Angus Hanton feels the dice are loaded against the young, and government action is required if we are to avoid a breach in social cohesion
David Kingman explains a new set of figures from the Council of Mortgage Lenders which shows how difficult the situation facing first-time buyers has become
Claire Lamont describes why “generation rent” have a good subject at their fingertips for a film to enter the IF Film Competition
David Kingman examines the trend in current British society for viewing rising house prices as an unquestionably positive development
David Kingman reports on some new evidence from ING Direct that suggests older people in Britain are becoming more likely to downsize when they retire.
Mired in debt and a stagnant economy, Melissa Jane Knight tells us how the world looks if you’re in your late twenties – and urges all 16–30 year olds to put the case forward by entering the IF Film Competition
David Kingman explores some new research which shows just how tough conditions for today’s youth will be as they progress through life
Liz Emerson explains why IF has launched the IF Film Competition, and raises some of the issues that should provoke young film makers to take up the challenge
Liz Emerson lays out the causes of the current housing squeeze, why this matters profoundly to society at large, and what should be done about it.
Young people who return to living with their parents have been dubbed the “Boomerang Generation”. David Kingman asks whether this happens by choice – or if they are forced to by factors beyond their control