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Where next for the Living Wage?

Thursday 3 September 2015

Wages & Income

The Chancellor’s new ‘National Living Wage’ announced in the Budget will mean a welcome pay rise for low paid workers. But implementing it will be a big challenge for many employers and on its own secure it won’t a decent standard of living for millions of working families. What does this higher wage floor mean … Continued


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Resolution Foundation at the Party Conferences

Tuesday 6 October 2015

Shared Growth

Resolution Foundation’s 2015 political party conference fringe events programme is listed below. No registration is required, but please note that all events are in the secure zone so require a conference pass to access. Liberal Democrats Rethinking the Liberal Democrat approach to social justice 1-2pm Tues 22nd Sept – Avon room, BIC Norman Lamb MP … Continued


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The complete works: Targeting full employment in modern Britain

Monday 20 July 2015

Work & Security

The pursuit of full employment is back in fashion, with all the main parties committed to pursuing it. But what would full employment look like in Britain today, and what are the trade-offs in reaching this goal? Which hard-to reach groups need to be brought into the labour market, and what role can public policy play in … Continued


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Weathering the storm: the recent past, present and future of UK monetary policy

Tuesday 14 July 2015

Fiscal Choices

Resolution Foundation hosted David Miles’s outgoing speech as a member of the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee. A member of the Monetary Policy Committee – the body responsible for setting the Bank of England’s base rate –  since 2009, David Miles has been a key policy maker during a truly fascinating and tumultuous period for … Continued


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Benefiting everyone? Making Universal Credit fit for the next decade

Monday 8 June 2015

Welfare & Tax Reform

Over eight million households will be eligible for Universal Credit when it is fully up and running. But with the UK labour market having transformed in recent decades, is this once-in-a-generation reform being designed to deal with current and future welfare challenges, such as growing in-work poverty? Will it achieve its goals and prove to … Continued


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Time to pay up: Securing stronger, shared wage growth

Thursday 26 March 2015

Wages & Income

After the longest fall in modern history real wages are finally turning the corner. But the outlook for pay remains highly uncertain. Productivity remains on the floor. Automation and globalisation generate pessimism about our pay prospects. Others feel that the wage-gloom is overdone. As pay starts to rise what can be done to secure widely … Continued


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Time to catch up? Living standards in the next parliament

Thursday 12 March 2015

Shared Growth

After the deepest squeeze in living memory, household incomes are finally recovering. But when can we expect living standards to return to their previous peak and what is the outlook for the next Parliament? At an event at the Resolution Foundation’s central London headquarters, CBI Director-General John Cridland gave a speech on these issues setting … Continued