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The state of pay: Demystifying the gender pay gap

The UK has a gender pay gap: within industries, within occupations, and within organisations, women tend to earn less per hour than men. A small proportion of this gap may be the result of unequal …

10/05/2018
Catherine Colebrook
Charlotte Snelling
Publication Report Jobs & skills Society & migration IPPR

A poor tax - Council tax in London: Time for reform

Council tax is considered by many to be in the ‘too difficult to touch’ box when it comes to reform. Haunted by memories of the community charge, better known as the poll tax, which is widely …

22/03/2018
Charlotte Snelling
Alfie Stirling
Publication Housing & infrastructure IPPR

Right To Home? Rethinking homelessness in rural communities

Idyllic images of rolling hills, countryside pursuits and village life mask can significant experiences of inequality and deprivation to which rural communities are vulnerable. Homelessness,tradition…

10/07/2017
Charlotte Snelling
Publication Report Society & migration

Working well: A plan to reduce long term sickness absence

Not enough is being done by businesses or government to prevent people leaving work and moving onto sickness benefits; the result is a stubbornly high number of employment support allowance and …

15/02/2017
Bill Davies
Joe Dromey
Charlotte Snelling
Craig Thorley
Publication Jobs & skills Report

Lessons from Germany: Tenant power in the rental market

The second of our series of reports comparing the English and German housing markets explores the lessons that policymakers in England can learn from Germany – where renting, the dominant tenure, …

16/01/2017
Bill Davies
Charlotte Snelling
Susanne Marquardt
Publication Housing & infrastructure Report