Managing automation: Employment, inequality and ethics in the digital age – Institute for Public Policy Research

Discussion paper from the Institute for Public Policy Research that argues that public policy should seek to accelerate automation to reap the productivity benefits, while building new institutions to ensure the dividends of technological change are broadly shared. It suggests that

Combatting loneliness one conversation at a time: A call to action – Jo Cox Commission on Loneliness

Report on loneliness calling for development of a national strategy with a ministerial lead, measurable outcomes, annual reporting and a knowledgebase of what works in combatting loneliness.  This report seeks to be a catalyst for innovation and action across government,

Funding and financing inclusive growth in cities – Centre for Cities

This report explores the funding and finance options available to cities, seting out are four approaches that cities could potentially take to fund and finance inclusive growth policy: Taxes and fees – raising or retaining income from taxes, charges and fees Partnerships

Psychosocial pathways and health outcomes: Informing action on health inequalities – Public Health England

Unequal distribution of the social determinants of health, such as education, housing and employment, drives inequalities in physical and mental health. There is also extensive evidence that ‘psychosocial’ factors, such as work stress, influence health and wellbeing. This report highlights the current

The final injustice: variation in end of life care in England – Macmillan Cancer Care

Macmillian Cancer Care report that looks at the experience of cancer patients’ final months and years. It finds that cancer patients approaching the end of their life face repeat emergency visits and the situation is worse for patients who are

Challenging Health Inequalities: Support for CCGs – NHS England

This guide has been created to help identify areas of variation in emergency admissions in more and less deprived CCGs and to promote a discussion where variation occurs.

Inequalities in later life: The issue and the implications for policy and practice – Centre for Ageing Better

Whilst there are a range of influences on inequalities in later life, the most compelling evidence relates to our circumstances and experiences across the life course and the combination of multiple factors that shape people’s experiences in later life (intersectionality). Inequalities in later

Inequalities in later life – Centre for Ageing Better

Report that  aims to understand the main factors that influence inequalities in later life and the nature of inequalities and  the state of the evidence and identified evidence gaps in the following areas: Subjective wellbeing Physical and mental health Life and healthy life

UK Poverty 2017: A comprehensive analysis of poverty trends and figures – Joseph Rowntree Foundation

UK Poverty 2017 highlights that overall, 14 million people live in poverty in the UK – over one in five of the population. This is made up of eight million working-age adults, four million children and 1.9 million pensioners. 8 million

We can solve poverty in the UK: A strategy for governments, communities, businesses and citizens – Joseph Rowntree Foundation

Independent, long-term strategy to solve poverty in the UK which aligns greater corporate responsibility with an active, enabling state, promoting individual capacity and capability.

UK poverty: Causes, costs and solutions – Joseph Rowntree Foundation

This report explains what poverty is and what causes it, highlights trends and projections in UK poverty, and makes recommendations for tackling: the high costs driving poverty, including housing poverty in childhood poverty in working age poverty in later life

A tale of two cities: Community perspectives and narratives on inequality, struggle, hope and change – The Young Foundation

Report that presents community perspectives on what inequality is, and how it is experienced, struggled with and resisted. This research is based on three communities in a Northern city it aims to describe the lived experience of inequality to identify

When I’m 64: the ILC-UK factpack on retirement transitions – The International Longevity Centre – UK (ILC-UK)

This is the ILC-UK’s fourth Factpack, setting out the key facts and figures underpinning the longevity revolution. It focus’ attention on those individuals in the “retirement zone” – the age where retirement becomes an increasingly important consideration as individuals leave or plan

Transportation and the Role of Hospitals – Health Research & Educational Trust

Individuals struggling with food insecurity, housing instability, limited access to transportation or other barriers may experience poor health outcomes, increased health care utilization and increased health care costs. Addressing these determinants of health, commonly referred to as social determinants of health, or simply social determinants, will have a

Keeping us well: How non-health charities address the social determinants of health – The Health Foundation, Institute of Health Equity and NPC

Stark and widespread health inequalities in the UK represent a striking social injustice. A difference of nearly two decades in healthy life expectancy* between those living in the least and most deprived areas is largely influenced by social, economic, and

Movement Into Employment: Return on Investment Tool: Estimation of benefits from moving an individual from unemployment into sustainable employment – Public Health England

Public Health England guidance to help local commissioners estimate the benefits of moving an individual from worklessness into employment. Aimed at Local authorities, clinical commissioning groups (CCGs), Jobcentre Plus and national policymakers can use the results from this interactive tool

Root causes: quality and inequality in dental health – QualityWatch

This QualityWatch report analyses data on dental health outcomes and activity. It reveals that, while dental health has shown consistent overall improvement over decades, there has been persistent regional and socioeconomic inequality. Several data sources indicate that dental health is

Meeting us where we’re at: Learning from INTEGRATE’s work with excluded young people – Centre for Mental Health

Considers the approach taken by London-based charity MAC-UK in offering mental health support to young people involved in gangs or at risk of offending. The INTEGRATE approach engages young people through activities that they set up themselves and getting referrals

Public Health Working With The Voluntary, Community And Social Enterprise Sector: New Opportunities And Sustainable Change: Case Studies – Local Government Association

The case studies in this report show how public health and the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector (VCSE) are working together to make a real difference to people’s health and wellbeing. The case studies demonstrate how harnessing the skills,