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Fixing the Care Crisis

Fixing the Care Crisis

Centre for Policy Studies - Health

In a new report for the Centre for Policy Studies, the Rt Hon Damian Green MP puts forward a bold and comprehensive proposal to secure the future of social care.

A Budget for No Deal

A Budget for No Deal

Centre for Policy Studies - Economy

The British Government and the EU insist they do not want a "no-deal" Brexit, yet it remains a possibility. That is why we have set out measures the Chancellor should consider in a no-deal scenario.

Herding Unicorns

Herding Unicorns

- Media & Technology

'Herding Unicorns' proposes new reforms - including mentoring programmes and 'Unicorn Visas' - to help the UK nurture homegrown entrepreneurs and promote the next generation of tech companies.

The Truth About Britain's Railways

The Truth About Britain's Railways

Conor Walsh -

The New Year brings the traditional grumbling about the cost of train fares - especially since punctuality has fallen to its lowest level since 2005. Yet new CPS analysis suggests that Britain's rail network is in better shape than many people realise.

All Hands on Deck

All Hands on Deck

Guy Opperman MP and Laura Farris - Economy

Businesses and employers can and should do more to help close Britain’s productivity gap. Guy Opperman MP suggests Britain businesses should follow the example of US firms who found high employee engagement was reflected in at least a 20% boost to productivity and profitability.

Make Work Pay

Make Work Pay

Tom Clougherty - Tax

'Make Work Pay' puts forward major proposals to reshape the tax system around a simple principle: to make work pay. One key proposal is to raising National Insurance threshold to create a universal working income, free of income tax and National Insurance.

From Rent to Own

From Rent to Own

Alex Morton - Housing

The UK needs an ownership revolution. 'From Rent to Own' proposes that for a single year, the Government should turn the Capital Gains Tax payable by a landlord on sale of a rented home into a rebate shared between landlord and tenant.

Five Proposals for Savings Reform

Five Proposals for Savings Reform

Michael Johnson - Pensions

The complexity, cost, and inflexibility of the pensions system, combined with widespread distrust of the pensions industry, is putting basic rate taxpayers off saving for their futures. Michael Johnson puts forward 5 reforms to turn the tide on Britain's saving habits.

Technically Gifted

Technically Gifted

Toby Young -

Toby Young proposes radical reforms to ensure technical and vocation education are available for all students with a flair them, not just children who are seen as not bright enough to do traditional academic GCSEs.

Down with Deposits: The Case for Rental Insurance

Down with Deposits: The Case for Rental Insurance

Brian Sturgess - Housing

Up-front deposits mean renters lose out on accruing interest on their money, which they can also struggle to get back. A deposit replacement insurance system would insure landlords against damage or missed rent while allowing tenants to avoid borrowing.

A Risk Too Far

A Risk Too Far

Michael Johnson - Pensions

Royal Mail plans to offers its employees a Collective Defined Contribution (CDC) pensions scheme risk undermining recently-gained pensions freedoms and creating irreversible intergenerational injustice for members.

Who Governs Britain?

Who Governs Britain?

Matt Warman MP - Constitution & Democracy

Polling commissioned by the Centre for Policy Studies reveals astonishing lack of trust in elected officials to act in the public interest. Matt Warman MP argues that both the appearance and the reality of government must change to address real public concerns about a crisis of confidence in democracy.

Fair Business Banking for All

Fair Business Banking for All

Kevin Hollinrake MP - Economy

Small and medium businesses are the lifeblood of the British economy but many fail to scale up because they are reluctant to take on the borrowing they need due to a lack of trust in big banks.

An NHS Bonus

An NHS Bonus

Dr Paul Goldsmith - Health

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.

Why the health of the NHS depends on growth and reform

Why the health of the NHS depends on growth and reform

Centre for Policy Studies - Health

CPS cautions against increased NHS spending following analysis which shows that such extra spending has an alarming tendency to go hand in hand with greater waste.