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.
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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.
The government has set out an intention to ‘build, build, build’ one million new homes by the end of the current parliament. Speeding up home building will, according to the government, require...
Eight leading employers' associations joint statement in support of IPPR immigration reform policy proposals to increase flexibility and reward employers who invest in local skills
New research reveals the scale of the job losses under the Chancellor’s new Job Support Scheme and the Job Retention Bonus when the furlough scheme winds up at the end of the month.