NHS pay is opaque, outmoded, and rising nearly three times as fast as claimed. Reform is needed to address gaps in care between rich and poor areas and incentivise staff performance, says new CPS report.Read More
At the beginning of the year the Bank of England expected a return to real wage growth. The Governor of the Bank of England now forecasts that wages will grow in real terms by mid-2015. Is the BoE forecast reasonable?
Henry Cobbe and Alexandra Grant propose encouraging prospective students to build assets to fund their fees and living costs.
National Insurance Fund exhaustion could occur as soon as next year warns Michael Johnson.
Leading economist Tim Morgan warns against any sense of complacency over Britain’s economic future despite the recent encouraging trends.
Head of Economic Research, Adam Memon, estimates the potential cost to the UK economy of Labour’s tax policy proposals, if elected in the upcoming general election.
Leading economist Tim Morgan identifies three major risks in the event that the Scots vote “yes” to independence.
Michael Johnson suggests the Chancellor’s new ISAs do not go far enough to kick-start a savings culture.
Britain’s water resources are facing increasing pressures from rising demand.
Adam Memon calls for supply-side reforms to the patent process which will reduce the barriers to innovation.
The latest ONS data release on the effects of taxes and benefits on household income show that 52% of households are receiving more in benefits than they pay in taxes.
Lord Saatchi, originator of proposals for a £10,000 income tax threshold, puts forward a new Policy, designed to have similar impact to 'Right to Buy'.
In 2013, the UK’s total energy production fell by 6.5% from 2012 mainly due to falls in the production of oil, coal and natural gas.
Whilst this week’s labour market figures contained good news for employment, there are clear signs that the data to be released on the 11th June could be disappointing.
The backgrounds of 1,000 self-made men and women who have earned at least $1 billion dollars are examined by Tino and Nima Sanandaji.