How could the government reform inheritance tax to increase intergenerational fairness?

The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Inheritance and Intergenerational Fairness recently launched its final set of recommendations on how inheritance tax needs to be reformed to reduce intergenerational inequality. David Kingman provides a brief guide to their proposals

Dutch people vs climate change

In December 2019, after almost six years of battling between the Dutch state and its citizenry, the Netherlands’ highest court ruled for the plaintiffs (the Urgenda Foundation and 886 citizens), stating that the Dutch government must reduce its emissions in line with its human rights obligations. Cameron Leitch explains the importance of this case in… Read more »

Alternatives to plastic: are they any better?

Many young adults are currently concerned about the impact which their plastic consumption could be having on the environment. However, new research suggests that we still don’t know enough about the environmental impact of plastic alternatives to be certain that they are actually better for the environment than plastic, as David Kingman explains

OK Boomer!

“OK Boomer”, a simple retort against the Baby Boomer generation, is now more than an internet phenomenon. With the phrase garnering an ever-growing presence among Generation Z, IF placement Cameron Leitch investigates how the phrase has developed and what its popularity says about current intergenerational attitudes

When will Millennials reach life’s major milestones? (Part 2)

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has recently published a new piece of analysis which looks at the average ages at which people currently hit major milestones in life, such as having children. In the second of two blogs on this topic, David Kingman looks at how these are changing, and what this could mean… Read more »