Film screening: The Divide

Monday 25 April 2016

Incomes and Inequality

How does the gap between the rich and poor affect the lives we live? What is the impact on the rich, as well as the rest? Is anyone really a winner from inequality and what, if anything, should be done to close the gap? These questions will be debated at a screening and Q&A of … Continued


No More Than We Deserve: The rights & wrongs of high & low pay

Monday 15 April 2013

Jobs, Skills and Pay

The High Pay Centre and the Resolution Foundation held an event hosted by The Institute of Directors. At this event Vince Cable announced that the National Minimum Wage will be increased by 1.9 per cent, or 12 pence, to £6.31 an hour, from 1 October 2013. The debate brought together the High Pay Centre’s research … Continued


Inequality, Debt and Growth

Tuesday 15 May 2012

Housing, Wealth and Debt

This event launched new analysis from NIESR on the link between inequality and debt in the run up to the 2008/09 financial crisis.  It considered the extent to which lower income households, who saw low income growth in the pre-crisis period, borrowed in order to sustain their consumption.  It also considered whether, with credit conditions … Continued