Financial Policy

Latest Reports

Value added

This report from the UK think tank Demos looks at how better government procurement can build a

The Treasury’s responsibility for the results of public spending

This report from the UK think tank the Institute for Government looks at the Treasury's role in

Just tax

This report from the UK think tank IPPR looks at reforming the taxation of income from wealth

Pour decisions

This report from the UK think tank the Social Market Foundation looks at the case for reforming

Changing gear

‘Changing Gear: A Growth Budget to Boost the British Economy’, authored by the Rt Hon Priti Patel

Explore our reports

  • Reset
Advanced search

Financial Policy reports

By Sacha Hilhorst

This research looks at the emotional impact of retirement decision-making on people’s lives, and whether the choices we make at…

Read more

By Peter Kenway; Carla Ayrton

Neighbourhood services have been cut on average by 17% since 2010/11, though the variation between councils is substantial. This report…

Read more

By Daniel Tomlinson

This groundbreaking piece of research addresses the question of earnings volatility, unearthing some striking findings about the lived experience of…

Read more

By Mark Morrin; Howard Reed

This report makes the case for a place-based approach to building credit. We argue that improving aggregate credit scores at…

Read more

By Nigel Keohane; Nicole Gicheva; Andrew Barlow

Think of the ‘Bank of Mum and Dad’, and you conjure up an image of well-heeled, wealthy parents gifting their…

Read more

By Michael Johnson

Britain’s household savings ratio has plummeted to 4.9%, the lowest since records began in 1963. With savings rates falling and…

Read more

By Kevin Dowd

This report suggests that the UK’s Equity Release sector is in deep trouble, with the regulator having missed opportunities to…

Read more

By Michael Johnson

Royal Mail plans to offers its employees a Collective Defined Contribution (CDC) pensions scheme risk undermining recently-gained pensions freedoms. ‘A…

Read more

By Daniel Tomlinson; Adam Corlett

Worries about the state of modern capitalism abound from politicians across the political spectrum. This should be no surprise, with…

Read more