21st September 2019

Conen and Schippers (eds) Self-Employment as Precarious Work

Wieteke Conen and Joop Schippers (eds) Self-Employment as Precarious Work: A European Perspective, Edward Elgar, 2019, xi+ 273 pp, 1 7881 502 5, hbk, £95 This book is the result 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

2nd July 2019

Cantillon, Goedemé and Hills, Decent Incomes for All

Bea Cantillon, Tim Goedemé and John Hills (eds), Decent Incomes for All: Improving policies in Europe, Oxford University Press, 2019, xxiii + 314 pp, 0-19-084969-6, hbk, £48.99 Why have European Read More

21st June 2019

Two events: The IFS and the LSE

Two informative events took place on Wednesday 19th June. In the morning, the Institute for Fiscal Studies launched its annual report on Living standards, poverty and inequality in the UK, Read More

10th June 2019

Citizen’s Basic Income as a tool for the empowerment of minorities

The European Centre for Minority Issues has published a working paper by Sonja Wolf and Craig Willis, Universal Basic Income as a tool of empowerment for minorities. Minority empowerment is a Read More

23rd May 2019

Andy Haldane’s version of a Participation Income

The Guardian reports on a mini-manifesto on the future of civil society by Andy Haldane, the Bank of England’s Chief Economist. Haldane says that the role of civil society will in Read More

13th May 2019

Guy Standing, Basic Income as Common Dividends

The Progressive Economy Forum has published a report by Guy Standing, Basic Income as Common Dividends: Piloting a transformative policy: A report for the Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer. To read Read More

18th December 2018

Interviews with IPPR Commission on Economic Justice commissioners

In September the Institute for Public Policy Research published the final report of its Commission on Economic Justice, Prosperity and Justice: A plan for a new economy. The report was Read More

7th December 2018

ILO paper on Citizen’s Basic Income and ILO social protection floors

Isabel Ortiz, Christina Behrendt, Andrés Acuña-Ulate, and Quynh Anh Nguyen, Universal Basic Income proposals in light of ILO standards:  Key issues and global costing, Social Protection Department, International Labour Organization, Read More