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The pace of change in the labour market has accelerated tremendously. Juan Guerra FRSA argues that we need to be constantly learning to perform to our fullest potential and outlines some proposals that would allow millions to utilize and develop their skills.
In the past few years, the term ‘a perfect storm’ has been employed to describe the twin challenges of relentless growth in demand for public services at a time of flat or reducing government budgets.
As spending cuts continue to impact on arts funding, the need for measuring impacts is more important than ever. William Wingate FRSA argues that there maybe an unlikely model from which to learn: transport.
No economic growth means no underlying increase in tax revenues. In today’s flat-lining economy Julian Chisholm FRSA argues that fiscal policy should assume no growth in tax revenues and only supply-side boosting public expenditure should be financed by borrowing.
Increased diversity in public sector provision should be welcomed argues Tom Levitt FRSA.
David Kauders FRSA argues that the financial system that evolved from the early Italian bankers needs a fundamental change.
Jack Kenward FRSA argues that RSA Fellows can make an independent and distinctive contribution to the debate on universities.
David Pitt-Watson FRSA urges that UK government policy ensures that it builds a pension system that meets 21st century needs.
John Collison suggests that the time is ripe for policymakers and commentators to understand and encourage employees to hold or save for shares.
FRSAs Gill Howland and Jamie Smith believe there is now a sea change in government thinking on further education.
Alex Fox FRSA points out how cost-effective preventative care services can be.
Peter Wanless FRSA says we must not forget to show appreciation for the amount given to charity by ordinary people.
Robert Hill discusses the English baccalaureate and issues a call for headteachers to stand up to government.
David Pitt Watson FRSA seeks Fellows’ help to improve people’s pension options
Chris Waterman FRSA is concerned about how austerity measures will impact on children.
The government wants to get rid of top-down targets and introduce payment by results. It may struggle to do both argues David Boyle FRSA .
Energy saving community trusts can help meet carbon targets and strengthen neighbourhoods, suggests John Swinney FRSA.
Howard Reed delves into the story behind the recent Budget
Ben Lucas examines the manifestos of the three main political parties and highlights the issues that face the general election.
Co-production is becoming the new orthodoxy across the political spectrum but the debate is largely being conducted at a level of abstraction and political positioning, bemoans Robert Hill