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An independent panel has been established to advise ministers on the steps needed to ensure the costs of making homes climate-friendly can be spread in a way that’s just and fair for everyone. Made up of experts from economics, fuel poverty and strategic planning, it will meet for the fir

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Hillcrest has been accredited as a real Living Wage employer with all of its employees now receiving a minimum hourly wage of £9.90. The real Living Wage is an independently calculated rate based on the cost of living and is paid voluntarily by employers. The rate is calculated annually by The

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Households in the UK are set to be £1,000 worse off next year due to the tightening of living costs, caused by rising energy prices, alongside a shortage of workers and supplies caused by Covid and Brexit, according to a new report by the Resolution Foundation. The think-tank warned that highe

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A typical low-income family with children could see their income fall by over £20 a week over the next six months as households across the UK experience a triple whammy cost of living crunch from rising prices and energy bills along with falling income support, according to new analysis publis

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A total of 450,000 families across the UK are reported to have fallen behind on rent as a result of the coronavirus crisis, according to new figures released by the Resolution Foundation. The report found that 9% of families in the social rented sector were behind with their housing payments in Janu

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Property wealth held in Scotland has increased ten-fold over the last 50 years, but the last decade has been marked by rising housing wealth inequality, according to a new Resolution Foundation report.

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The Scottish Government risks missing its child poverty targets by some distance as poverty levels are set to rise rather than fall over the next five years, according to new analysis published today by the Resolution Foundation. The analysis shows that, following large falls in the 2000s, relative

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Young people whose parents have property wealth are now almost three times as likely to be homeowners by the age of 30, compared to those whose parents have no property wealth, according to a new report. With the ‘Bank of Mum and Dad’ now considered to be a key lender for first-time buyers, Hous

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A think-tank has called on policy makers to radically reform the private rental sector to make it fit for raising children and retirement after a new report found that a generation of young people face the prospect of never owning their own home. Published today by the Resolution Foundation, Home Im

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Average house prices across the UK have increased 5.1 times faster than average weekly earnings over the last five years, new figures have revealed. Resolution Foundation analysis of the latest ONS House Price Index (HPI) shows that house prices have increased by 36 per cent since April 2011, while

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