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Measuring the disability pay gap in London

This report from the UK think tank the Social Market Foundation looks at the disability pay gap

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This report from the UK think tank Demos looks at building church-secular partnerships for social good. 'Holy

Looked-after children: the silent crisis

This report from the UK think tank the Social Market Foundation gives a 2019 update on the

There is an alternative

This report from the UK think tank IPPR looks at ending austerity in the UK. Since 2010/11,

Social care: free at the point of need

This report from the UK think tank IPPR examines the case for free personal care in England.

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By Adam Corlett

In 2017, Members of the Scottish Parliament unanimously voted the Child Poverty (Scotland) Act 2017 into law, creating targets for…

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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 Josh Emden; Luke Murphy; Hywel Lloyd

This report from the UK think tank IPPR looks at the findings of the Income Crisis Taskforce and establishing common…

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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 Various authors

In a spending review year, Cities Outlook 2019 explores how local government cuts since 2010 have impacted UK cities, finding…

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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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