Latest Publications

We publish research reports and briefing papers under the following five main categories. Click a category below or use the search box to find what you are looking for.

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Women in the Criminal Justice System: a better response to vulnerability

This paper discusses some of the issues facing women in the criminal justice system, and what policymakers can do to ensure a system that better responds to the circumstances and needs of female offenders.
Published: 23 September 2021
Author: Aveek Bhattacharya
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The education divide is about disrespect: why it matters and what graduates should do about it

Disrespect causes disruption – Decision-makers and people with influence urgently need to address the deficit in respect between graduates and those without a degree, recognising that the emphasis on high-level...
Published: 21 September 2021
Author: Rt Hon Stowell of Beeston
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Guaranteeing a rapid recovery

This briefing paper explores how innovative solutions can help to secure a rapid economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, regarding both jobs and financial resilience.
Published: 20 September 2021
Author: Scott Corfe
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Baby bust and baby boom: Examining the liberal case for pronatalism

This briefing paper considers the liberal case for explicitly ‘pronatalist’ policies that aim to increase the birth rate in the UK.
Published: 20 September 2021
Author(s): Scott Corfe, Aveek Bhattacharya
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Zeroing in: Net Zero disruption and opportunity at a local level

This report presents new analysis of the local-level risks and opportunities associated with efforts to reach Net Zero by 2050.
Published: 14 September 2021
Author(s): Scott Corfe, Amy Norman
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Raising the steaks: developing a market for alternative protein in the UK

This briefing paper considers whether the UK Government should support the development of alternative meat products as part of fulfilling its Net Zero ambitions.
Published: 06 September 2021
Author: Linus Pardoe
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It ain’t easy being green: maintaining consumer trust in green goods and addressing ‘greenwashing’ claims

This report examines how government and regulators can address the presence of "greenwashing" to ensure consumers do not feel misled by the costs or benefits of climate policy and green goods.
Published: 31 August 2021
Author: Amy Norman
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Fostering the future: Recruiting and retaining more foster carers

This report, the second in a series on reforming the foster care system sponsored by the Hadley Trust, seeks to understand the reasons why carers leave the foster care system and what steps could be taken to attract more people into fostering.
Published: 29 August 2021
Author: Matthew Oakley
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Help at hand: poverty and London’s business community

This research shows that whilst poverty is not currently the top ESG priority for many businesses in London, there is an appetite among many firms to confront the problem.
Published: 21 July 2021
Author(s): Richard Hyde, Jake Shepherd
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