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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

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Making a reality of Inclusive Growth: a keynote lecture with Nobel Laureate Prof Joseph Stiglitz

Wednesday 2 March 2016

Incomes and Inequality

The APPG on Inclusive Growth together with the Resolution Foundation presents:  Making a reality of Inclusive Growth: a keynote lecture with Nobel Laureate Prof Joseph Stiglitz How do we make a reality of inclusive growth? Where are the points of consensus and contention? Against a backdrop of record employment but weak wage growth, the emerging opportunities … Continued

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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

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State of working Scotland with Roseanna Cunningham MSP

Wednesday 20 January 2016

Jobs, Skills and Pay

In Edinburgh, the Resolution Foundation launched a major new report into the Scottish labour market and living standards at which Roseanna Cunningham MSP delivered a key note speech. The report focuses on how Scotland weathered the recession and the shape of its recovery, highlighting both the similarities and differences to the experience of other nations and regions of the UK. … Continued

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Capital gains? Taking on London’s living standards challenge

Thursday 7 January 2016

Incomes and Inequality

Keynote speech by Sadiq Khan, Labour candidate for London Mayor The new National Living Wage is set to transform low pay across Britain. But it will have far less impact in the capital where a far lower proportion of workers earn the legal minimum. Should London have a different approach to tackling low pay, and … Continued

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Matthew Hancock MP in conversation with David Willetts on the living wage

Tuesday 6 October 2015

Jobs, Skills and Pay

The Chancellor’s announcement of a National Living Wage, a policy based in part on the recommendations of the Resolution Foundation review into the future of the Minimum Wage, was arguably the most eye-catching announcement of the Summer Budget. This higher wage floor will deliver a welcome boost to low-paid workers, but implementing it will be … Continued

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Where next for the Living Wage?

Thursday 3 September 2015

Jobs, Skills and Pay

The Chancellor’s new ‘National Living Wage’ announced in the Budget will mean a welcome pay rise for low paid workers. But implementing it will be a big challenge for many employers and on its own secure it won’t a decent standard of living for millions of working families. What does this higher wage floor mean … Continued

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