• UPCOMING EVENTS

Ready for the next recession? Assessing the UK’s macroeconomic framework

Monday 9 September 2019

Public Finances and the Economy

The UK economy is facing its highest risk of recession since 2007, as Brexit uncertainty and global instability loom large. When the next downturn will arrive is impossible to say, but now is a good time to ensure that we are ready to respond. Crucially the world has moved on since we last prepared our … Continued

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Tough enough? Enforcing Britain’s labour market rules

Monday 16 September 2019

Jobs, Skills and Pay

Workers across Britain have a multitude of rights at work – from the minimum wage to maximum hours. But, despite receiving far too little attention, it is labour market enforcement that is essential to turn those rights into a reality. How effective is Britain’s labour market enforcement regime? What breaches of labour standards are most common? Does … Continued

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Structurally unsound: Tackling embedded social inequality in the UK

Tuesday 8 October 2019

Incomes and Inequality

While modern Britain is a more inclusive and open society than once it was, a myriad of structural inequalities persist. These inequalities – covering race, gender, class, sexuality and health – are not always obvious, but they are embedded in our society and in our institutions in a way that fundamentally tilts the balance against … Continued

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The Care Crunch: how do we create a brighter future for older people?

Monday 1 September 2008

Tax and Welfare

The Resolution Foundation held fringe events at all three Party Conferences on The Care Crunch – how do we create a brighter future for older people. With the credit crunch dominating the media this event sought to highlight the pressure on public finances and family budgets faced by rising care needs in an ageing society. This … Continued

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Financial health meetings: drowning not waving?

Monday 1 September 2008

Incomes and Inequality

The Resolution Foundation and the Money Advice Trust held joint events at the Labour and Conservative Party conferences on the theme of financial health. The aim of the meetings was to discuss how we might build on current financial inclusion and capability agendas to make people more resilient and to explore what support people need … Continued

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Resolution Foundation Annual Conference 2008

Tuesday 29 April 2008

Incomes and Inequality, Tax and Welfare

Nick Clegg MP, David Willets MP, and Julie Jones, Chief Executive of the Social Care Institute for Excellence, joined the Resolution Foundation and nearly 100 stakeholders to discuss the issue of “Mapping future care”. The aim of the conference was to launch the Foundation’s new report A to Z: mapping long-term care market, with a presentation … Continued

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Seminar: launch of comparison websites research report to stakeholders

Thursday 11 October 2007

Incomes and Inequality

The Resolution Foundation held a seminar on Thursday 11th October 2007 to launch the Foundation’s new report Compare & Contrast: How the UK Comparison Website Market is serving Financial Consumers. The purpose of the seminar was to facilitate discussion on the Foundation’s research findings and to discuss its proposal for a new voluntary code of practice … Continued

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Influencing financial behaviour and the role of generic financial advice

Friday 29 June 2007

The Resolution Foundation held a seminar on Friday 29 June 2007 to discuss the role of Generic Financial Advice (GFA) in influencing financial behaviour. The purpose of the seminar was to discuss this issue in the context of the Thoresen Review of Generic Financial Advice. The seminar was chaired by Sue Regan, Chief Executive of the … Continued

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