Our chart this week looks at the results of last year’s census, illustrating how the population of southern and central England has grown much faster than in the north of England and in Wales over the past decade.
This month’s top technical stories include a decrease in the UK’s estimated tax gap, delay to implementation of the global minimum tax rate and HMRC clarification on R&D tax credit compliance checks.
A slightly higher fiscal deficit for May and rising interest rates provide no comfort for the Chancellor as he considers how to respond to public sector wage demands.
Our chart illustrates how railway strikes are not the only problem facing Great British Railways, the new publicly owned body being established to run the rail network from next April.
The Knowledge Assets Team wants to identify, manage and protect intangible assets across the public sector to unlock social, economic and financial benefits for us all.
This week’s chart looks at the number of trips abroad by UK residents before, during and after the pandemic.
ICAEW’s response to a CIPFA LASAAC consultation has called for the local audit system leader to take a ‘whole system’ approach to resolve infrastructure reporting issues.
The Department for Health has £4bn of PPE in storage that will never be used, Public Accounts Committee report finds.
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In relation to attaining net zero, understand how evidence-based policy is made, what’s the academic theory behind it, how you report it and how you assure it.
Huge economic shock combined with unprecedented fiscal interventions results in a provisional deficit of £303bn. Whilst not as large as originally feared, the legacy of higher debt and greater exposure to interest rate risk will be with us for years to come.
Understand how the work of the National Infrastructure Commission might practically impact on infrastructure and investment decisions.
Local authorities across the UK are facing a grave threat to their finances.
More than eight out of 10 English councils providing adult social care services are at technical risk of bankruptcy.
Policymakers should ensure the burden of rebuilding is shared equally and not unfairly borne by the young, writes Mark Rowland.
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