Tag Archives: regulation

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Government urged to end postcode lottery in social tariffs

The Social Market Foundation – a cross-party think tank – has recommended that companies providing essentials are made to offer social tariffs to vulnerable customers in a consistent manner in...
Published: 28 September 2023
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Politicians must overcome ‘nanny state’ worries to improve Britain’s health

New research from the Social Market Foundation suggests that policies like higher taxes on cigarettes, alcohol and junk food, stricter licensing regulations to limit places to buy such products and...
Published: 27 July 2023
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900,000 families on heat networks at risk of impending energy crisis

1 in 25 houses are part of a heat network, getting energy from a single source shared with several other buildings. Such arrangements are particularly common in social housing, where...
Published: 23 May 2023
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Gambling industry levy welcomed by think-tank that first proposed the policy

The SMF has been championing reform to gambling laws and regulations, including: affordability checks like a “soft” threshold per month set on net deposits to help financially vulnerable households, and...
Published: 27 April 2023
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