Predictions, Mocks or Models? Learning from cancelled predictive analytics in public services

August 20, 2020

By Anna Grant, Senior Policy and Development Officer

Like many other forgotten tokens of youth alongside ticket stubs and postcards, I still have the unmistakable white envelope containing my A Level results tucked away in a desk drawer. On the rare occ...

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Employer perspectives on the future of the Minimum Wage

August 19, 2020

by Douglas White, Head of Advocacy

This week we launched the second report in our series looking at the Future of the Minimum Wage with the Learning and Work Institute. This report, following our research into public attitudes and ...

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Can COVID-19 help accelerate Northern Ireland into an Enabling State?

August 10, 2020

by Hannah Ormston, Policy and Development Officer and Lauren Pennycook, Senior Policy and Development Officer

We have faced no greater challenge in recent history than the COVID-19 crisis. The pandemic has touched every part of our lives - our health; our wealth; our relationship with our governments; and our...

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Shifting the Balance of Community Power

July 30, 2020

By Pippa Coutts, Policy and Development Manager

 

There is a strong consensus emerging that after the pandemic, we must ‘build back better’. Last week, we published six propositions to connect the recovery effort with the transformative systems...

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Out with the old, in with the bold: six propositions for building back better

July 17, 2020

by Sarah Davidson, CEO, Carnegie UK Trust

Those of you who follow the work of the Trust will know that our calls for governments to focus on societal wellbeing aren’t new. We have been working on this for over a decade now, as have many oth...

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The impact of COVID19 on the affordable credit sector: anecdote to evidence

July 2, 2020

by Rachel Heydecker, Policy and Development Officer, Carnegie UK Trust

The Carnegie UK Trust works to improve personal, community and societal wellbeing. Many of the issues that we work on, and the partners and groups who we work with, are deeply affected by the impact ...

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Conversations with communities: Sharing common experiences from Scotland, England, Northern Ireland and Wales

July 1, 2020

by Hannah Ormston and Rachel Heydecker, Policy and Development Officers; and Pippa Coutts, Policy and Development Manager, Carnegie UK Trust

The Carnegie UK Trust works to improve personal, community and societal wellbeing. Many of the issues that we work on, and the partners and groups who we work with, are deeply affected by the impact ...

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Super-policies: New Thinking to Build Back Better

June 26, 2020

by Jennifer Wallace, Head of Policy, Carnegie UK Trust

The Carnegie UK Trust works to improve personal, community and societal wellbeing. Many of the issues that we work on, and the partners and groups who we work with, are deeply affected by the impact ...

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Kindness to future generations?

June 16, 2020

by Ben Thurman, Senior Policy and Development Officer, Carnegie UK Trust

Over the last few months, much has been written and said about what we might do differently to secure a fairer, greener, more inclusive future. But amidst the rhetoric about kindness, compassion and s...

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Putting our money where our children’s mouths are: Understanding public spending on children’s wellbeing

June 11, 2020

by Jackie Brock, Sophie Flemig,  Katherine Trebeck and Jen Wallace.

 

The middle of a pandemic may seem like a strange time to be talking about how we move money around the ‘system’ of public services and social security. There are pressing and urgent needs to be me...

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