OECD analysis indicates that the cost of childcare as a percentage of income for a two-earner family is now the highest in the developed world.
Professor Len Shackleton is Economics Fellow at the Institute of Economic Affairs. David Cameron’s trip to the Nordic-Baltic conference seems to have reinforced his view that companies should be pressurised into putting women on their boards. At present he favours Lord Davies’s “target” of 25% female board membership for FTSE-100 companies, but is hinting that […]
Len Shackleton is a fellow of the Institute of Economic Affairs. The Government recently produced its response to the Culture, Media and Sport Committee’s inquiry into the governance of football. There are of course some ways in which professional football may impinge on government responsibilities – for example, the sale of broadcasting rights (which may […]