14th February 2020

A National Audit Office publication on tax reliefs

The National Audit Office has published a report on tax reliefs. The UK tax system had 1,190 tax reliefs (as at October 2019). A tax relief reduces the tax an Read More

14th February 2020

Hull’s request to run a Citizen’s Basic Income pilot project rejected by the Chancellor

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Sajid Javid, has rejected Hull City Council’s request to host a Citizen’s Basic Income pilot project. To read an article about the rejection, click here. Read More

13th February 2020

A new book on the social minimum contains discussions of Citizen’s Basic Income

Hart Publishing has published a new book, Specifying and Securing a Social Minimum in the Battle Against Poverty, edited by Toomas Kotkas, Ingrid Leijten and Frans Pennings The publisher says Read More

13th February 2020

New research on the simplicity claimed for Universal Credit

Kate Summers of the London School of Economics and David Young of the University of Bath have published new research in the Journal of Poverty and Social Justice. A key Read More

12th February 2020

An LSE symposium on the 29th January

The London School of Economics held a symposium on Priorities for Transforming Transfer Programmes on Wednesday 29 January 2020 Recent years have seen a growing debate around different approaches to Read More

2nd February 2020

BIEN Congress 2020, call for papers, deadline extended

A call for papers has been issued for the 2020 BIEN Congress, which will take place in Brisbane from the 28th to the 30th September 2020. For further details of Read More