Today we publish Levelling Up Pensions, which looks at how pension reform can significantly boost opportunities for lower income workers and regions. We call for the government to abolishing the earnings trigger for auto-enrolment into workplace pensions.
- Richard Holden and Will Tanner wrote for Times Red Box, outlining what changes to the auto-enrolment pension scheme could mean for levelling up
- Will Tanner spoke to Radio 4’s Today programme this morning, and Richard Holden spoke to Times Radio. Tune into the Commons this afternoon for Richard’s question at PMQ’s and to hear him put forward the Ten Minute Rule Bill shortly afterwards.
- It was also covered in the Daily Mail, FT Adviser, The Daily Express, and Politico’s London Playbook
Before Christmas, we published Family Fortunes, where we made the case for a broader and deeper family tax allowance, further strengthening the institution of family. The report was covered in The Telegraph, and Luke Stanley, author of the report, spoke to Times Radio and Talk Radio.
We also published two summary reports of roundtables held in 2021: Time to Serve, which explored the case for encouraging more young people to take part in civil service, and Global Britain, which explored how the UK should approach reforms to international corporate tax.
In the media
Over the last few weeks, Will Tanner has written for the following publications:
- iNewspaper on how and why the current honours system needs to be reformed; why the levelling up agenda should encourage wealthy people to give back to their hometowns, and why younger populations are being drawn to cryptocurrencies and NFTs, over stocks and shares.
- Prospect Magazine about the erosion of transparency in Scotland under devolution, and the need for greater, UK-wide statistical accountability.
- In response to the North Shropshire by-election, he wrote for Politico, House Magazine and Express.
He has also been quoted in the Financial Times in a piece covering Lord Frost’s resignation; The Telegraph about the issues facing Boris Johnson in 2022; PoliticsHome post-mortem of the North Shropshire by-election; and a piece for the Institute of Export & International Trade on the challenges facing Liz Truss as she takes over the Brexit brief.
Also in the media
Senior Researcher Francesca Fraser spoke to Luke Jones from Times Radio on the generational divide in politics, and discussed policies that have intergenerational unifying effects.
Onward’s report Paying it Forward, where we explored the rise of zombie firms in the UK, was cited in Visual Capitalist, in an article detailing four reasons why investors should consider an allocation to UK equities.