Welfare

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Back in credit?

This briefing note focuses on the implications of recent changes to Universal Credit (UC) – in particular

Calculating a living wage for London and the rest of the UK

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

Performance tracker 2018

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

A new measure of UK poverty

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

No easy options

The social care system is in need of reform, at present people are not protected from the

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Welfare reports

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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By Kathryn Petrie; Nigel Keohane

The social care system is in need of reform, at present people are not protected from the catastrophic costs that…

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By David Finch

The long implementation of Universal Credit (UC) has been far from smooth and we’ve become all too used to negative…

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By Professor Len Shackleton

The National Minimum/Living Wage system has become too complicated, making unintentional non-compliance a problem, and is in danger of becoming…

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By Tom Kelsey

In 1974, the Labour government established a Royal Commission on the Distribution of Income and Wealth, which was known as…

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By David Finch; George Bangham; Toby Phillips

This research paper looks at what people put in and take out from the welfare state over their lifetime, updating…

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