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100% business rate retention pilots: what can be learnt and at what cost?

The business rates retention scheme (BRRS) means that councils bear a proportion of the real-terms change in

A new bargain: people, productivity and prosperity

The UK has a productivity and prosperity problem. The country languishes at the bottom of productivity indices

Choices, choices

In December 2017 we commissioned ComRes to survey 500 human resources decision makers in UK private sector

The Great British Breakthrough

Conducted by YouGov on behalf of Centre for Social Justice Fieldwork Dates: 30th June - 3rd July

Managing automation

As machines become increasingly capable of performing tasks once thought to be the sole preserve of people,

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By  Neil Amin-Smith; David Phillips; Polly Simpson

The business rates retention scheme (BRRS) means that councils bear a proportion of the real-terms change in business rates revenues…

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By Jake Sumner; Phillip Blond

The UK has a productivity and prosperity problem. The country languishes at the bottom of productivity indices with employees working…

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By Lindsay Judge

In December 2017 we commissioned ComRes to survey 500 human resources decision makers in UK private sector firms that hire…

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By Various Authors

Conducted by YouGov on behalf of Centre for Social Justice Fieldwork Dates: 30th June - 3rd July 2017

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By Carys Roberts; Mathew Lawrence; Loren King

As machines become increasingly capable of performing tasks once thought to be the sole preserve of people, some commentators have…

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By Professor Len Shackleton

Proportion of UK employees needing a licence to work has doubled in the last 15 years.  A new report from…

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By Mathew Lawrence; Nigel Mason

The unequal ownership of capital in the economy is a powerful driver of inequality. With the share of national income…

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By Susan Harris Rimmer

Through the use of policy and spending levers, governments can play four primary roles in encouraging procurement from enterprises owned…

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By Daniel Mahoney

Low productivity is a crippling problem for the British economy. And it shows little sign of improvement: levels have been…

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