Tackling Britain’s care crisis: What would a cross-party, long-term plan look like?

Thursday 11 July 2019

Intergenerational Centre

Thursday 11 July, 9.30-10.45am, Resolution Foundation offices, Westminster There is now clear cross-party consensus that social care provision across Britain needs urgent reform. But a cross-party consensus on what that reform might look like, let alone how it would be funded, remains frustratingly out from reach. With numerous reviews of social care having been delayed … Continued


The Technology trap: Capital, labour and power in the age of automation

Monday 24 June 2019

Book launch for ‘The Technology Trap’ by Carl Frey, with response from Diane Coyle Monday 24 June, 6-7.15pm, Resolution Foundation offices, Westminster   In the long run, rising living standards are driven by productivity improvements. But people don’t live in the long run. While technological innovations can boost output and living standards, they can also … Continued


The ‘Transatlantic jobs miracle’: What lies behind and beneath it?  

Wednesday 12 June 2019

Jobs, Skills and Pay

Book launch for ‘Not Working’ by David Blanchflower Wednesday 12 June, 6-7.15pm, Resolution Foundation offices, Westminster   In the US, unemployment has fallen to a five decade low, while in the UK it is at its lowest level since 1974. These headline figures suggest that both countries are close to full employment – and that … Continued