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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

Holy alliances

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 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 Ben Baumberg Geiger

Demos is excited to announce the launch of a new report from academic Ben Baumberg Geiger and Demos think tank, which…

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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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