Resolution Foundation

Monday, March 5, 2018

Monday, March 5, 2018

Baby boomers must pay higher taxes to fund health and welfare services, says Lord Willetts

Baby boomers must pay higher taxes to fund health and welfare services, says Lord Willetts

Lord Willetts says baby boomers must pay higher taxes to fund healthcare

Lord Willetts is to say we are now at a 'tipping point' due to the ageing population

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Budget 2017: 'Low self-employed earners will be unaffected by National Insurance hike', says analyst

Analyst says budget criticism is overblown as only 50% of self-employed people will be affected

Budget 2017: 'Low self-employed earners unaffected by National Insurance hike'

Stephen Clarke, a policy analyst for the Resolution Foundation, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the planned rise in National insurance payments for self-employed people

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Thinktank report suggests UK inequality could rise to Margaret Thatcher levels

Brexit helping drive UK inequality back to Margaret Thatcher-era levels, says thinktank

Brexit helping return UK inequality to Margaret Thatcher levels, says thinktank

The Resolution Foundation report warned that falling living standards for the poor in the country could lead to rises in inequality not unlike when Margaret Thatcher was Prime Minister

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Gender 'pay penalty': 'Employers need to be more aware', says Resolution Foundation

The 'gender pay gap' is actually a choice gap, says Julia Hartley-Brewer

The 'gender pay gap' is actually a choice gap, says Julia Hartley-Brewer

Our presenter chatted to a representative of the Resolution Foundation, author of a new study on gender pay

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

'When the housing crisis was only affecting the poorest people, it wasn't taken seriously', says politician Tom Copley

Housing crisis "wasn't taken seriously when it only affected the poor", says politician Tom Copley

Housing crisis "wasn't taken seriously when it only affected the poor"

As figures reveal that home ownership in Britain has hit a 30-year low, what is the answer to the country's housing crisis? Estate Agent Ed Mead and politician Tom Copley discuss potential solutions…