Apprenticeship schemes are regularly wheeled out as the solution to getting young people into work, but they have consistently failed. Will it be any different in the new COVID world? IF supporter Ned Walker sets out the reasons why we might not be overly optimistic
The Bruno Visentini Foundation has looked at international intergenerational initiatives to propose ways to tackle the intergenerational problems of Italy, one of which is an “opportunity income” scheme. Luciano Monti, Scientific co-director of the Bruno Visentini Foundation, explains the background, and the proposal.
Recent research suggests that most local authorities in England and Wales will be imposing large Council Tax increases this year in order to address shortfalls in their budgets. David Kingman looks at what implications this could have for intergenerational fairness
To mark the launch of the UK government’s first ever loneliness strategy, David Kingman looks at the growing amount of evidence which suggests that young adults are at disproportionate risk of feeling lonely