Healthy Finances? How to pay for the NHS’s 70th birthday present

Tuesday 12 June 2018

As Britain prepares to mark the 70th birthday of the NHS, healthcare has become the most pressing worry for British adults. As a result, dealing with its immediate and longer term funding gaps has risen up the political agenda. But while that means there is now a political consensus that the NHS needs greater funding, … Continued


Macronomics: Assessing the new French radicalism

Tuesday 5 June 2018

Speech by Pierre-André Imbert, Social Policy Advisor to President Macron President Macron swept to victory in the French elections last year on a ticket of radical reform. In government he has begun to roll-out the promised reforms – and more. Among the most controversial are plans to reform the French labour market, which has long … Continued


Regulating the regulators: The power and legitimacy of the central bankers directing our economy

Tuesday 22 May 2018

Public Finances and the Economy

Book launch for Unelected Power by Paul Tucker Central bankers have played a key role in directing economies across the world since the financial crisis. From the slashing of interest rates, to the introduction of Quantitative Easing and major reforms to who can get a mortgage, the decisions of central Banks profoundly affect people’s living … Continued


Grand Challenges: How Britain can boost its prosperity amidst global economic shifts

Tuesday 22 May 2018

Incomes and Inequality

A series of lunchtime discussions with Ministers across government and leaders from the worlds of business, technology and policy, hosted by the Resolution Foundation Monday 21 – Thursday 24 May, Resolution Foundation offices, St James’ Park Raising productivity lies at the heart of our living standards and wider economic prospects. But finding the right levers … Continued


Off the floor: Britain’s new low pay challenges

Friday 18 May 2018

Jobs, Skills and Pay

The National Living Wage has transformed Britain’s low pay landscape, with the number of low waged workers falling significantly for the first time in 40 years. But Britain’s low pay challenges are far from over, and a higher minimum wage, crucial as that is, cannot solve them all. We need to focus on those new … Continued


Re-assessing the Generational Contract: Examining intergenerational equity across advanced economies

Monday 14 May 2018

Incomes and Inequality, Intergenerational Commission

Monday 14 May, 9.30am-5.30pm, Resolution Foundation offices, St James Park Questions about intergenerational equity have risen up the economic and political agenda in recent years. From why the rapid generation-on-generation incomes gains of the 20th century have ended, to how the market and state should respond to ageing populations, these are some of the biggest … Continued