NEF in the news, August 2021

Media coverage of the New Economics Foundation

‘£20 cut would repeat past mistakes’ universal credit campaigners tell PM
NEF was among 100 organisations urging the government not to cut Universal Credit by £20 a week. See more in the Big Issue

Young people benefit most from being in the office, warns Sunak
Alex Chapman was quoted in People Management on recent NEF furlough analysis

Companies failing to pay minimum wage
Miatta was on GB News responding to list of 191 firms that aren’t paying employees the minimum wage. 

Covid travel and the vaccine rollout
Miatta was on Good Morning Britain to discuss changes to the rules for travelling and the need for vaccine access for all.

660,000 workers face furlough cliff edge
New NEF analysis showing the risk of a surge in unemployment when the furlough scheme ends in September was covered in the Daily Mirror, the Daily Express, the Financial Times, the Times, the Liverpool Echo and on BBC Radio Scotland (00.42:26)

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