Institute For Public Policy Research

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Name: Institute For Public Policy Research
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Comment: No St George's Day celebrations for Sa..

Posted by Editor on 23rd April 2014 at 12:15 PMComment: No St George's Day celebrations for SalfordBy Tony FlynnToday, 23 April, is St George's Day, a time for celebration of England's patron saint.However, walking around Salford today I could see little ... [Published Salford Online - 2 hours ago]
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CLEARDEBT : CFA dismisses levy on payday lenders

The Consumer Finance Association (CFA) has dismissed the idea of imposing a levy on payday lenders.Left-wing think tank the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) had suggested the one-off tax be implemented in an attempt to cream off £450 million ... [Published 4 Traders - 2 hours ago]
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Small firms responsible for four in five jobs created in the past...

Comments (0)A new report by the Institute for Public Policy Research has discovered that 84 per cent of jobs created between the beginning of 2010 and 2013 were in small or medium sized businesses.Neil Eames, development manager for the FSB Wessex Region, ... [Published Blackmore Vale Magazine - 4 hours ago]
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A community-driven health service would do Labour’s prospects the power of good, says Mary Riddell.

A community-driven health service would do the Labour Party’s prospects the power of good Shakespeare was "not of an age but for all time". That tribute by the Bard’s contemporary, Ben Jonson, rings true today as Britons celebrate the 450th anniversary ... [Published Telegraph - 7 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Up against the (solid) wall: What changes to the ECO mean for energy efficiency policy - Publication

Sign up to our weekly e-newsletterYour personal information will be held on a database by IPPR. From time to time, we would like to send you information about events and other offers.Please tick here if you would prefer not to receive this informatio ... [Published ippr - 12 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

North/South divide: does it exist? - Event

– 19.30IPPR North, 3rd floor, 20 Collingwood Street, NE1 1JFSpeaking at this event, Catherine McKinnell , MP for Newcastle upon Tyne North & Shadow Treasury Minister, and Paul Callaghan , local business leader, will discuss whether a North-South divide ... [Published ippr - 19 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Can the radical right win in the North? - Event

:00 - 19:30Friends Meeting House, 6 Mount Street, Manchester, M2 5NSSpeaking at this event, Matthew J. Goodwin , author of Revolt on the Right: Explaining Support for the Radical Right in Britain, will explore the rise of right wing politics and its relationship ... [Published ippr - 19 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Report: European Jobs and Skills: A Comprehensive Review

22 April 2014The first annual European Jobs and Skills review by IPPR takesan in-depth look at trends in employment and unemployment incountries and regions across Europe, tackling the critical issuesof underemployment, structural unemployment, productivity ... [Published Employability & Tackling Poverty - 20 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

South Africa post-election with Tim Gibbs - Event

:30-13:30IPPR offices, 4th Floor, 14 Buckingham Street, London WC2N 6DFTwo decades after the end of apartheid and with South Africa going to the polls on 7th May, what is the legacy of liberation? Some commentators suggest the governing African National ... [Published ippr - 23 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

New plan to tackle payday money lenders welcomed by Milton Keynes Labour candidate Andrew Pakes

Andrew Pakes, Labour’s Parliamentary Candidate for Milton Keynes South, has welcomed new proposals to set up new non-for-profit lenders to tackle the spread of payday lenders and legal loan sharks.The new report, published by the leading think tank the ... [Published MKWeb - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

8 out of 10 small business would hire more staff if government took sick pay risk

Monday April 21st, 2014TweetA new plan for the government to take more of the risk when a small firm hires someone who has been on long-term sickness could save the taxpayer money and help cut unemployment, according to a new report from the think tank ... [Published Government Opportunities - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 5 reports

£450m levy on high cost lenders would fund 1.5m new affordable loans

Monday April 21st, 2014TweetA one-off levy of £450m on Britain’s £180bn consumer credit industry could create enough affordable lenders to take on Britain’s legal loan sharks, according to a new report from the think tank IPPR published. The report says ... [Published Government Opportunities - Apr 21 2014]

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Chief executive Russell Hamblin-Boone commented: "Had the IPPR done its research, it would have found the best-known lenders already do most of the things it is calling for, including explaining costs in pounds and pence, funding debt advisory services and working locally with the credit union network."
"However, because public perception is that the Labour Party is "soft" on immigration and because the public has in recent years become more anti-immigration, Labour believes that it must be seen to be 'tougher on immigration' if it is to be re-elected"
...As one critic of Labour’s record of sombre statism puts it: "Martin Luther King didn’t have a task force or a plan; he had a dream."
"As many small towns throughout Britain struggle to maintain their identity against a tide of national retail chains, betting shops and fast food outlets, Bacup’s annual dance provides a window into a previous era."

