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Crackdown on “low-quality degrees” worthless without proper assessments

Politicians who criticise “low-quality” degree courses should develop a clearer way of assessing university courses, a new report says today.

Published: 19 November 2020
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Covid unemployed need big new training package

Workers losing jobs in the pandemic desperately need a major overhaul of adult skills and training services to help them find new work and avoid falling into poverty, a report says today.

Published: 12 November 2020
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“Boiler backlash could derail Net Zero agenda” – think-tank

Ministers should urgently launch a major campaign of public education about the need to reduce carbon emissions from British homes by replacing conventional gas boilers, a think-tank says today.

Published: 02 November 2020
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“Cut ISA allowances to fund saving support for the low-paid”

Tax-free ISA allowances should be cut so money can be used to reward saving by younger people on low incomes, a think-tank says today.

Published: 18 October 2020
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Social Market Foundation is looking for a new Chair

The Social Market Foundation (SMF), Westminster’s leading cross-party think tank, is looking for new Chair, to take the place of Mary Ann Sieghart, who is stepping down after ten years in the role.

Published: 12 October 2020
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‘Full-fibre broadband for all’ target at risk without major reform

A Government promise to deliver full fibre broadband to every home by 2025 is likely to be missed unless ministers make radical changes to telecoms policy, a new report warns today.

Published: 06 October 2020
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