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Jun 15

Give charities 100 per cent mandatory relief on business rates in England, sector bodies recommend

According to a 2013 report on charity shops by the think tank Demos, charity shops account for 5 per cent of charitable rate relief in England, writes The Third Sector.

Jun 10

Humour as a weapon in the faltering fight against Isis

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Jun 10

Students with 'grit' do not push themselves to excess

In light of new research on students' character attributes, BBC News cites Demos' Character Nation report.

Jun 5

Viewpoint: How do you instil good character?

The teaching of good character in schools has been backed by the government. But just how do you go about that asks, Jonathan Birdwell.

Jun 5

What do we need to do to get schools to embrace character education?

Ralph Scott argues in the Times' Educational Supplement for character education to be embedded in the UK's schooling system.

Jun 5

Mass surveillance is being undermined by the ‘Snowden effect’

The 'Snowden Effect' has undermined governments' mass surveillance attempts, writes Alex Krasodomski-Jones in the Spectator.

Jun 5

Nicky Morgan: top rugby coaches to teach pupils 'grit and respect'

The Telegraph trails Demos' Character Nation report.

Jun 5

What could a post-Miliband policy agenda look like?

Charlie Cadywould argues in LabourList why pre-distribution should remain a central flank of Labour's policy platform.

Jun 5

5.3m homes unoccupied by ‘last time buyers’

Demos research on lack of retirement-specific housing featured in Property Week.

Jun 5

The Dark Net: Inside the Digital Underworld

PopMatters prints an exclusive extract of Jamie Bartlett's book, The Dark Net, ahead of its US launch.

Mar 5

Demos: Two-thirds of parents who back apprenticeships say ‘not for my child’

Over 9 in 10 parents agree apprenticeships are a good option for young people, but only a third think it is best for their child, according to a major cross-party Demos report.

Feb 10

Demos: Replace half of food banks with sustainable solutions to food poverty

The number of food banks in Britain should be cut in half by 2020 and replaced with sustainable solutions to food poverty, according to a new Demos report.

Dec 31

Demos: Counter-terrorism strategy is ‘costing charities millions’

International aid charities are struggling to use their donations for frontline services due to stricter counter-terrorism legislation causing banks to shut down accounts in an effort to reduce their overall risk.   

Dec 29

Demos: Young voters concerned more about online privacy than immigration or the EU

Young voters are significantly more concerned by living costs, unemployment and online privacy than issues such as immigration or Britain’s relationship with the EU, according to a new Demos report.<

Nov 14

Politicians call for ‘Help to Move’ package to help older people downsize

A group of influential politicians has urged the Government to offer a package of financial support and advice to make it easier for older people to move home if they wish to downsize.

Oct 19

Demos: Migrant health access fears put vulnerable people at risk

A new report by the think-tank Demos urges the Government to set up ‘all-in-one’ centres combining GPs with advisors to encourage migrants to seek health treatment despite concerns over their immigration status.

Sep 2

Push NHS to build more residential care, says former care minister

NHS Trusts should sell surplus land next to hospitals to build enough care homes and supported living apartments to meet increasing demand, Paul Burstow MP will say.

Aug 31

Give self-employed the freedom to access their pensions

Self-employed workers should be given the power to access their recent pension contributions to allow more people to save with confidence.

Aug 23

Demos: Male celebrities receive more abuse on Twitter than women

An analysis of 2 million tweets by the think tank Demos reveals that male public figures are several times more likely than women to receive abuse on Twitter.

Aug 18

Demos: 700,000 ‘left voiceless’ by lack of national ESOL strategy

Around 700,000 migrants are being ‘left voiceless’ due to the Government’s lack of a national strategy to teach English, according to a new Demos report.