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Going digital: Ed Miliband hires Obama's top cy... [Published London Evening Standard - 2 hours ago]
CLEARDEBT : CFA dismisses levy on payday lenders [Published 4 Traders - 2 hours ago]
Comment: No St George's Day celebrations for Sa.. [Published Salford Online - 2 hours ago]
UK opposition says government must 'get a grip ... [Published Workpermit.com - 3 hours ago]
Small firms responsible for four in five jobs c... [Published Blackmore Vale Magazine - 4 hours ago]
A community-driven health service would do Labo... [Published Telegraph - 7 hours ago]
Up against the (solid) wall: What changes to th... [Published ippr - 12 hours ago]
Justice Scalia Did Not Know You Can't Get HBO F... [Published Business Insider - 17 hours ago]
Made in England [Published Progress Labour's Progressives - 19 hours ago]
Can the radical right win in the North? - Event [Published ippr - 19 hours ago]
North/South divide: does it exist? - Event [Published ippr - 19 hours ago]
Report: European Jobs and Skills: A Comprehensi... [Published Employability & Tackling Poverty - 20 hours ago]
South Africa post-election with Tim Gibbs - Event [Published ippr - 23 hours ago]
New plan to tackle payday money lenders welcome... [Published MKWeb - Apr 22 2014]
£450m levy on high cost lenders would fund 1.5m... [Published Government Opportunities - Apr 21 2014]
8 out of 10 small business would hire more staf... [Published Government Opportunities - Apr 21 2014]
Payday loan sharks could be swallowed up by Aff... [Published TheInformationDaily.com - Apr 21 2014]
Racist? No, our black-face dance is a proud tra... [Published Telegraph - Apr 21 2014]
Consumer credit Thinktank calls for levy to fig... [Published Big News Network - Apr 21 2014]
Monday Papers: Pfizer eyes AstraZeneca to creat... [Published Wealth Manager - Apr 21 2014]
Call for £450m levy on payday loans industry [Published itv.com - Apr 21 2014]
Call for one off levy on payday loans companies [Published itv.com - Apr 21 2014]
Affordable lenders 'need £450m aid' [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Apr 21 2014]
Affordable lenders 'need £450m aid' [Published Bridport News - Apr 21 2014]
Consumer credit Thinktank calls for levy to fig... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Apr 20 2014]
IPPR proposes payday-loan levy to help fund aff... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Apr 20 2014]
IPPR proposes payday-loan levy to help fund aff... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 20 2014]
'Most of these elderly people have a simple nee... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 19 2014]
Will Straw excited to meet blacked-up dancers. ... [Published Telegraph - Apr 19 2014]
Corgan Wins Shanghai Airport Authority Competit... [Published AndhraNews.net - Apr 18 2014]
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Kenya: Green Economy Assessment Report: Kenya [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 15 2014]
Source: Government of Kenya, UN Environment ProgrammeCountry: Kenya Nairobi, 15 April 2014 – Kenya’s transition to a green economy could produce major economic benefits – equivalent to an estimated USD 45 billion by 2030 – as well as greater food security, ...
Why Ideas Matter [Published Mail Online - Peter Hitchens - Apr 11 2014]
This posting is aimed at showing how wild, fringe ideas, which hardly anyone notices at the time they are first set out,  turn into British government policy. I must express my gratitude to the estimable and courageous Erin Pizzey, for kindly lending ...
J.P. Morgan and IPPR Announce New Skills at Wor... [Published EON Business - Apr 01 2014]
LONDON--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--J.P. Morgan today announced the launch of New Skills at Work in Europe alongside the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) as lead research partner. The initiative is an initial $30 million, three-year programme ...
J.P. Morgan and IPPR Announce New Skills at Wor... [Published EON Consumer - Apr 01 2014]
LONDON--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--J.P. Morgan today announced the launch of New Skills at Work in Europe alongside the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) as lead research partner. The initiative is an initial $30 million, three-year programme ...
J.P. Morgan and IPPR Announce New Skills at Wor... [Published Business Wire Professional Services News - Apr 01 2014]
LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--J.P. Morgan today announced the launch of New Skills at Work in Europe alongside the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) as lead research partner. The initiative is an initial $30 million, three-year programme focused ...
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J.P. Morgan and IPPR Announce New Skills at Wor... [Published JPMorgan Chase Press Releases - Apr 01 2014]
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