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  • October 18, 2017

    The Resolution Foundation says rising inflation is dealing a double living standards blow to low and middle income working families, from squeezed pay packets and reduced state support.

  • October 2, 2017

    Young people have experienced the tightest squeeze on household spending and now consume 15 per cent less than older working age people on items other than housing, according to a new report from the Resolution Foundation.

  • September 21, 2017

    The share of income that Britain’s families spend on housing has trebled over the last 50 years, with young people having to make do with longer commutes and smaller, insecure rented accommodation.

  • September 17, 2017

    The UK jobs market continues to perform strongly but it is failing to filter through into wages as the pay squeeze continues, says the Resolution Foundation, responding to the latest labour market figures.

  • September 13, 2017

    The rising cost of food and clothing means that inflation is increasing fastest for the poorest households, the Resolution Foundation said in response to the latest inflation figures.

  • August 25, 2017

    There has been a 30 per cent increase between 2000-02 and 2012-14 in the proportion of adults who own multiple properties, rising by 1.6 million to 5.2 million people (one in ten adults) in that period, new analysis by the Resolution Foundation has found.

  • August 17, 2017

    A tightening UK labour market, with employment at a new record high of 75.1 per cent and a significant slow down in the growth of EU workers, is raising job quality but not pay packets, the Resolution Foundation said in response to yesterday’s Labour Market data release.

  • August 9, 2017

    Large living standards gaps between different ethnicities persist in Britain, with typical Bangladeshi household incomes being £8,900 (35 per cent) lower than the White British median; Pakistani households £8,700 less (34 per cent) and typical Black African households £5,600 less (22 per cent), according to new analysis from the Resolution Foundation.

  • July 20, 2017

    The poorest households have experienced higher inflation than the richest households since the start of the year, the Resolution Foundation says, in response to the latest inflation figures, which saw CPIH fall to 2.6 per cent in June.

  • July 17, 2017

    The mini living standards boom between 2013 and 2015 came to an abrupt halt in the year running up to the recent general election, with income growth halving to just 0.7 per cent, according to a major new report published on 15 July 2017 by the Resolution Foundation.