At a time when the mainstream political discourse seems preoccupied with boosting low pay, living wages and a citizens income it seems odd that the Conservatives would float the idea of reducing the National Minimum Wage. As many have rushed to point out, most evidence suggests that it boosts growth, putting money in the pockets of those most likely to spend
Author Archives: Richard Bassford
Richard Bassford looks at how renting became the new norm in the UK housing sector.
After the historic low turnout of the PCC elections, Richard Bassford looks at what was to blame and what must be done.
A return to growth is by itself not sufficient; of equal concern is the type of growth the economy is generating.
Richard Bassford reports on some of the policies underpinning Ed Miliband’s One Nation vision.