Tags: "local government"


Reforming the Precept

Reforming the Precept: A stepping-stone to sustainable care

The ‘social care precept’ represents a major innovation in financing public expenditure on care in England. This report analyses its strengths, weaknesses, and its future.

July 19, 2016 ×


Care reform - the doomsday scenario

Care reform: the doomsday scenario

Implementation of the government’s ‘capped cost’ reforms in 2016 could impose an earthquake on the residential care sector.

October 17, 2013 ×


Care funding - read the small print

Care funding: Read the small print

After fully 18 months of reflection since the final report of the Dilnot Commission, the coalition government is today announcing how it wants to see funding for long-term care in England reformed.

February 11, 2013 ×


Older Peoples Spending Whats in a label

Older People’s Spending: What’s in a label?

With the population ageing, we often hear grandiose statements about the need to reshape the welfare state or transform health and social care. But, how society performs at adapting to population ageing will really come down to the behaviour of individual older people and the daily choices they make about […]

September 28, 2012 ×


Care funding focus on the bigger picture

Care funding: focus on the bigger picture

Last week saw debate on social care reform slip further away from the real issues of concern.

August 20, 2012 ×


Housing boost the rental reality

Housing boost: the rental reality

Today saw the publication of a report on the private rental sector by Sir Adrian Montague. Its central recommendation is to unleash institutional investment in ‘build-to-let’ properties – homes not designed for owning, but just for renting.

August 23, 2011 ×

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