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Not cashless, but less cash

This report from the UK think tank IPPR looks at economic justice and the future of UK

Beyond levelling up

In this report from the UK think tank the Social Market Foundation, Tim Pitt makes the Conservative

The first hundred days

This report from the UK think tank Policy Exchange looks at how the Government can implement the

Win & Save

This report from the UK think tank Social Market Foundation explores the potential of a lottery savings

Time to liberate Libra?

This report from the UK think tank EPICENTER looks at whether the regulatory worries around Libra are

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By Shelagh Whitley; Joe Thwaites; Helena Wright; Caroline Ott

Article 2.1c of the Paris Agreement breaks new ground. It is the first time that the United Nations Framework Convention…

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By Anton Moiseienko; Olivier Kraft

This Occasional Paper discusses the ways that cyber-criminals manage the proceeds of their crimes, from employing money mules to using…

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By Florence Keen

The spendthrift wife of a jailed Azerbaijani banker has emerged as the subject of the UK’s first Unexplained Wealth Order,…

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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…

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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…

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By Daniel Tomlinson

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

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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…

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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…

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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…

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