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The 2019 Spring Statement provided little in the way of answers. We had new OBR forecasts, with

Helping hand?

Universal Credit is one of the most significant reforms of the welfare system in the UK for

Spring forward or fall back?

Ahead of Budgets and Spring Statements, speculation usually revolves around what the forecast will say and what

Proceed with caution

This report provides a critical examination of how personal budgets have been used to deliver public services

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Headlines about shop closures might give the impression that retail’s decline is a relatively recent phenomenon, but

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By Various authors

The 2019 Spring Statement provided little in the way of answers. We had new OBR forecasts, with yet another fiscal…

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By Ryan Shorthouse; Sam Lampier; Anvar Sarygulov

Universal Credit is one of the most significant reforms of the welfare system in the UK for decades. Initially, it…

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By Matthew Whittaker

Ahead of Budgets and Spring Statements, speculation usually revolves around what the forecast will say and what the Chancellor will…

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By Claudia Martinez; Josh Pritchard

This report provides a critical examination of how personal budgets have been used to deliver public services in the UK.…

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By Daniel Tomlinson; Laura Gardiner

Headlines about shop closures might give the impression that retail’s decline is a relatively recent phenomenon, but in fact retail’s…

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By Michael Johnson

The research, authored by Associate Fellow Michael Johnson, outlines the vast, and continuing, growth in unfunded spending promises by government,…

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By Various authors

This report considers how the UK AML regime should develop after the conclusion of the 2018 Financial Action Task Force…

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By James Smith

Household incomes are around £1,500 year lower today than they were expected to be before the Brexit referendum – with…

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By Vera E Troeger

The UK has just lived through a decade of turmoil, which began with the financial crisis and ends with the…

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