London stalling? The past, present and future of our capital’s economy

Wednesday 27 June 2018

London is often said to be a different country within the UK, and it’s living standards story differs from the rest of the country too. How dependent is post-financial crisis London on the City? What are the strengths and weaknesses of the capital’s labour market? How is housing shaping the living standards challenges Londoners face? … Continued


Living standards war and peace: family incomes in recession and recovery

Tuesday 16 February 2016

Incomes and Inequality

The launch of Resolution Foundation’s annual living standards audit When will typical household incomes finally return to their pre-crash health, following a long squeeze and a strong bounce back in 2015? With the living standards recovery being felt very differently across the country, who’s gaining most and who’s missing out? How are households on low-to-middle … Continued


Tax cuts in tough times – who really gains?

Monday 1 December 2014

Tax and Welfare

The three main political parties have all pledged to cut taxes with the stated aim of helping low and middle income households in the next parliament. But who really benefits from these policies and how much will they cost? The Resolution Foundation presented new analysis of the distribution of gains under the different parties’ approaches, and … Continued