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socio-economic inequality

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Minimum income standard for the UK 2014

The Joseph Rowntree Foundation Minimum Income Standard 2014 study calculates how much people have to earn – taking into account their family circumstances, the changing cost of these essentials and changes to the tax and benefit system – to have an adequate standard of living.

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Britain's world of work - myths and reality

The changing character, places and patterns of work have been the subject of intense policy debate and speculation. Will there be sufficient paid jobs, and will the employment opportunities of the future be radically different from the past?

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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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The future of work - jobs and skills in 2030

The UK Commission for Employment and Skills report "The Future of Work: jobs and skills in 2030" looks ahead to the future labour market. 

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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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Workplace 2030 - built for us

In this Deloitte report, Professor Dexter Dunphy argues that the established norm of a business's workforce being housed in a central office is set to change. The cause? Technology...

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The impact of employment changes on poverty in 2020

This report by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation considers the impact of changes in the structure of employment and pay on income inequality and poverty. It combines employment projections with a tax and benefit model to simulate the distribution of household income, poverty and inequality.

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Help wanted: The future of work in advanced economies

This McKinsey paper discusses five trends that are influencing employment levels and shaping how work is done and jobs are created.

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The deal in 2020 - a delphi study of the future of the employment relationship

This report, prepared by The Work Foundation imagines three distinct future of work scenarios that throw up a range of issues for people management.

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