Ahead of the 2017 Autumn Budget, the UK Women’s Budget Group have written a series of briefings on the impact of cuts to 11 distinct areas. Click on the links below to view a PDF version of each briefing (these will be uploaded periodically over the...
Proposals in the Conservative Party manifesto which would increase the number of people who have to pay for the care they receive in their own home hit the headlines yesterday. But with over a million people not getting the social care they need and local councils...
In its submission to the UK Government’s Industrial Strategy Consultation, the Women’s Budget Group welcomes the government’s recognition that a modern industrial strategy is needed to deliver a ‘fairer society’. We believe that the priorities set out in the strategy...
The Women’s Budget Group’s comprehensive gender impact assessment of the 2017 Spring Budget.
The UK Women’s Budget Group briefing on the crisis in social care
The UK Women’s Budget Group briefing on the impact of changes in the tax treatment of savings and investments from a gender perspective
The UK Women’s Budget Group’s background briefing on the key policy issues impacting Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG).
The UK Women’s Budget Group’s briefing on the key policy issues impacting childcare.
While public attention has focused on the impact of changes to NICs for the self-employed, women on the lowest incomes, by 2020, stand to lose almost three times as much as the maximum increase in the overall NIC contributions of the highest-earning self-employed. The...
Ahead of the 2017 Budget, the UK Women’s Budget Group has written a briefing on the impact of cuts to social security benefits on women since 2010. Key points from the briefing are: Cuts to social security benefits affect women more than men because of their generally...
In advance of the 2017 Budget, the UK Women’s Budget Group has written a briefing on the impact of changes in taxation policy on women and on the funding of public services and investment
Simulating employment effects by gender in countries in emerging economies.
A report by the UK Women’s Budget Group for the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) and UN Women.
Theresa May became Prime Minister in the wake of the EU referendum which had revealed a deeply divided country. She pledged to build a country and economy that ‘works for everyone’, and the Chancellor affirmed those aspirations in his Autumn Statement address. In...
The Chancellor pledged in his Autumn Statement to build a country and economy that ‘works for everyone’. Yet, despite requirements of the Public Sector Equality Duty (PSED), the government did not provide systematic evidence of how different groups in society are...
Low income black and Asian women are paying the highest price for austerity according to new analysis by the Women’s Budget Group in partnership with the race equality think tank Runnymede Trust.
Updated briefing from the UK Women’s Budget Group on the costing, employment effects and financing of universal provision of childcare in the UK. This briefing considers the case for providing universal and free childcare services in the UK to promote better child...
From childcare to pensions, equal pay to welfare reform, changes to tax rates to decisions on spending, the Women’s Budget Group analyses the gender impact of economic and social policies
Nov 3, 2016 | Analysis
New report launched by the PSA Care Commission and Women’s Budget Group
How will Theresa May’s Government live up to her early promises?
Questions the vote to leave has raised
Women paying for the Chancellor’s tax cuts’: WBG analysis of the 2016 Budget
The Women’s Budget Group analyses the gender impact of employment and pay policies
Invest in the care economy to create twice as many jobs as investment in construction industries and promote gender equality: Research report
Here to stay: Women now make up the majority of the newly self employed, but how much of this growth is choice and how much necessity? With a gender pay gap of 41% is self employment a route to low pay for women?
The Women’s Budget Group analyses the gender impact of care services and social care policies
A briefing from the UK Women’s Budget Group
Gender is often invisible in debates about poverty…
Determining how far election manifesto promises match up to the proposals set out in Plan F
Plan A has failed. It’s time for Plan F: a feminist economic strategy to stimulate social and economic recovery
The Women’s Budget Group analyses the gender impact of taxation
The Women’s Budget Group analyses the gender impact of social security including working age benefits, tax credits and child benefit
The Women’s Budget Group analyses the gender impact of Universal Credit