Politicians call for ‘Help to Move’ package to help older people downsize

– APPG inquiry calls for support package to help older people move home – Measures include stamp duty exemption & ‘Help…

Posted by Events on November 14th, 2014

Demos: Migrant health access fears put vulnerable people at risk

– One in six vulnerable UK migrants avoid seeing GP or seeking medical advice for fear of immigration control consequences – Demos…

Posted by Events on October 19th, 2014

Give self-employed the freedom to access their pensions

– Think-tank report proposed range of measures to support the 1 in 7 who are currently self-employed

– Less than one in…

Posted by Events on September 1st, 2014

Push NHS to build more residential care, says former care minister

– Paul Burstow MP to give speech announcing findings of year-long Demos Commission on Residential Care – ‘Planning revolution’ would…

Posted by Events on September 2nd, 2014

Demos: Male celebrities receive more abuse on Twitter than women

– Analysis of 2 million tweets exposes gender breakdown of online abuse as Demos publish report into how social media research can…

Posted by Events on August 24th, 2014

Demos: 700,000 ‘left voiceless’ by lack of national ESOL strategy

– Government’s ‘short-term view’ and lack of clear targets preventing migrants from unlocking full potential, and stifling economic and integration benefits –…

Posted by Events on August 18th, 2014

Demos warns new financial regulator over ‘expensive and risky’ red tape

The setting up of a Government-backed financial regulator could lead to ‘potentially expensive and risky’ red tape according to a stark warning…

Posted by Events on June 13th, 2014

New cross-party Commission to increase quality apprentice numbers

Political big-hitters Robert Halfon MP & Lord Glasman co-chair cross-party venture to improve quantity and quality of vocational training across England Think-tank…

Posted by Events on July 1st, 2014

Demos: Save NHS £10m a year by increasing cervical screening uptake

– Think-tank report calculates the triple financial benefit of prevention and early detection of cervical cancer to NHS, Treasury and women who…

Posted by Events on June 8th, 2014

Demos: Get pupils out of the classroom and into the community to teach character

School coursework should be revamped to encourage learning out of the classroom and let pupils gain valuable character skills to prepare them…

Posted by Events on May 14th, 2014

Demos: Tax loan companies based on harm they cause

– Demos creates new ‘Harm Index’ – revealing payday loans, council tax & rent arrears, and overdue utility bills as having the…

Posted by Events on March 12th, 2014

Demos: Ex-soldier’s plight shows more care homes should meet needs of under-65s

– Think-tank commission aims to reform sector as research shows care homes don’t always meet needs of younger disabled people

– ‘Good…

Posted by Events on March 12th, 2014

Think-tank Demos gears up for May 2015

The think-tank Demos is announcing a series of changes as part of a long-term vision for the organisation, laying the groundwork for…

Posted by Events on March 3rd, 2014

More apprentices would boost GDP by £4bn a year – think tank

– Warning: skill up, or lose the “global race” – Demos report calls for up to 300,000 more apprenticeships to tackle youth…

Posted by Events on February 26th, 2014

Demos: Financial ‘health-check’ before collecting your pension

– Think tank report recommends ‘nudging’ people to make provisions for long-term social care and simplifying complex mean test for state support

Posted by Events on February 23rd, 2014

Demos: False stereotypes of young people holding them back from getting jobs

‘Introducing Generation Citizen’: New report challenges harmful perceptions to show today’s teens are more engaged with social issues than their predecessors

Posted by Events on February 18th, 2015

Young people bearing the brunt of Britain’s debt

• Polling reveals 55% of 18 to 24-year-olds and 48% of 25-34yos say debt increasing, compared to only 13% of over-65s

•…

Posted by Events on February 10th, 2014

Anti-social media: 10,000 racial slurs a day on Twitter, finds Demos

A groundbreaking study by the think tank Demos has found that 10,000 tweets containing a racial slur are posted on Twitter every…

Posted by Events on February 7th, 2014

Demos: Judge financial institutions on how they treat their customers

• Report challenges industry to use ‘best buy tables’ to champion consumers

• Link pay to customer service targets and cut bonuses…

Posted by Events on January 30th, 2014

A tale of two classrooms: London results skew national picture as educational inequality on the rise

– GCSE results reveal national attainment gap increasing despite Pupil Premium – Inequality rising in half of local authorities, while…

Posted by Events on January 27th, 2014