Analysis and action on living standards
New report: What role can macroeconomic policy can play in alleviating the economic impact of a ‘no deal’ Brexit?
To begin a three-year investigation of labour market enforcement, we take a closer look at what official data can tell us about violations of labour market rights, who is most at risk, and the redress regime. We find that a worrying share of relevant workers are paid below the wage floor; report they have no paid holiday entitlement; or are not in receipt of a payslip. Worryingly, those most affected are less likely than average to take formal action to realise their rights.
The Resolution Foundation is an independent think-tank focused on improving the living standards for those on low to middle incomes. We work across a wide range of economic and social policy, combining our core purpose with a commitment to analytical rigour.
There are bad ideas, really bad ideas – and then there’s abolishing inheritance tax. This is the new top priority announced by the Brexit Party – one of only two policies beyond Brexit.
We are looking for an exceptional candidate to lead our work on the UK social security system and help drive the production of high quality, innovative economic analysis and associated social policy recommendations.
The Resolution Foundation calculates the real Living Wage – a voluntary hourly pay rate that is based on what families need to get by. The current national rate is:
The UK’s macroeconomic policy framework has not kept pace with significant changes to our economic environment and is at risk of leaving the country underprepared for the next recession.
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