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Ageing population set to cost housing associations an extra £1 billion a year by 2034

This new Smith Institute report suggests that the UK’s ageing population could cost housing associations an extra £1 billion a year by 2034. The report shows that the sector will need to do more to prepare to themselves to meet the needs of an additional half a million residents over 65. Whilst aware of the ageing tenant population they are not always factoring in the potential impacts housing and service needs in their long-term business planning. Click here to view

New Smith Institute report highlights stark wealth divide

This new report analyses new data from ONS to highlight the inter- and intra- generational wealth divides. The report outlines a typology of households by wealth and exposes a number of critical questions for public policy makers. The report also places the spotlight on housing divide and sets out possible mechanisms to reduce wealth disparities. Click here to view
Major new report sets out agenda to fix Britain’s broken workplaces

A major new Smith Institute report, written by Ed Sweeney, the former chair of ACAS shows that Britain has too many poor performing workplaces where employees are often badly treated, underpaid, over-worked and ignored. The report, welcomed by Labour, the TUC, and EEF calls on government to do more to narrow the divide between the rest and the best and to positively intervene to tackle problems at work. Click here to view
Making work better

Tomorrow the Smith Institute will be publishing a major new report into the world of work by Ed Sweeney, the former chair of ACAS. The report which sets out an agenda for government will be launched in Birmingham with Labour's business secretary Chuka Umunna MP. For more details about the launch or the report, please contact info@smith-institute.org.uk

New Smith Institute Report on outsourcing the cuts

New Smith Institute report highlights the impact of outsourcing on low-paid workers  click here to view


     

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