Opinion

10th December 2019

LSE event about Universal Basic Income and Universal Basic Services

On the 26th November the London School of Economics held an event about Universal Basic Income and Universal Basic Services. For further details of the event, click here. And to Read More

19th November 2019

The Institute for Public Policy Research report on Universal Credit, and Paul Spicker’s review

The Institute for Public Policy Research has published a new report, Social (in)security: Reforming the UK’s social safety net. The concept behind universal credit (UC) – that integrating working-age benefits would Read More

14th October 2019

The OECD’s reiteration of previous flawed research on Citizen’s Basic Income

The OECD’s 2019 employment outlook publication, The Future of Work, is accompanied by a ‘transition agenda’. The chapter ‘Left on your own? Social protection when employment markets are in flux’ Read More

23rd September 2019

Two new blog posts from Paul Spicker

Two of Paul Spicker’s recent blog posts are relevant to the Citizen’s Basic Income debate. In an article written on the 22nd September he summarises his contribution to a new Read More

19th September 2019

New EU regulations about precarious employment

Social Europe has published an article by Agnieszka Piasna about a new EU directive on irregular work. Constantly changing and erratic working hours have become a common experience for European Read More

11th September 2019

Inequality and Brexit

The Citizen’s Basic Income Trust is an educational charitable trust, so we cannot involve ourselves in the complex political debate about Brexit, and nor would we wish to do so. Read More