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Jun 16

Payments need a lighter touch

Demos Finance warns, competition and innovation in bank payments risks being undermined if the system's new regulator is too heavy handed in City AM. 

Jun 8

GPs 'must offer more cervical cancer tests'

Sunday Times covers Demos 's report calling for GPs to offer more cervical cancer tests.

Jun 8

GPs should 'offer on the-spot smear tests'

Jo Salter talks to Sky News about Demos's new report on cervical cancer. 

May 20

Why there is a need for volunteering qualifications

Demos' Ian Wybron, writing in the Guardian, suggests that charitable organisations and employers need to work together on accreditation schemes that recognise the skills employees gain by volunteering

May 15

Women troll each other online

The Daily Mail picks up on Demos research suggesting that women are increasingly likely to use the same misogynistic terms on Twitter that are used against them.

May 10

Women as likely as men to tweet misogynist abuse

Analysis by the Centre for Analysis of Social Media (CASM) at Demos reveals that women use misogynistic terms on Twitter almost as often as men, reports the Independent.

Apr 28

Boris Johnson: the root question

A Guardian editorial places Demos research on MP 'localness' in the context of Boris Johnson's potential return to Parliament in 2015.

Apr 25

Two-thirds of MPs are 'local' people

The BBC cites a new Demos Quarterly article suggesing that 63% of MPs are 'local' to the areas they represent in Parliament, with the Lib Dems considered the most 'local' main party.

Apr 25

Why 'skin in the game' could be the key to reforming markets

Labour's Policy Coordinator Jon Cruddas MP, writing in the New Statesman, suggests that the principle of 'skin in the game', as outlined by Duncan O'Leary in Demos Quarterly,

Apr 24

Warning of 'unacceptable' lottery in care of the dying

Citing Demos research from last year, the Telegraph reports on the chief inspector of hospitals' claim that there are 'huge inequalities' in treatment of the dying in the UK.

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 overa

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 i

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.