industry. However, the sector is facing large and persistent skills gaps and skills shortages, that may hamper its ability to make good on those ambitions.
From #BuildBackBetter and Black Lives Matter to net zero – 2020 has been characterised by calls for a better and more sustainable future. This paper explores how we can better design public policy to support a rapid and fair transition to net zero and the restoration of nature.
The pandemic has had dire consequences for people’s lives – not just in health terms, but economically. This tide of hardship will only swell without adequate support for the economy.
The government should use the ten-point plan to deliver an investment-led economic recovery focused on job-creation, decarbonising the economy, restoring nature, and tackling inequality.