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Jun 15

Give charities 100 per cent mandatory relief on business rates in England, sector bodies recommend

According to a 2013 report on charity shops by the think tank Demos, charity shops account for 5 per cent of charitable rate relief in England, writes The Third Sector.

Jun 10

Humour as a weapon in the faltering fight against Isis

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Jun 10

Students with 'grit' do not push themselves to excess

In light of new research on students' character attributes, BBC News cites Demos' Character Nation report.

Jun 5

Viewpoint: How do you instil good character?

The teaching of good character in schools has been backed by the government. But just how do you go about that asks, Jonathan Birdwell.

Jun 5

What do we need to do to get schools to embrace character education?

Ralph Scott argues in the Times' Educational Supplement for character education to be embedded in the UK's schooling system.

Jun 5

Mass surveillance is being undermined by the ‘Snowden effect’

The 'Snowden Effect' has undermined governments' mass surveillance attempts, writes Alex Krasodomski-Jones in the Spectator.

Jun 5

Nicky Morgan: top rugby coaches to teach pupils 'grit and respect'

The Telegraph trails Demos' Character Nation report.

Jun 5

What could a post-Miliband policy agenda look like?

Charlie Cadywould argues in LabourList why pre-distribution should remain a central flank of Labour's policy platform.

Jun 5

5.3m homes unoccupied by ‘last time buyers’

Demos research on lack of retirement-specific housing featured in Property Week.

Jun 5

The Dark Net: Inside the Digital Underworld

PopMatters prints an exclusive extract of Jamie Bartlett's book, The Dark Net, ahead of its US launch.

May 5

Almost half of ethnic minority population now live in majority non-white areas

Analysis of the Census by the think-tank Demos reveals that almost half of ethnic minority residents in England and Wales now live in areas where white British people are in a minority.

Mar 30

Half of workers wrongly assume bosses would foot the bill for long-term sick leave

UK workers are risking their own financial security by failing to protect themselves adequately, in case they are forced to leave work by illness or injury, according to new research by the think-tank Demos.

Mar 27

Disabled people set to lose £28.3bn of support

Demos analysis reveals the full impact of the Government's changes to the welfare system on disabled people.

Mar 26

Hire social media chiefs to put ‘Twitter snooping’ on a legal footing, think-tank tells police

Police constabularies should install dedicated heads of social media to tackle crime and ensure responsible collection of online intelligence data, according to Demos’s Centre for the Analysis of Social Media (CASM).

Mar 12

Demos: Reward healthy choices with fast-track NHS treatment

People who make healthier life choices should be prioritised for non-emergency hospital appointments, according to an independent think-tank.

Mar 11

Ethnic minorities feel more empowered than white Britons, finds study

White British people feel significantly more disenfranchised by modern politics than minority groups, according to an analysis of a major government survey of community life in Britain by the think-tank Demos.

Feb 13

‘In broadband we trust’ say supporters of Italy’s Beppe Grillo

A pioneering survey of Beppe Grillo’s populist Movimento 5 Stelle (M5S) reveals astonishing levels of distrust in politics, business and the media among its online supporters.

Feb 10

Demos: 120,000 pensioners a year to miss out on social care relief if Government ditches Dilnot cap proposal

Demos analysis reveals an extra 120,000 elderly people a year will receive no relief on their social care costs if the government forego Dilnot recommendations and adopt a £75k cap

Jan 29

Use benefits to change behaviour, argues Demos

New report shows how prepaid cards could offer financial inclusion to Britain’s 2 million unbanked and nurture a generation of savers.

Jan 20

Keep faith in religious providers, urges think tank Demos

Local authorities should use faith groups to deliver public services to achieve value for money, greater ‘social value’ and wider community benefits, argues a new report by Demos.