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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 Kevin Dowd

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

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By Michael Johnson

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

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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…

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By Anthony Breach; Gabriele Piazza

Financial services are widely recognised as playing an important role in the national economy. That they are centred in London…

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The consensus view is that this post-Brexit flash crash has damaged Britain’s economy. However, some economists suggest an overly strong…

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By Emil Dall; Tom Keatinge

This paper seeks to establish the baseline for a discussion on proliferation finance in the (re)insurance sector. The insurance industry…

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By Conor D'Arcy; Torsten Bell

The wealth of Scottish households has grown rapidly in recent years and now exceeds £1 trillion for the first time.…

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By Rowena Crawford

There has been lots of recent research and debate on individuals’ accumulation of wealth for retirement, driven by the concern…

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By Alfie Stirling

This policy paper from the UK think tank IPPR proposes a new framework for UK macroeconomic policy. Since the global…

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