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Learning to live with debt

This report from UK think tank the Centre for European Reform argue that Europe’s hawkish approach to

A new normal

This report from UK think tank RUSI looks at how to counter the financing of self-activating terrorism

When should individuals save for retirement?

This report from UK think tank the Institute for Fiscal Studies looks at predictions on retirement savings

After shocks

This report from UK think tank Resolution Foundation looks at financial resilience before and during the Covid-19

The truth tellers

This report from UK think tank IPPR looks at why we need profound audit sector reform now.

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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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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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By Carys Roberts; Mathew Lawrence

A declining labour share of national income, together with unequal capital ownership, mean wealth inequality in the UK has risen…

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By Professor Philip Booth

The extent of regulation of insurance companies has grown significantly in recent decades. The ‘freedom with publicity’ regime which defined…

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By Julian Jessop

The UK might appear to have the most to lose from Brexit if City firms find it harder to sell…

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