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The changing face of retirement

This report by the IFS presents projections of mortality, family composition, health, care receipt, care provision, labour supply and receipt of disability benefits for people aged 65 and over from 2010–11 through to 2022–23, as well as projections of their wealth and incomes. The report also discusses the effect some alternative policy scenarios could have on the evolution of these incomes.

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Future of the UK labour market

Families in which at least one adult works have become the largest poverty group in the UK. This round-up summarises the findings of a series of projects looking at the links between jobs, skills and poverty to identify sustainable solutions to in-work poverty and worklessness.

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Industrial strategy and the future of skills policy

There is a skills mismatch in the UK. Workers often don't have the right skills that businesses need, whilst the skills that do exist are often under utilised. This CIPD report explores the issues.

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Poverty, economic status and skills: what are the links?

This report aims to improve targeting of initiatives for households in poverty by increasing our knowledge of the economic activity status and skills levels of households.

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