Topic: Vulnerable communities

Bridgend, Wales

The Welsh government is to trial a form of Basic Income as part of its COVID-19 recovery strategy. So how should it be designed?

A striking element of pandemic recovery planning in Wales has been the announcement of a Basic Income scheme. But what ...
The UK’s COVID recovery strategy will only ‘build back better’ if it delivers for low-paid workers

The UK’s COVID recovery strategy will only ‘build back better’ if it delivers for low-paid workers

Policymakers should not assume that a rising minimum wage and reopened economy will be sufficient to achieve an inclusive pandemic ...

RESEARCH NOTES

Northern Ireland’s Feminist Recovery Plan: why COVID-19 recovery requires a gender-sensitive approach

Northern Ireland’s Feminist Recovery Plan: why COVID-19 recovery requires a gender-sensitive approach

From the demands of unpaid care to increased levels of domestic violence, the disproportionate impact of the pandemic on women ...
How to boost UK jobs and skills after the pandemic: four priority areas for action

How to boost UK jobs and skills after the pandemic: four priority areas for action

The recent IPPO-Economics Observatory roundtable on adult training brought specialists and policymakers from all UK nations together to discuss how ...
COVID-19 sign in street

For the ‘COVID decade’ ahead, the UK’s intersecting inequalities demand interconnected solutions

A hallmark of the pandemic has been the exacerbation of inequalities. The British Academy’s review of COVID-19’s long-term societal impacts ...
COVID-19 vaccines

What does global evidence tell us about the optimal way to distribute COVID-19 vaccines?

The International Network for Government Science Advice has been monitoring different prioritisation models for vaccine rollout – from the arts ...
man rough sleeping on a street

Minimising the impact of COVID-19 on people sleeping rough: an overview of UK and global responses

While policy innovations in many countries have reduced the immediate risks for rough sleepers during COVID-19, these interventions are typically ...
Should we be rethinking how we gather evidence on the impacts of COVID-19?

Should we be rethinking how we gather evidence on the impacts of COVID-19?

IPPO’s project lead for Wales addresses the challenge – for researchers and policymakers alike – of how to reach the ...
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