A series of research reports designed to provoke debate, develop new ideas and influence longer-term policy thinking in government, parliament and amongst unions. They are not statements of TUC policy but instead are designed to inform and stimulate debate on the most pressing issues facing British policymakers.
The most recent documents available on this subject are:Third Time Lucky: Building a Progressive Pensions Consensus
Touchstone Extra pamphlet on pensions policy. Written by Nigel Stanley and Craig Berry.
This is a report about the share of wages in national income (“the wage share”) in the UK. Over the last 35 years there has been a substantial shift from wages to profits in the UK economy. Data from the Office for National Statistics ...
Rising financial profits have reduced workers' wages and squeezed profits across the rest of the economy, according to a new TUC report published today (Monday).
The experience of unemployment can be particularly damaging for young people, as evidence shows that those who experience prolonged worklessness when they are young are likely to suffer lifelong effects on both earnings and employment prospects. F...PDF version available for download
The government must be far more ambitious in its attempts to tackle the growing youth unemployment crisis, says a new TUC report published today (Thursday).
An audit of the impact of the downturn on the workforce by Stewart Lansley.PDF version available for download
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