Products of their times? Intergenerational divides in social attitudes

IF’s Rakib Ehsan summarises the important intergenerational findings of the latest British Social Attitudes Survey (BSA 35). As well as there being clear intergenerational divides in regard to party support and support for EU membership, there is evidence of an “attitudes chasm” between the oldest and youngest cohorts of Britain’s voting-age population over welfare provision… Read more »

The Great Political Divide: Britain’s Young and Old

IF’s Rakib Ehsan summarises the findings of the most recent face-to-face British Election Study survey, which further develops the image of Britain’s younger people being more progressive and outward-looking in their general view of the UK’s place in the international system

Vice-chancellors are still making hay

The pay of vice-chancellors in universities is currently under scrutiny. Liz Emerson, IF Co-founder, looks at a new report by the House of Commons Library

Time to do something about Internships (paid and unpaid)

Phil Radcliff, ex-global Human Resources Director and IF volunteer, points to the iniquities of internships and calls for greater clarification and collaboration between young people, their educational institutions and the world of work

The far-reaching consequences of student loan debt

Delving into a new review, IF researcher Chloe Wall looks at the crippling impact of student debt on young graduates, and calls for more holistic research to prevent a future crisis