IF Vox Pop: a recent graduate’s tale

IF Vox Pop is a series of pieces submitted to the Intergenerational Foundation by members of the public, expressing their take on the issues we raise. Here Brendan Hollowood tells of his struggles to get a foothold in the UK workforce that have forced him abroad.

Britain’s Brain Drain

Peter Hanton examines the rise in bright British undergraduates applying to universities outside the UK, and looks at why those educated in Britain are increasingly taking jobs abroad.

Tuition fees and their inflationary link to CPI: update

The Chancellor’s Autumn Statement broke the link between CPI and increases in benefits. So the unintended effect of the rise in tuition fees – potentially wiping out the deficit reduction that the scheme was supposed to achieve – has been averted. But public service pensioners will still gain. Antony Mason explains…