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Online sales tax would worsen cost of living crisis, warns IEA paper01/07/2022 09:25:00
An online sales tax would help commercial landlords at the expense of consumers
Adam Smith Institute - Slim Down the Cabinet Office to Ensure Value for Taxpayers29/06/2022 14:20:00
Reduce the Cabinet Office headcount and simplify its structure to ensure greater efficiency says think tank
JRF - New evidence of the ‘year of financial fear’ being endured by UK’s low-income families29/06/2022 13:20:00
2022 has seen low-income families going without essentials, building up arrears and taking on debt just to get by
IEA - Online Safety Bill hands unprecedented censorship powers to Secretary of State and Ofcom, warns new research28/06/2022 15:20:00
Online Safety Bill hands unprecedented censorship powers to Secretary of State and Ofcom, warns new research
Higher debt interest costs should not prevent tax cuts, says IEA economist23/06/2022 15:35:00
Julian Jessop, Economics Fellow at free market think tank the Institute of Economic Affairs, commented on the latest ONS public finances data
IFS - Inequalities in early child development remained stubbornly high through the 2010s23/06/2022 12:15:00
Inequalities in the early cognitive, social and emotional development of children in the UK, which are so important in shaping later life outcomes, have changed little between those born in the early 2000s and those born in the early 2010s.
Mistake to reinstate the pension triple lock, says IEA labour market expert23/06/2022 10:05:00
Professor Len Shackleton, labour market expert at free market think tank the Institute of Economic Affairs commented on the return of the pension triple lock, which will see the state pension rise by 10 per cent in line with inflation.
Work Foundation - Research uncovers ‘digital poverty’ across North West’s rural communities with one in four struggling to complete key tasks online23/06/2022 09:05:00
A new study by researchers at Lancaster University reveals 28% of the population in rural North West England are not confident completing key tasks online, such as applying for a job or making an online call. Most alarmingly, over half of those aged 65 and above and those on lower incomes lack digital skills, meaning those most in need of online services are least likely to be able to access them.