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This time is different – Universal Credit’s first recession

This latest report from UK think tank Resolution Foundation assesses the welfare system and its effect on

The decades of disruption

This latest report from UK think tank IPPR looks at the welfare settlement needed to tackle new

Working through it

This latest report from UK think tank Reform looks at the UK's Job Retention Scheme in comparison

Household debt and problem debt in British cities

This latest report from UK think tank Centre for Cities looks at levels of debt in people

Public service futures

This latest report from think tank the Fabian Society and the Foundation for European Progressive Studies (FEPS)

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Welfare reports

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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By Otto Lehto

The idea of a universal basic income (UBI) is that the state should give to all citizens (or residents) a…

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