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Helping hand?

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

The living standards outlook 2019

Detailed data about household incomes comes with a considerable lag. And while the Office for Budget Responsibility

Free to work

The Employment Flexibility Index of LFMI quantifies a great divergence in employment regulations between EU countries. Of

Pathways from poverty

Will the Department for Work and Pensions ever be capable of delivering a pathway from poverty for

Testing times

Supporting active fatherhood should be seen within the context of the Government’s approach to social reform. This

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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 Adam Corlett

Detailed data about household incomes comes with a considerable lag. And while the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) produces economic…

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By Patrick Hall; Caio Zanforlin; Anna Jandura-Cessna

The Employment Flexibility Index of LFMI quantifies a great divergence in employment regulations between EU countries. Of the 41 countries…

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By Tom Pollard

Will the Department for Work and Pensions ever be capable of delivering a pathway from poverty for ill and disabled…

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By Frank Young

Supporting active fatherhood should be seen within the context of the Government’s approach to social reform. This report sets out…

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By David Finch; Laura Gardiner

This briefing note focuses on the implications of recent changes to Universal Credit (UC) – in particular the £1,000 increase…

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By Conor D'Arcy; David Finch

This report sets out the method through which the Living Wage rates in London and the rest of the UK…

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By Various Authors

Government is quietly shifting costs of public services on to individuals. Where government can get people to pay directly for…

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By The Social Metrics Commission

Our CEO, Philippa Stroud established the Social Metrics Commission with the sole aim of developing new measures of poverty for…

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