The Financial Services Bill: the Financial Policy Committee’s macro-prudential tools

The document contains draft secondary legislation that will provide the FPC with its directive tools, and an Impact Assessment that contains illustrative estimates of the net benefits of the FPC’s macro-prudential tools. To view the Consultation, click here.... (Continue reading)

Anxiety Britain: Worries on cuts and public services present big challenges for Cameron’s Coalition

Cen Social Research has released the latest British Social Attitudes report, its landmark study of how people’s lives are changing and their views on how Britain is run. Drawing on three decades of data, and spanning three recessions and seven elections,... (Continue reading)

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The Data Dialogue

The Data Dialogue sets out the results of the largest ever  poll of public attitudes on personal information and data-sharing. Based on a representative sample of 5,000 adults, the  report finds a growing crisis in consumer confidence over  how government... (Continue reading)

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Better connected, better business

The CBI/KPMG infrastructure survey, conducted in June and July 2012, provides a business-wide assessment of the state of the UK’s economic infrastructure networks. The survey underlines the critical role that infrastructure plays in making the UK an attractive place to... (Continue reading)

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Sink or Swim? The impact of the Universal Credit

The Universal Credit is heading for trouble. The Government’s reforms will be the most significant changes to the benefits system in a generation, affecting around eight million households, including some of the most vulnerable in society. In changing the way... (Continue reading)

Public Service Pensions Bill

The Public Services Pensions Bill was introduced to Parliament on 13 September 2012. To view the report, click here.... (Continue reading)

Warning Signs: Is Scotland moving towards sustainable transport?

The report takes as its focus the national, Scottish situation . We intend this report to be the first in a series of annual sustainable transport reports, and it is likely that future reports will consider sustainable transport at the local... (Continue reading)

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Tackling housing market volatility in the UK: a progress report

What progress has been made on creating a more sustainable housing market since JRF published its Housing Market Taskforce report?   Read the report HERE... (Continue reading)

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Scottish Government Report: The Government Economic Strategy (GES)

The Government Economic Strategy (GES) provides a bold framework to deliver the Scottish Government’s central Purpose: to focus the Government and public services on creating a more successful country, with opportunities for all of Scotland to flourish, through increasing sustainable... (Continue reading)

EEF calls on Government to provide leadership on growth to get UK economy back on track

EEF the manufacturers’ organisation has challenged the government to end its inconsistent approach to growth, by outlining a clearer plan for the future of the economy and putting in place a long-term industrial strategy to deliver it.   Read the... (Continue reading)

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